Temp FT (1.0) Math 9/Science 9/PHE/TAG 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) Math 9/Science 9/Physical Health Education (PHE)/TAG teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The assignment will be at Dr. Kearney Middle School.

Dr. Kearney Middle School is a vibrant junior middle school offering classes in grades 7-9. We enroll a diverse student population of 550, 20% of whom are of First Nations descent. We have an active Parent Advisory Committee and a supportive parent community. Some themes that characterize our school are a commitment to student centered learning and a focus on collaborative planning. Some exciting dimensions of the school are our Leadership, Peer Helping, At-Risk Students and Reading Intervention programs. Our school also offers an extensive extra-curricular program including volleyball, basketball, x-country running, track and field and golf. Please see www.kearney.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
Qualifications and demonstrated ability to teach the identified subjects at the middle year level
Familiar with House systems and TAG
Willingness to work on teacher teams to collaborate regarding curriculum, assessment, instruction and planning
Willingness and desire to be a teacher advisor
Ability to utilize technology/computers in the instructional process and reporting procedures
Excellent interpersonal skills
Classroom management practices that maintain student dignity
Assessment practices supportive of the learning process
Ability to work with students having social, emotional and behavioural needs
Ability to work with middle year level students
Ability to follow various learning (IEP, LSP, AIP) and behaviour (BIP) plans

Interested applicants are required to supply

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

Compensation

$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:
S. Steele, Principal, Dr. Kearney Middle School 250.785.8378 or ssteele@prn.bc.ca@prn.bc.ca

C. Nock, Vice-Principal, Dr. Kearney Middle School 250.785.8378 or cnock@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

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