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School District 87 Teaching Postings

Positions occasionally become available in Stikine. We are dedicated to hiring leaders who are committed to education and have the capacity to faciltate growth for teachers, students and educational partners, alike.

Check this page periodically.
For further information and careers with SD 87 check Make a Future

We only accept applications for advertised positions. Teaching positions are posted within the region and the School District.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Competition 19-02
    PRINCIPAL
   Tahltan School

Applications are invited for the Principalship of Tahltan School, located in Telegraph Creek, British Columbia.  Accessed via a 112 km dirt road from Dease Lake, this long, steep and windy road excites photographers and makes Telegraph Creek one of the most remote spots in British Columbia.  Telegraph Creek is home to Canada’s Grand Canyon and some of the most spectacular salmon fishing in the world.

School District No. 87 (Stikine) is committed to its students.  We strive to build human capacity and to have every interaction model leadership.

Tahltan School offers grades K to 9 for 25 students. The school staff has worked hard to develop a common purpose in order to provide the best opportunities for their students.  The staff is a community of learners who maintain positive relationships with the Tahltan First Nation’s community.

School District No 87 offers 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 supply modern accommodation at a reasonable rent.  Please view our website at http://www.sd87.bc.ca/

We are seeking a leader who has strong communication and liaison skills and who is committed to excellence in education to support school and student growth.  We welcome educators who have:

  • personal attributes that include: integrity, consideration, courage, dedication and flexibility;
  • an understanding of the elements of learning and formative assessment strategies;
  • strong leadership, communication and managerial skills;
  • a desire to learn from and work with First Nations students and community;
  • a Masters Degree in education or enrolment in a graduate program;
  • a desire to experience life in a rural, isolated community
  • the ability and commitment to work collaboratively with students, staff, parents and the community.

Applications with supporting documentation including references, proof of B.C. certification and T.Q.S. should be submitted to:

Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools
School District No. 87 (Stikine)
PO Box 190
Dease Lake, BC  V0C 1L0
Phone:  250-771-4440
Email:  mike.gordon@sd87.bc.ca

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Competition # 19-13
Middle School Humanities
Full Time Continuing
Dease Lake School

Are you a qualified Teacher?  Would you like to live in a small community?  Teach in a school with small class sizes?  Would you like a change of scenery?  Does northern living interest you?  Do you like the outdoors?  What if you could go fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, canoeing, kayaking, snowmobiling, hunting, quadding, boating, skiing, mountain biking and more right from your doorstep?  If any of this, appeals to you then Dease Lake is the place for you.  The amazing region of the Stikine is a wilderness explorer’s paradise and an area with some of the most stunning natural beauty you will see anywhere.  Dease Lake offers a great family lifestyle with affordable living.  There are many opportunities for spousal employment as well.  Dease Lake is home to the Tahltan First Nation so you will be immersed in First Nations culture and traditions.

School District No 87 offers the highest salaries in the province, a relocation allowance upon arrival followed with an additional amount at the end of 2 years, an isolation allowance, 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 supply modern teacher accommodation at a reasonable rent.  Please view our website at http://www.sd87.bc.ca/

We welcome teachers who have:

  • exceptional interpersonal skills,
  • education and experience in teaching Middle School,
  • excellent teaching, planning and assessment skills,
  • the ability to connect with students in trusting and supportive ways, clarify problems and challenges, and restore harmony and respect,
  • willingness to engage in the communities and northern lifestyle,
  • sound knowledge of provincial curricula,
  • strong classroom management skills,
  • a commitment to employing differentiated instruction and effective formative

assessment,

  • a team player committed to the belief that all students can learn,
  • successful experience with the integration of First Nations Language and Culture,

Dease Lake School offers a K-12 program to approximately 100 students.
This position will start on September 1, 2019.

