1.0 FTE Term Upper Intermediate Teacher

Job Code: 3757803

Job Details
School District #8 (Kootenay Lake) is located in the southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada and serves the Lower Kootenay Band and the communities of Kaslo, Meadow Creek, Crawford Bay, Creston, Wynndel, Yahk, Nelson, Salmo, South Slocan, Winlaw, Slocan, and the surrounding rural areas. Our area is beautiful, vibrant, a fantastic place to raise children, has a world-renowned arts and entertainment community, and easily accesses a variety of amazing outdoor pursuits.

Kootenay Lake School District serves the learning needs of approximately 4700 students in several diverse communities and in an array of learning environments throughout the Kootenays. Our visionary, creative team of approximately 900 staff focuses on providing the best opportunities for students and their families. Our mission is to inspire and support each learner to thrive in a caring learning environment.

The School Board Office is located in Nelson, B.C. Our schools are dispersed geographically and range in size and composition:

- 13 elementary schools
- 1 middle school
- 1 K-10 school
- 4 secondary schools
- 2 K-12 schools
- online learning and blended programs
- an extensive array of program options, including Aboriginal Education, Late French Immersion, Outdoor Programs, and a strong International Program.

The annual pay range for a full time teacher is $61,522 to $108,126, with placement on the range based on experience and qualifications in accordance with the collective agreement.

Canyon-Lister Elementary is looking for a 1.0 FTE Term Upper Intermediate Teacher. We are seeking an experienced classroom teacher to work with our team of professionals in delivering an educational program to our students.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated successful classroom experience in an elementary classroom. It is expected that the successful applicant will work with and follow the school-based team plans for inclusion of all students, behaviour expectations, and continue to implement whole school wide programs related to school and district strategic plans.

The awarded applicant will be energetic, collaborative and an organized individual and is committed to student learning. The successful candidate is expected to plan, prepare and present curriculum related to an intermediate elementary classroom and apply current pedagogy to support student success.

Teachers applying for this position must possess the following skills and attributes:
A comprehensive understanding of BC’s revised curriculum, First Peoples Principles of Learning, and social-emotional learning (SEL) practices.
Practical understanding of the Circle of Courage
A demonstrated commitment to equity, reconciliation and inclusion.
Excellent verbal, written, facilitation and organizational skills.
Social-emotional competencies of self-awareness, empathy, flexibility, and relationship-building.
A demonstrated ability to develop and maintain rapport with students, staff and parents in a welcoming manner.
Proven ability to implement effective strategies to engage and support academic success for all learners in an inclusive environment.
Experience in designing and applying various assessment techniques to measure and monitor student progress.
Commitment to professional learning with a desire to learn and implement new methodologies and strategies to support a creative, engaged, and inclusive classroom experience.
Commitment to collaboration with students, parents and staff (both school and District) to enhance the school as a learning community.
Training in trauma-informed practices (e.g.: Complex Trauma Resources, etc.).
Experience with positive behaviour support, and a willingness to support the implementation of school-wide initiatives.

Required qualifications:
Bachelor of Education
A valid BC teaching certificate and current membership in the Teacher Regulation Branch

For more information on this position – please contact the Principal, Jennifer Adams at jennifer.adams@sd8.bc.ca

School District 8 supports equity hiring for Indigenous applicants.

While we appreciate all applications, we will contact only those who have been shortlisted.

*If you are experiencing any technical issues with your application process to contact Make A Future's customer service line as HR cannot upload or assist with these types of issues. We also cannot accept documents via email such as cover letters/resumes/transcripts/teaching reports via email as they do need to be part of the employee's Make a Future profile.
Posted On
May 24, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Canyon/Lister Elementary
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
End Date
2024/06/30 or until the return of the incumbent, whichever is sooner
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
  • Certificates & Diplomas
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Transcripts
Additional Notes
1.0 FTE Term Upper Intermediate Teacher