Teacher Grade 4/5 (Contract)


Conrad Street Elementary School




School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert) is located within traditional Ts’msyen Territory on the beautiful north coast of B.C. and services the small communities of Hartley Bay and Port Edward in addition to the City of Prince Rupert. Currently we have one secondary school, one middle school, five elementary schools, one store-front site and one “on reserve” school (Hartley Bay, K-12). Our student population is approximately 2,000 students, 60% of which are aboriginal.

Our small community boasts an excellent recreation facility (ice arena, swimming pool and gymnasium), an 18-hole golf course, racquet centre, tennis court, museum and a 700-seat performing art centre.

School District No. 52 is an exhilarating place to work where new ideas and opportunities are embraced. School District No. 52 has often been described as “cutting edge” in terms of instruction and assessment practices and is well known for the forward thinking work of the Aboriginal Education and Support Services Department and their initiative and involvement in many projects.


1. Temporary, full time (1.0 f.t.e) effective April 30 to June 30, 2020, immediate, initial assignment to Grade 4/5.
This assignment is related to a maternity leave and is therefore temporary.

Necessary qualifications include:

• Bachelor of Education (elementary) or the equivalent academic qualifications;

• Recent successful teaching experience and/or training at the intermediate level;

• Familiarity with and willingness to participate in Place-Based and Outdoor Learning;


Generic Qualifications (All Vacancies):
The following qualifications are generic and necessary to all teaching positions in School District #52 (Prince Rupert).  Applicants must have:
• a certificate of qualification issued under the Teachers Act;
• a Bachelor of Education or equivalent;
• a thorough knowledge and understanding of local Aboriginal culture, history and communities;
• willingness to integrate appropriate Aboriginal content and resources into educational programs;
• excellent interpersonal skills;
• demonstrated strong classroom management skills;
• willingness to integrate appropriate technologies into educational programs;
• the demonstrated ability to work co-operatively with teaching and non-teaching staff and parents/guardians;
• be willing to work collaboratively on a team that is committed to the principles of a learner-focused education system;
• willingness to work collaboratively toward improving student achievement by actively supporting the strategies and structures in the School Improvement Plans, the District (Aboriginal Education) Partnership Agreement, and the District Framework for Enhancing Student Learning (formerly known as the Achievement Plan)

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