Temp PT (0.4) Reading Recovery Teacher (2023-24)

Job Code: 3502616

Job Details

Achieve Believe Connect

Position Description

A temporary part time (0.4) Reading Recovery Teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024. The assignment will be at Anne Roberts Young Elementary School.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)
  • Reading Recovery Teacher Certificate
  • Understanding that literacy acquisition is a complex process
  • Cognizant of the importance of using all available teaching time for assessment, selection and the teaching of Reading Recovery children
  • Able to administer, analyze and summarize data from the Observation of Early Literacy Achievement as well as Daily Running Records
  • Able to plan and respond to the literacy needs of students using the procedures in a Reading Recovery lesson
  • Be responsive to the needs of the student utilizing different instructional scaffolds
  • Ability to build in oral language, reading and writing activities that meet the learning needs of all students
  • Knowledge of different ways to monitor and share student progress
  • Proficient with technology with the ability to use a variety of applications needed to complete year end paperwork
  • Committed to the social, emotional, physical and academic development of each student
  • Experienced working with the school team
  • Ability to be collaborative with Reading Recovery Colleagues both informally and during Continuing Contact In-Service Sessions
  • Ability to teach lessons for colleagues during In-Service Sessions
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Has strong interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills including the ability to work effectively with teachers, parents, administrators, and other team members
  • Commitment to early literacy and early intervention
  • Commitment to working with colleagues on staff development activities linked to the school's Framework for Enhancing Student Learning
  • Knowledge of the learning outcomes and evaluation process to support the classroom programs with different strategies
  • Demonstrates success in achieving quality outcomes for all students
  • Experience working with students with complex needs
  • Strong management techniques that maintain an effective learning environment and student dignity

The Distinct Nature of Teaching and Learning at Anne Roberts Young Elementary School

Anne Roberts Young Elementary School was designed and built to facilitate a distinct learning environment. This process involved visitations to schools around the country, community consultation meetings and several design meetings with a cross-section of staff from around the district. These conversations on learning and learning spaces helped shape the architecture of the school.

Teaching/Learning Approach

Design Features


  • Co-creative approach to planning and teaching
  • Co-planning of lessons/units that incorporate the shared use of each of the spaces in the learning pod and around the school
  • Teacher Inquiry-based approach
  • Incorporates assessment for learning principles and Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Staff collaboration rooms in each learning pod
  • A diverse grouping of learning spaces in each learning pod with overhead doors that open to a common learning area
  • A variety of multi-use spaces around the school
  • Flexible spaces


Voice and Choice in learning

  • Project-based/hands-on learning connected to the community
  • Creating expert learners (UDL)
  • Leveraging technology for learning
  • Integration of indigenous learning principal
  • skills/competency based learning

Creativity and Critical Thinking

  • Importance of arts integration
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Intergenerational learning


  • Multiple access and challenge points within the classroom setting
  • Connected to the community
  • Davinci studios in each learning pod with additional sinks and power outlets
  • Learning Lab design in main area of school with access to technology
  • Heather Hannaford Music Room - large music hall and multi-use space for arts programming
  • Enhanced school gymnasium - with community use
  • Small and large presentation areas around the school with flexible spaces
  • Before and after school care
  • Attached daycare

Interested applicants are required to supply

  • Three (3) references
  • Verification of qualifications (BC Teacher Certificate)


  • $2000 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $4000 for teachers from other areas
  • $2,947 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)
  • Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $63,492 - $108,576
  • Benefits as per collective agreement with option to enroll in medical, dental, extended health, and group life insurance. Benefits are employer paid based on FTE

For more information please contact:

Broyden Bennett, Principal, Anne Roberts Young Elementary School, 236.365.2793 or bbennett@prn.bc.ca

Tracey Lariviere, District Principal, Early Learning & Child Care, tlariviere@prn.bc.ca

Please note:
All applications with relevant documentation must be made through
Make A Future for consideration for the position

About School District 60

School District 60 is noted for innovative educational practices and excellent cooperative relationships between all educational partners. Our district is made up of dedicated, energetic professionals for whom the achievement and well-being of their students is a first priority. Together we challenge, encourage and support all learners to be responsible for developing their abilities with respect for self, others and the environment.

School District 60 is progressive and growing. There are 23 schools in School District No. 60 (Peace River North). The district’s schools provide education services to approximately 6000 ethnically and demographically diverse students.

School District 60 is located on the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains in the northern tip of the Canadian Prairies in beautiful Fort St. John, BC. Fort St John is 478 km northeast of Prince George and 1,237 km north of Vancouver, situated near the border with neighbouring Alberta, 214 km west of Grande Prairie, Alberta. The region’s economy is prosperous and expanding. Fort St John is a city for all seasons and year-round playground for those who like pristine wilderness, an active lifestyle, cosmopolitan city life and the enthusiasm of an energetic community.

Why School District 60

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive culture of teacher collaboration
  • Curriculum and teacher supports
  • French Immersion, music, & outdoor education programs
  • Advanced technology facilities and resources
  • Progressive and growing district
  • Innovative educational practices

School District No. 60 (Fort St John)

10112 105 Avenue, Fort St John, BC V1J 4S4



Posted On
November 19, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Part Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Fort St John
Anne Roberts Young Elementary School
Employment Start Date
September 01, 2023
End Date
June 30, 2024
Mandatory Document
  • Resume