French Immersion Teachers

Publié le jeudi 25 avril 2019

Posting details:

Located in the beautiful West Kootenay region of British Columbia, mid-way between Vancouver and Calgary, School District 20 (Kootenay-Columbia) is comprised of many small and mid-sized communities, most of which are located along the Columbia River. The largest of these communities are Castlegar, Trail, Rossland, Warfield and Fruitvale. 
All of the communities in the West Kootenays are affordable, a unique aspect of the region when compared to other areas of the province. We are home to a major regional hospital, two regional airports, Selkirk College (with campuses in Castlegar and Trail), a world-class ski hill (Red Mountain), shopping and dining options galore, many sporting opportunities and events. 

We are seeking French Immersion Teachers to start September 1, 2019. 

Competition #19-T-24 (Revised)
Twin Rivers Elementary School
1.0 FTE Early French Immersion Grade 3/4 Teacher 
Continuing: September 1, 2019 

Competition #19-T-23 (Revised)
Stanley Humphries Secondary School
1.0 FTE French Teacher 
(5 x French 8-10; 2 blocks to be determined based on successful applicant’s qualifications)
Temporary: September 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020

Competition #19-T-22 (Revised)
Stanley Humphries Secondary School
1.0 FTE Late French Immersion Grade 10-12 Teacher (French, Socials, Career Life Education)
Continuing: September 1, 2019

Competition #19-T-21 (Revised)
Stanley Humphries Secondary School
1.0 FTE Late French Immersion Grade 8/9 Teacher (French, Socials, Science, Math)
Continuing: September 1, 2019 


  • BC Certification
  • Bachelor of Education (Elementary) or equivalent
  • Undergraduate degree with a major in French or teaching specialization in French Immersion preferred
  • Demonstrated current knowledge of the renewed curriculum, including the learning and core competencies and appropriate resources is essential
  • Previous successful experience teaching all subjects in French Immersion at the elementary level is preferred
  • Fluently bilingual. Demonstrated fluency in both English and French in both the receptive and expressive modes, oral and written
  • Willingness to be demonstrably supportive of immersion education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of second language methodology
  • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of instructional and assessment strategies 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and classroom management skills

Note: Candidates may be asked to complete an oral or written French language screening to determine levels of language proficiency.

Competition: 19 T-24 - For further information please contact Mrs. Wendy Cutler, Principal, at (250) 365-8465.

Other postings: For further information please contact Ms. Chantal St. Jacques, Principal, at (250) 365-7735.

Applications should be sent to Mrs. Marcy VanKoughnett, Assistant Superintendent – Human Resources, School District No. 20 (Kootenay-Columbia) by 12:00 (Noon), Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

Please note we only accept online applications. 

Please apply online through

Applicants agree to confidential reference checks, including all previous employers.

We appreciate your interest but regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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