Position Description

A temporary full time (1.0) Secondary School Teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 26, 2022 until the return of the incumbent not beyond June 30, 2023. The assignment will be at The Key Learning Center. This position is ideal for the teacher who is excited to form strong educational relationships with students outside the box of the traditional school model.

This position will focus on supporting student within the Online Learning context. Duties will include advising enrollment consistent within Graduation 2018 guidelines, online course support and student tutorial.

The Key Learning Centre is a Provincial Online Learning School providing online (distributed) learning to students within School District No. 60 and throughout the province of British Columbia. As an alternative to traditional 'brick & mortar' schools we offer asynchronous, flexibly scheduled educational programming via an online delivery model.

The Key has a staffing complement of nine teachers, nine support staff (clerical, EA, LAT, tech support) and administration. The staff is very innovative and takes full advantage of technologies to bridge distances and create an effective, vibrant social learning environment. Point your browser to www.keylearning.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 at

the secondary school level and have prior experience or training in

teaching using Distributed Learning (DL) methods.

A working knowledge off, or be willing to quickly

learn, the technology needed to deliver the online portion of an

educational program. (ie. Zoom Whiteboard, Moodle, D2L Brightspace,

FileMaker, Adobe Acrobat, social media channels.)

An understanding and commitment to the secondary school philosophy and willingness to adapt that philosophy to a DL environment

Knowledge of DL course offerings and procedures would be an asset

Aware of BC MoE Secondary School Curriculum and be able

to realize the Ministry of Education initiatives dealing with 21st

Century and personalized learning in a DL environment

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to

relate well with students, parents and staff members in both face to

face and online environments

Demonstrated ability to work in a partnership with parents / home facilitators

A willingness to incorporate a variety of online

learning strategies aligned with best practice current in the

distributed learning field in their teaching methodologies

The ability to design a course of study for students on an open learning program or students requiring an IEP

The ability to carry out a variety of assessments

including classroom observation, administration

and interpretation of norm-referenced tests, curriculum based assessment

and diagnostic teaching methods in a DL environment.

A commitment to

work with parents in the development and evaluation of a child’s

learning program and progress

Ability to use online technology in the instructional process and reporting procedures

Willing to explore and use technology in a

transformative way to improve the students educational experience (as

defined by the SAMR model for example.) Previous experience in the use

of transformative educational technology would be a compelling asset

A working knowledge of Criterion Based Referencing

Assessment and Performance Based Assessment, Balanced Literacy, and

blended/structured writing process, and the SMARTLearning process

Be willing to learn about and explore new and tried

ways of helping students learn effectively and personally in a DL

environment

Be committed to continuous professional learning

Interested applicants are required to supply

Three (3) references

Verification of qualifications (BC Teacher Certificate)

Compensation

$2000 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $4000 for teachers from other areas

$2,674 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)

Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $54,410 - $97,815

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:

Sean Thomas, Principal, The Key Learning Centre 250.261.5677 or sthomas@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 23 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

www.prn.bc.ca/district/employment/

www.prn.bc.ca

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JOB INFORMATION
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Employer:
School District #60 (Peace River North)
Posting Date:
10/15/2022 8:00:00 PM
Location:
Fort St John, British Columbia
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