TEMP Placement 1.0 Grade 1/2 French Immersion

Job Code: 3684732

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French Immersion Teacher

 Continuing with Temporary Placement

Dorothy Lynas Elementary

Grade 1/2 French Immersion 1.0 FTE


The North Vancouver School District (“NVSD”) provides world-class instruction and a rich diversity of engaging programs to inspire success for every student and bring communities together to learn, share and grow. As a school district with over 15,000 students, their parents, and caregivers, and more than 2,500 staff, there is a strong sense of community. Shared values set the tone for how NVSD relates to its community in pursuing common goals, demonstrating consistent and fair leadership, and guiding it in working collaboratively and productively to realize its vision. NVSD’s core values of trust, responsibility, respect, and collaboration form the foundation of its work. With its focus on ‘Great Schools’ as Vibrant Learning Communities, progressive approach to instruction, firm belief in inclusive education, advocacy for Indigenizing learning, and emphasis on social emotional learning, the NVSD really is the natural place to learn, share, grow, and thrive.

North Vancouver School District honours diversity and recognizes the exceptional in everyone. Through 25 elementary schools, seven secondary schools, and North Vancouver Online Learning, NVSD offers students and staff a welcoming, safe, and inclusive culture and learning environment. NVSD acknowledges and thanks the Coast Salish people, upon whose traditional territory the district resides. NVSD expresses its gratitude to the Skwxwú7mesh and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, and values the opportunity to learn, share and grow on this traditional territory.


The successful applicant will work alongside a collaborative primary team. As a learning community, Dorothy Lynas is focused on Innovative Teaching and Learning which works in partnership with mental health and well-being. We strive for an Inclusive culture for all learners!


  • A Bachelor of Education Degree (Secondary), specialising in French Immersion.
  • Successful experience teaching French Immersion at the Secondary level.
  • Native-like fluency in French and English.
  • Successful completion of senior university course work in French Immersion Methodology or completion of a French Immersion Training Program.
  • Experience in and knowledge of content and processes contained within the Secondary French Immersion Language curriculum.


  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and demonstrated teaching ability.
  • Comprehensive understanding of curriculum coupled with demonstrated ability to interpret curriculum appropriately to accommodate individual differences.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement a variety of assessment practices to measure and monitor student progress effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize for instruction to maximize student potential.
  • Confidence and proficiency in using instructional organizers, concepts, and strategies that actively engage all students in learning.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability to structure and organize instructional strategies to enhance academic learning time.
  • Practical knowledge of district initiatives in reading so that reading skills and strategies can be taught explicitly across the curriculum to insure reading success.
  • Strategies to identify learning difficulties early, understand obstacles to learning, and implement effective intervention to maximize academic success.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant computer technologies to teaching and learning.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Evidence of personal initiative and strong work ethic.
  • Demonstrated successful and creative classroom experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness to the needs and demands of the profession.
  • Willingness to be involved in professional development, with an ongoing commitment to learn and implement new methodologies and strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, and staff to enhance the school as a learning community.


  • Possession of a BC Teaching Certificate
  • Membership in the BC Teacher Regulation Branch.

Posted On
March 24, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
North Vancouver
Dorothy Lynas Elementary
The starting annual salary for a full-time Teaching position ranges from $58,000 to $107,000, with placement on the range based
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter