Ecole Frank Ross Elementary requires a .5 TERM French Immersion Teacher (TL/FLS)
Effective September 1, 2022 until June 30, 2023.
This position is for French Immersion Teacher Librarian (.1 FTE). The successful applicant must meet the District criteria for Teacher Librarian as well as be willing to support students and staff in a collaborative model.
Under the general direction of the Principal, Teacher Librarian will work cooperatively with classroom teachers to plan, teach and assess students in a variety of curriculum areas. The library will operate as a hub of learning in the school and connect students to both print and digital resources.
The Teacher Librarian will work collaboratively with the classroom teachers’ instructional needs in the development, presentation and enhancement of curriculum and skills through facilitating experiences and projects in various areas.
French Language Support (.4 FTE).
This position may increase and the successful applicant must be willing to accept the increase.
For further information, please contact Shaun Henry at firstname.lastname@example.org
Moving incentives to out of district applicants may be provided.
École Frank Ross
École Frank Ross is a dual track, French Immersion and English, elementary school located in Dawson Creek, enrolling approximately 460 students. The school serves a large and diverse population and has a significant number of specialty trained teachers to support student learning. Collaborative inquiry is a growing process at the school and is used to identify and address needs. Our human resources support the school’s areas of focus in literacy, numeracy, and self-determination. The school offers after school sports such as volleyball and basketball, as well as intramural spirit teams. X-country skiing, snowshoeing, and more can be found right out our doors in the winter.
The culture at École Frank Ross Elementary is rooted in the qualities of our mascot, “The Bulldog”, which are “Kind, Calm, Determined, and Courageous”. Through ongoing collaboration and partnerships, the school remains focused on continuous learning for all.
Desired qualifications and experience include:
Hold, or be qualified for, a valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate.
Experience with adapting, and modifying, curriculum to meet the needs of students.
Experience teaching primary and intermediate/middle school/secondary students.
Strong literacy and numeracy skills. Willingness to work and implement school initiatives and goals.
Capacity to work independently and in collaboration with a team.
Ability to use performance standards in the area of social responsibility.
Acquainted with the outcomes and evaluation processes outlined in the new curriculum.
Committed to individualized and group instruction utilizing a variety of effective strategies and techniques.
Experience teaching in a multiage group setting.
Strong classroom management skills.
Training in teaching ELL students.
Ability to work as part of a team to develop and implement individualized learning plans for students with academic, social and emotional learning difficulties.
Willingness to work in a collaborative model with staff on the school improvement plan.
Working knowledge of Criterion Based Referencing Assessment and Performance Based Assessment, and Balanced Literacy.
Experience working with students who display a variety of behaviours.
Why School District No. 59?
Collaboration, support, contemporary learning spaces and resources are part of the fabric of School District No. 59. Professional Learning Communities, Foundations for Learning and regular professional development are available and readily accessible for all teachers.
The School District Resource Centre houses thousands of physical and electronic resources for teachers. Additional human resources available to all teachers include support for literacy, numeracy, Aboriginal Education, resource acquisition (Resource Center staff), and student support services.
Benefits in working for School District No. 59:
Relocation Allowance: Up to $2,000 for out of district applicants (with submission of approved receipts).
Northern Travel Allowance: A Great Benefit at Tax Time! An amount of up to $4,000 of the salary paid to the employee shall be designated as a Northern Allowance Travel benefit. This allowance shall be in effect within the guidelines of Revenue Canada as they exist and are changed by Revenue Canada from year to year and shall end when the Revenue Canada program ends. Regular part time employees’ allowance will be prorated proportionate to the hours worked.
Remote and Rural Allowance: Teachers working in School District No. 59 are eligible to receive a remote and rural allowance, which is both an adjustment to the salary grid and an annual allowance of approximately $2,519* per FTE. Teachers on call (TOCs) are not eligible to receive this allowance.
*The annual allowance may increase as defined within the Collective Agreement with the British Columbia Teachers Federation.
Did you know?
Employees of School District No. 59 qualify for the Canadian Revenue Agency Residency Deduction. Learn more about the Canadian Revenue Agency Residency Deduction. If you lived in a prescribed intermediate zone (Zone B), you can claim:
A basic residency amount of $5.50 for each day that you lived in this zone; plus
An additional residency amount of $5.50 for each day you lived in this zone if you maintained a dwelling and you are the only person claiming the basic residency amount for that period and dwelling.