TWO (2) Temp FT (1.0) Primary Teachers (2020-21)

School District #60 (Peace River North) - Prespatou, BC (il y a 30+ jours)

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Position Description

TWO (2) temporary full time (1.0) primary teachers are required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. The assignment will be at Prespatou Elementary/Jr Secondary School.

Prespatou Elementary Secondary is a vibrant K-12 school located in a beautiful rural setting approximately one hour’s drive from Fort St John. The school’s population is just over 320 students from Kindergarten to grade 12. Prespatou School services a broad range of students from the communities of Prespatou, Buick Creek and Blueberry River First Nations. The students speak a variety of languages such as Low German, Beaver, Cree and Russian. Our students enjoy an active lifestyle at home and at school. The school building is the hub for the community with many events held regularly (meetings, gym nights, sewing, music, dinners, weddings). Educational services provided include English as a Second Language, Learning Assistance, and Inclusion. Staffing currently includes 17 K-12 teachers, 2.5 support educators and 6 support staff. We value the relationship between school, community and our PAC. Our PAC has 12 elected members who meet monthly. For more information please see

Qualifications and Experience

Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)
Experience with adapting and modifying curriculum to meet the needs of students
Experience and skills teaching at the Primary levels
Strong literacy and numeracy skills
Willing to work with team on common literacy in the classroom
Willingness to work and implement school initiatives and goals into classroom
Experience/training/knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
Collaboration and working with a team
Ability to use performance standards in the all areas
Cognizant of the outcomes and evaluation processes outlined in the provincial curriculum
Strong computer related skills and an ability to integrate technology into the learning environment
Experience or willingness to work with in a Project Based Learning environment
Committed to individualized and group instruction utilizing a variety of effective strategies and techniques
Experience teaching in a multiage group setting
Strong classroom management skills while maintaining student dignity
Training in teaching ELL students
Ability to work as part of a team to develop and implement individualized learning plans
Willingness to work in a collaborative model with staff on the school improvement plan and with professional development
Working knowledge of Criterion Based Referencing Assessment, Performance Based Assessment and Balanced Literacy
Experience working with behavior students

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
$2,520.09 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)
Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $48,657 - $91,278
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
Isolation allowance of $994.67 paid over 10 months
Onsite teacher housing may be available for $300/month + utilities (subject to availability)

For more information please contact:
Glen Longley, Principal, Prespatou Elementary-Secondary 250.261.0478 or

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 22 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