Temp FT (1.0) Mechanics/Automotive Teacher (2017-18)

Position Description

A temporary full-time (1.0) Mechanics/Automotive  teacher is required at the secondary level by School District No. 60 (Peace River North).  The assignment will be at North Peace Secondary School effective September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
North Peace Secondary School (NPSS) is a vibrant, dynamic and diverse school community consisting of two campuses that supports 1200 students. With a school-wide focus on accountability, integrity and respect, all members of the school community are encouraged to experience and contribute to a school culture of physical and emotional safety, respect, tolerance, acceptance and inclusion. The staff focus is on motivating and supporting all learners to engage in their learning and to achieve to the best of their ability. See www.npss.prn.bc.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 ability to teach the identified subjects at the graduation level
  *   Journeyman ticket in automotive
  *   Ability to obtain other tickets (licenses as required by the appropriate regulatory body)
  *   Red Seal trade designation
  *   Flexibility to adjust to other course assignments as dictated by course demands (minimum requirements of a minor in a teachable subject at the secondary level as recognized by the BC College of Teachers)
  *   Ability to work with students seeking dual credit/apprenticeship training leading to college level work
  *   A willingness to work on teacher teams to collaborate regarding curriculum, assessment, instruction and planning
  *   Experience/training/knowledge of PBIS would be an asset
  *   A commitment towards AVID philosophy and ability to adapt, plan and implement AVID strategies within a secondary context
  *   Knowledge/experience with Assessment for Learning
  *   Ability and desire to learn and utilize computers in the instructional process and reporting procedures
  *   Excellent interpersonal skills
  *   Classroom management techniques that maintain both an effective learning environment and for student dignity
  *   Ability to work with students having social/emotional/learning difficulties
  *   Ability to work with secondary students
  *   Ability to teach second area such as Drafting, Electronics or Transitions to Trades preferable

Interested applicants are required to supply

  *   Three (3) references
  *   Verification of qualifications (BC Teacher Certificate)


*   $700 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $1000 for teachers from other areas

  *   $2,410 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)
  *   Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $46,716 – $87,635
  *   Benefits as per collective agreement with option to enrol in medical, dental, extended health, and group life insurance. Benefits are employer paid based on FTE

For more information please contact:

Randy Pauls, Principal, North Peace Secondary School 250.785.4429 or rpauls@prn.bc.ca<mailto:rpauls@prn.bc.ca>


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 21 schools, with a 22nd forward-looking and innovative school currently under construction. 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

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