1.0 FTE Term Primary Classroom Teacher

Job Code: 3504990

Job Description

School District 8 (Kootenay Lake) is nestled in the Southeast corner of British Columbia. We are a vibrant area, covering 6 "families of schools" in the centres of Creston, Crawford Bay, Kaslo/Meadow Creek, Nelson, Salmo, and the Slocan Valley. 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.

Our FOCUS.LEARN.EXCEL philosophy and our Board of Education's Learning Goals of: Literacy, Numeracy, Indigenization and Inclusion guide our practice with our students. We focus on excellence for all learners in a nurturing environment.

Canyon Lister Elementary School has a vacancy for a 1.0 FTE Term Primary Teacher for the 2023/2024 school year.

The awarded applicant will have recent demonstrated successful experience experience in multi-aged classrooms.

The awarded applicant will be innovative, creative, team worker, self motivated and demonstrate understanding of the BC Curriculum and the district directions. They will be a person who is continually striving to improve pedagogy in a changing educational environment.

• Bachelor of Education (Elementary).
• A valid BC teaching certificate and current membership in the Teacher Regulation Branch.
• Recently demonstrated successful experience working at the Elementary level

Teachers applying for this position will preferably possess the following attributes:
Demonstrated ability to deliver an educational program in a multi-graded environment.
• Recent, demonstrated successful experience in an elementary/intermediate setting
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues to deliver a full educational program.
• Excellent classroom management skills;
• Knowledge of current instructional practices and curriculum
Strong understanding of literacy approaches and an ability to differentiate instruction to various levels
• Strong interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills
• Ability to work with a learning support teacher to implement inclusion practices for students with diverse needs.
• A willingness to work closely with parents;
• Excellent organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to be flexible

For further information please contact Principal, Laury Carriere at laury.carriere@sd8.bc.ca.

School District 8 supports equity hiring for Indigenous applicants.
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Posted On
May 24, 2023
Closing Date & Time
May 31, 2023 04:00 PM PST/PDT

Job Type
Full Time, Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Canyon/Lister Elementary
Employment Start Date
September 01, 2023
End Date
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
  • Certificates & Diplomas
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Transcripts