Teachers needed

Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2017

School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert) is located within traditional Ts’msyen Territory on the beautiful north coast of B.C. and services the small communities of Hartley Bay and Port Edward in addition to the City of Prince Rupert. Currently we have one secondary school, one middle school, five elementary schools, one store-front site and one “on reserve” school (Hartley Bay, K-12). Our student population is approximately 2,000 students, of whom 60% are aboriginal. Our small community boasts an excellent recreation facility (ice arena, swimming pool and gymnasium), an 18-hole golf course, racquet centre, tennis court, museum and a 700-seat performing art centre.
 
School District No. 52 is an exhilarating place to work where new ideas and opportunities are embraced. School District No. 52 has often been described as “cutting edge” in terms of instruction and assessment practices and is well known for the forward thinking work of the Aboriginal Education and Learning Services Departments and their initiatives and involvement in many projects.
 
School District No. 52 has the following opportunities:
 
• Teacher, Grade K/1: Continuing, Full time (1.0 f.t.e.) effective September 1, 2017. 
• Teacher, Grade 4/5: Temporary, Full time (1.0 f.t.e.) effective January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018, initial assignment to Grades 4/5 (Maternity replacement).
• Teacher, Grade 1/2: Temporary, Full time (1.0 f.t.e.) effective September 1, 2017 to January 13, 2018 initial assignment to Grades 1/2 (Maternity replacement).
 
Necessary qualifications include:
• Bachelor of Education (elementary) or the equivalent academic qualifications;
• Recent successful teaching experience and/or training at the relevant level;
• Details regarding position-specific qualifications can be found at:
https://www.makeafuture.ca/prince-rupert
 
The following qualifications are generic and necessary to all teaching positions in School District #52. Applicants must have: 
• a certificate of qualification issued under the Teachers Act;
• a Bachelor of Education or equivalent;
• a thorough knowledge and understanding of local Aboriginal culture, history and communities;
• willingness to integrate appropriate Aboriginal content and resources into educational programs;
• excellent interpersonal skills;
• demonstrated strong classroom management skills;
• willingness to integrate appropriate technologies into educational programs;
• the demonstrated ability to work co-operatively with teaching and non-teaching staff and parents/guardians;
• be willing to work collaboratively on a team that is committed to the principles of a learner-focused education system;
• willingness to work collaboratively toward improving student achievement by actively supporting the strategies and structures in the School Improvement Plans, the District (Aboriginal Education) Partnership Agreement, and the District Framework for Enhancing Student Learning (formerly known as the Achievement Plan).
 
Inquiries: David Carter, Director, Human Resources (250) 627-0773
 
Applications will be received until August 24th, 2017 by email: hr@sd52.bc.ca
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