For further information, please contact Mr. Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools at 250-771-4440.  Applications with supporting documentation including references, proof of B.C. certification and T.Q.S. should be submitted to:

Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools
School District No. 87 (Stikine)
PO Box 190
Dease Lake, BC  V0C 1L0
Phone:  250-771-4440
Email:  mike.gordon@sd87.bc.ca

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Competition # 19-14
Elementary Learning Support Teacher
0.5 Temporary
Dease Lake School

Are you a qualified Teacher?  Would you like to live in a small community?  Teach in a school with small class sizes?  Would you like a change of scenery?  Does northern living interest you?  Do you like the outdoors?  What if you could go fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, canoeing, kayaking, snowmobiling, hunting, quadding, boating, skiing, mountain biking and more right from your doorstep?  If any of this, appeals to you then Dease Lake is the place for you.  The amazing region of the Stikine is a wilderness explorer’s paradise and an area with some of the most stunning natural beauty you will see anywhere.  Dease Lake offers a great family lifestyle with affordable living.  There are many opportunities for spousal employment as well.  Dease Lake is home to the Tahltan First Nation so you will be immersed in First Nations culture and traditions.

School District No 87 offers the highest salaries in the province, a relocation allowance upon arrival followed with an additional amount at the end of 2 years, an isolation allowance, 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 supply modern teacher accommodation at a reasonable rent.  Please view our website at http://www.sd87.bc.ca/

We welcome teachers who have:

  • exceptional interpersonal skills,
  • demonstrated commitment to collaboration, teamwork and professional development,
  • demonstrated commitment to developing professional and caring relationships with students,
  • excellent teaching, planning and assessment skills,
  • willingness to engage in the communities and northern lifestyle,
  • understanding of early literacy and formative stages to reading,
  • experience facilitating IEP meetings, and writing IEPS,
  • an understanding and appreciation of the importance of First Nations Language and Culture,


Dease Lake School offers a K-12 program to approximately 100 students.
This position will start on September 1, 2019.

For further information, please contact Mr. Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools at 250-771-4440.  Applications with supporting documentation including references, proof of B.C. certification and T.Q.S. should be submitted to:

Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools
School District No. 87 (Stikine)
PO Box 190
Dease Lake, BC  V0C 1L0
Phone:  250-771-4440
Email:  mike.gordon@sd87.bc.ca

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Competition # 19-09
Elementary Teacher
Full Time Continuing
Dease Lake School

Are you a qualified Teacher?  Would you like to live in a small community?  Teach in a school with small class sizes?  Would you like a change of scenery?  Does northern living interest you?  Do you like the outdoors?  What if you could go fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, canoeing, kayaking, snowmobiling, hunting, quadding, boating, skiing, mountain biking and more right from your doorstep?  If any of this, appeals to you then Dease Lake is the place for you.  The amazing region of the Stikine is a wilderness explorer’s paradise and an area with some of the most stunning natural beauty you will see anywhere.  Dease Lake offers a great family lifestyle with affordable living.  There are opportunities for spousal employment as well.  Dease Lake is home to the Tahltan First Nation so you will be immersed in First Nations culture and traditions.

School District No 87 offers the highest salaries in the province, a relocation allowance upon arrival followed with an additional amount at the end of 2 years, an isolation allowance, 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 supply modern teacher accommodation at a reasonable rent.  Please view our website at http://www.sd87.bc.ca/

We welcome teachers who have:

  • exceptional interpersonal skills,
  • education and experience teaching primary programs
  • the ability to work in a cross cultural setting,
  • excellent teaching, planning and assessment skills,
  • the ability to connect with students in trusting and supportive ways, clarify problems and challenges, and restore harmony and respect,
  • willingness to engage in the communities and northern lifestyle,
  • sound knowledge of provincial curricula,
  • strong classroom management skills,
  • a commitment to employing differentiated instruction and effective formative

assessment,

  • a team player committed to the belief that all students can learn,
  • successful experience with the integration of First Nations Language and Culture

Dease Lake School offers a K-12 program to approximately 100 students.
This position will start on September 1, 2019 and will remain open until filled.

For further information, please contact Mr. Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools at 250-771-4440.  Applications with supporting documentation including references, proof of B.C. certification and T.Q.S. should be submitted to:

Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools
School District No. 87 (Stikine)
PO Box 190
Dease Lake, BC  V0C 1L0
Phone:  250-771-4440
Email:  mike.gordon@sd87.bc.ca

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Competition # 19-08
K-12 Learner Support Teacher 1.0
Full Time Continuing
Dease Lake School

Are you a qualified Teacher?  Would you like to live in a small community?  Teach in a school with small class sizes?  Would you like a change of scenery?  Does northern living interest you?  Do you like the outdoors?  What if you could go fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, canoeing, kayaking, snowmobiling, hunting, quadding, boating, skiing, mountain biking and more right from your doorstep?  If any of this, appeals to you then Dease Lake is the place for you.  The amazing region of the Stikine is a wilderness explorer’s paradise and an area with some of the most stunning natural beauty you will see anywhere.  Dease Lake offers a great family lifestyle with affordable living.  There are many opportunities for spousal employment as well.  Dease Lake is home to the Tahltan First Nation so you will be immersed in First Nations culture and traditions.

