1.0 FTE Term Grade 1/2 Classroom Teacher

Job Code: 3676842

Job Details
School District #8 (Kootenay Lake) is located in the southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada and serves 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.

Our visionary, creative team of 900 staff focuses on providing the best opportunities we can for about 5,000 students and their families. Our mission is to inspire and support each learner to thrive in a caring learning environment.

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.

School District #8 (Kootenay Lake) has a vacancy for a 1.0 FTE Term Grade 1/2 Classroom Teacher at Erickson Elementary in Creston.

The successful candidate should have knowledge and experience with early literacy acquisition. The awarded applicant will have recently demonstrated successful teaching in a elementary school settings, and have experience or education in Early Literacy and numeracy.

The awarded applicant will be innovative, creative, 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
A valid BC teaching certificate and current membership in the Teacher
Regulation Branch.
Recent experience or education in Early Literacy teaching
Recently demonstrated excellent classroom management skills,
organization and communication skills

Teachers applying for this position must possess the following attributes:
Willingness to work closely with parents of both special needs students
and the greater student population.
Excellent classroom management and student behaviour management
Knowledge of current instructional practices and curriculum.
Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills.
Proficiency and current use of technologies to enhance and personalize
Knowledge of current pedagogy on teaching in an elementary classroom.
Good organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to be flexible.

For more information on this position – please contact the Principal, Brian Hamm, at brian.hamm@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
February 09, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Erickson Elementary
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
End Date
2024/02/27 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 Grade 1/2 Classroom Teacher