24-026 A temporary .4 FTE Learning Support teaching position

Job Code: 3689496

Job Details

March 04, 2024


24-026 A temporary .4 FTE Learning Support teaching position is available at Cortes School , effective September 03, 2024 through June 30, 2025.

Please note there is a possibility that part time positions may be combined with other part time positions.

Cortes School is a small rural school located on Cortes Island (About Cortes Island), nestled amongst the spectacular Discovery Islands, at the entrance to Desolation Sound “amidst breathtaking fjords that penetrate the wild west coast of mainland British Columbia”. The island is accessible by ferry, water taxi, or float plane. The school serves the families living on the Island and offers education to students from Kindergarten to Grade 9. Residents of the area enjoy the many recreational activities available on their doorstep; these include sailing, hiking, biking, camping, and fishing (fin fish, shellfish, and crustaceans). Cortes Island is also home to a thriving agricultural and artisanal community. Please note, it is not possible to commute between Campbell River and Cortes Island on a daily basis.

School District 72 operates throughout a large geographic area. Campbell River and Quadra Island schools and our school board office are located on the traditional territory of the Liǧʷiɫdax̌ʷ people. School District 72 also encompasses the traditional territory of the Klahoose (Cortes), K’ómoks (Sayward), and Xwe’malhkwu (Bute Inlet) First Nations.

The District also respects and values the relationships with all other First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples who reside in these territories. It is with respectful consideration that the programs and services provided to students and staff acknowledge their histories, cultural contributions, and contemporary concerns.

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Relevant university qualifications;
  • A comprehensive understanding of current educational practices outlined in the BC Ministry of Education documents;
  • Committed to the craft of teaching, best practices, and standards of professional practice;
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, communicative, and problem-solving skills;
  • Flexible, adaptive, and nimble; and,
  • A commitment to professional development and growth.

The successful candidate for this position must have:

  • A Diploma or Degree in Special Education, with coursework in the following areas:Reading Disabilities, Math Remediation, Exceptional Children, Behavior Interventions, and Assessment and Evaluation with training to use Level B assessment tools;
  • At least two years of successful classroom teaching experience at the appropriate level;
  • Extensive knowledge and practice in modification and adaptation strategies for various levels of student performance and in designing remediation techniques for students with learning difficulties;
  • Demonstrated skills in time management and record keeping; interpersonal, verbal, and written communication; conflict resolution; and collaboration;
  • Demonstrated philosophy that supports inclusion for students with special needs;
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for students with special needs and students with different learning styles;
  • Ability to collaboratively develop, implement, and evaluate an IEP in consultation with classroom teachers, parents, students, district personnel and community professionals;
  • An understanding of computer technology, especially as it relates to students with special needs;
  • Demonstrated leadership in working as a team member with students, staff, educational assistants, and parents;
  • An understanding of assessment for learning and the ability to demonstrate its applications in designing differentiated instructional strategies for use in classrooms and other learning situations;
  • Ability to demonstrate how current practices align with SD72 learning beliefs.

All SD72 teachers will have a demonstrated understanding and commitment to teaching practice that embodies:

  • an inquiry-based and collaborative approach to the delivery of the BC Curriculum;
  • Social/Emotional Learning and an in-depth knowledge of the BC Mental Health Framework;
  • the incorporation of the First Nations Principles of Learning
  • diversity, inclusion, and equity;
  • support for the growth and development of individual learners through differentiated learning techniques; and,
  • the ability to work collaboratively with fellow teachers to plan, develop, and implement an extraordinary learning experience for each individual student.

The Campbell River School District proudly developed a Strategic Plan for 2024 - 2028 that prioritized the following:

  1. Honour Indigenous World Views and Perspectives
  2. Student-centred Learning Environments
  3. Evolving for Tomorrow

The following commitments are essential to all positions within the Campbell River School District :

  • Commitment and adherence to workplace policies, procedures & practices;
  • Commitment to standards of conduct, including behaving in a manner that is: respectful, professional, team-oriented, collegial, collaborative, ethical, honest, and trustworthy; and,
  • Commitment to understand and implement the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.


  • Professional development and growth opportunities.
  • The opportunity to grow your career in a small district.
  • Subsidized recreation incentives.
  • Progressive leadership team.
  • Positive collegial culture with a great sense of community.

The starting full time salary for this teaching position ranges from $58,267 and $106,217. Placement on salary scale is subject to verification of experience and certification and will be done in accordance with the current Collective Agreement.

Please ensure your application includes the following:

  • Cover Letter Stating Posting Number
  • Make a Future Online Application
  • Teacher Evaluations or Practicum Reports
  • References, including most recent Supervisor(s)
  • Updated Resume
  • Copy of Degree
  • Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate
  • TQS Category Card

* References must have knowledge of the applicant’s professional abilities; and, preferably have supervised their work.

Interested candidates are invited to apply through Make a Future


In the event of challenges with the Make a Future website, candidates may contact Make a Future directly for assistance at 1-877-900-5627 or 1-866-806-6851 .

Applications will be accepted until the posting closes the posting is filled.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, starting at

3 p.m. (PST) on Thursday, March 14, 2024

Please address cover letter to:
Nadine Duret-Sauer, Human Resources Officer

All candidates are thanked for their applications; however, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the Human Resources Department.

Posted On
May 03, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Part Time, Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Manson's Landing
Cortes Rural School
Employment Start Date
September 03, 2024
End Date