Working at KESS offers the incumbent a professionally stimulating and rewarding opportunity. The school is seeking an educator – experienced or novice – who would thrive with an opportunity to solve problems, think outside the box and work with colleagues and administration to continually improve learning for students while expanding his/her own repertoire of skills, abilities and creativity.
Teaching assignment may include, but may not be limited to:
- Secondary Mathematics and Science, and Electives
The successful candidate will:
- have an exemplary work ethic, good communication skills;
- have the proven ability to work as an effective team member to promote a variety of school initiatives aimed at continuous school improvement;
- provide a welcoming, safe, experiential and stimulating learning environment appropriate to the learning needs of students;
- have the skills and commitment to effectively support the District’s and school’s goals to improve the success of First Nations students;
- be familiar and comfortable with adapting and modifying materials;
- deal meaningfully with differentiated student learning styles and demonstrate an ability to address individual student needs;
- incorporate into instruction hands-on, experiential active learning activities;
- demonstrate knowledge and expertise in relation to the use of computer-assisted and on-line learning as both supplementary and primary course-ware resources;
- understand and apply the BC Performances Standards;
- be able to incorporate a wide range of effective classroom management strategies that maintain the dignity of students;
- provide evidence of the ability to deal effectively with intransigence;
- demonstrate exceptional student motivational skills;
- inspire students to expand the breadth and depth of their dreams;
- possess an understanding of and an ability to assist in the development and execution of IEP’s and Behavioural Plans;
- demonstrate a deep knowledge of the new Provincial Math and Science curriculum;
- have the ability to diagnose and assess Math abilities and deficit and develop remediation programs which will lead to students getting caught up to grade level;
- demonstrate skills and commitment to building rapport with students;
- supervise teaching and educational assistants who may be assigned;
- have the ability and commitment to frequent and exemplary communication with parents and guardians;
- be willing and flexible to teach other subjects, if required;
- be physically capable to perform the duties of this position.
- BC Certified with the Teacher Qualification Branch with qualifications and experience at the secondary level with a major in Mathematics or Science;
- Successful experience in supporting individual student learning in a multi-grade classroom.
Inquiries can be directed to the Principal at 250-332-5260.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, references, teaching credentials, and transcripts to: