Denetia School - Competition #22-25 / #22-26 (Two Positions)
Teaching VICE PRINCIPAL and TEACHER
Wonderful Opportunity for a Teaching Couple!
School District 87 serves students and families on the unceded traditional territories of the Tahltan, Kaska and Tlingit First Nations and we honour these relationships. We respect and value the relationships with all other First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples who reside in these territories. This land has always been a place of learning and we are thankful to live, work, and learn here. It is with respectful consideration that the programs and services provided to students and staff acknowledge their histories, cultural contributions, and contemporary concerns.
Lower Post is home to the Kaska First Nation and you will have the privilege to learn about Kaska culture and traditions. There are many places to explore and experience adventures within Kaska Territory. Most residents go fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, canoeing, kayaking, snowmobiling, hunting, quadding, boating, skiing, mountain biking and much more. Lower Post is located approximately 24 KM (20 min. drive) south of Watson Lake, Yukon, and offers a family-oriented lifestyle with affordable living and is the perfect place for the outdoor enthusiast. Denetia School is a Grade K-7 school with small class sizes. This is a professional growth opportunity for you to lead and support innovative learning experiences for students.
School District No 87 offers a relocation allowance upon arrival, annual personal travel allowances for employee and dependents living with them, a substantial professional development package and an excellent benefit package (100% medical, extended health, dental and group health insurance). We also provide modern accommodation at a reasonable rate.
We are seeking a teaching school administrator and teacher who take a student-centered approach to leadership; has strong communication and liaison skills; and who are committed to excellence in education to support school and student growth. We welcome educators who have:
Demonstrated understanding and respect for Indigenous Ways of Knowing, Being and Doing;
Successful experience with the integration of First Nations Language and Culture;
Commitment to and progress toward Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action related to education;
Demonstrated ability to establish respectful relationships with learners, parents, staff, community and First Nations Peoples;
A high energy level with personal attributes that include:
integrity, flexibility, and dedication;
Previous administrative experience is desirable;
Experience and knowledge of the B.C. K to 12 curriculum;
Thorough understanding of effective assessment and evaluation practices;
Knowledge and experience in Learner Support Services;
A fundamental belief that all learners can achieve at a high level;
Demonstrated effective leadership during critical incidents and other stressful conditions;
Have knowledge of and experience with training, delivery and leading initiatives pertaining to Trauma Informed Practice in support of students;
The knowledge and ability to guide staff and students with differentiated learning strategies;
The necessity to be confidential when dealing with sensitive issues pertaining to students and staff;
It is desired that the teaching Vice Principal candidate possess a graduate degree in Education, with a focus on educational leadership; curriculum and instruction; or other relevant area; and eligibility for membership in the BC Ministry of Education’s Teacher Regulation Branch.
This position will remain open until filled.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to a teaching couple.
Applications with supporting documentation including:
a detailed resume; name and contact information (including telephone and email address) of at least three professional references who may be contacted and who are familiar with your professional performance; eligibility and / or proof of B.C. certification; and T.Q.S. should be submitted to:
Tracey MacMillan, Superintendent of Schools
School District No. 87 (Stikine)
PO Box 190
Dease Lake, BC V0C 1L0
Email : [email protected]
Applicants agree to confidential reference checks as a condition of application.