A temporary full time (1.0) intermediate teacher is 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 www.prespatou.prn.bc.ca.
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 at the elementary intermediate level
Experience/training/knowledge of Positive Behavior Support (PBS)
Experience/training or knowledge with Wireless Writing and iPads would be an asset
Strong classroom management skills, while maintaining student dignity
Cognizant of the learning outcomes and evaluation processes outlined in the provincial curriculum
Supportive of school planning and direction
Committed to professional development
Ability/desire to work collaboratively with students and parents
Experience planning with Teachers and Education Assistants and a willingness to work in a collaborative model regarding curriculum, assessment, instruction and planning
Ability to work as part of a team to develop and implement individualized learning plans for students with academic, social, emotional and physical learning difficulties and adjust to the needs of the students
Familiar with or willing to become familiar with Performance Standards
Experience or knowledge of Balanced Literacy , Assessment for Learning, Differentiated Instruction, Math Makes Sense, Criterion Referenced Performance Based Assessment, Guided Reading
Ability to differentiate instruction and support varying learning needs
Training in teaching ESL students
Commitment and a willingness to work with colleagues on staff development activities
linked to school goals for enhancing student learning.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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