Temp FT (1.0) Primary Teacher (2019-20)

School District #60 (Peace River North) - Fort St. John, BC (30+ days ago)

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Position Description

A temporary full time (1.0) Primary Teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The assignment will be at Duncan Cran Elementary School.

Duncan Cran Elementary School is a K-6 school located in the City of Fort St John. We have a population of 320 students. 30% of or students have a First Nations ancestry. Our school enjoys itinerant access to a range of services. Our grade six students are part of a CWT Program where each student is assigned an I-Pad to support their learning. See www.duncan.prn.bc.ca for more information.

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
Certification and experience at the elementary level
Teaching various areas of the curriculum including Numeracy, Literacy and Social Responsibility
Experience teaching self-regulation strategies
Experience in effective team teaching, in collaborative teaching environments
Committed to ongoing professional development
Experience and skill working with behavioral challenged students
Experience planning with Teachers and Education Assistants
Cognizant of the learning outcomes and evaluation processes outlined in the new curriculum
Supportive of school planning and direction
Committed to professional development
Ability/desire to work collaboratively with students, staff and parents
Familiar with or willing to become familiar with Performance Standards
Experience/working knowledge of Balanced Literacy , Literacy Place, Assessment for Learning,Differentiated Instruction, Math Makes Sense, Criterion Referenced Performance based assessment, Guided Reading, Power of Ten and Literacy in Action
Ability to differentiate instruction and support varying learning needs

Interested applicants are required to supply

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


$1400 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $2000 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

For more information please contact:
Griff Peet Principal, Duncan Cran Elementary 250.787.0417 or gpeet@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 22 schools with 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