School District No 87 offers the highest salaries in the province, a relocation allowance upon arrival followed with an additional amount at the end of 2 years, an isolation allowance, 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 supply modern teacher accommodation at a reasonable rent.  This position will commence September 1, 2019.  Please view our website at http://www.sd87.bc.ca/.

The successful candidate should have exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in a cross cultural setting and an ability to work closely with students, parents and education personnel.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Education and experience with teaching subjects typically taught in elementary

and middle school

  • Education and/or formal training in special education and/or reading instruction as an area of specialization
  • A willingness to complete additional course work in special education as recommended by the employer

For further information, please contact Mr. Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools at 250-771-4440.  Applications with supporting documentation including references, proof of B.C. certification and T.Q.S. should be submitted to:

Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools
School District No. 87 (Stikine)
PO Box 190
Dease Lake, BC  V0C 1L0
Phone:  250-771-4440
Email:  mike.gordon@sd87.bc.ca

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Competition # 19-06
Elementary Teacher - Intermediate
Dease Lake School

Are you a qualified Teacher?  Would you like to live in a small community?  Teach in a school with small class sizes?  Would you like a change of scenery?  Does northern living interest you?  Do you like the outdoors?  What if you could go fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, canoeing, kayaking, snowmobiling, hunting, quadding, boating, skiing, mountain biking and more right from your doorstep?  If any of this, appeals to you then Dease Lake is the place for you.  The amazing region of the Stikine is a wilderness explorer’s paradise and an area with some of the most stunning natural beauty you will see anywhere.  Dease Lake offers a great family lifestyle with affordable living.  There are many opportunities for spousal employment as well.  Dease Lake is home to the Tahltan First Nation so you will be immersed in First Nations culture and traditions.

School District No 87 offers the highest salaries in the province, a relocation allowance upon arrival followed with an additional amount at the end of 2 years, an isolation allowance, 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 supply modern teacher accommodation at a reasonable rent.  Please view our website at http://www.sd87.bc.ca/

This full time continuing teaching position is available starting September 1, 2019.  The successful candidate should have exceptional interpersonal skills in a cross-cultural setting and an ability to work closely with students, parents and education personnel.

We welcome teachers who have:

  • Excellent teaching, planning and assessment skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Reflective practice
  • The ability to connect with students in trusting and supportive ways, clarify problems and challenges, and restore harmony and respect
  • Willingness to engage in the communities and northern lifestyle
  • A sound knowledge of provincial Intermediate curricula
  • Successful Intermediate teaching experience
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Successful experience working in a northern community
  • A commitment to employing differentiated instruction and effective formative assessment
  • A team player committed to the belief that all students can learn
  • Successful experience with the integration of First Nations Language and Culture
  • Qualified to teach in BC Public Schools

For additional information, contact Mr. Mike Gordon at 250-771-4440.  Applications with supporting documentation including references, proof of B.C. certification and T.Q.S. should be submitted to:

Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools
School District No. 87 (Stikine)
PO Box 190
Dease Lake, BC V0C 1L0
Phone: 250-771-4440
Fax: 250-771-4441
    Email:  mike.gordon@sd87.bc.ca 

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Competition # 19-04
Middle School - Math, Science and Electives Teacher
Full Time Continuing
Dease Lake School

Are you a qualified Teacher?  Would you like to live in a small community?  Teach in a school with small class sizes?  Would you like a change of scenery?  Does northern living interest you?  Do you like the outdoors?  What if you could go fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, canoeing, kayaking, snowmobiling, hunting, quadding, boating, skiing, mountain biking and more right from your doorstep?  If any of this, appeals to you then Dease Lake is the place for you.  The amazing region of the Stikine is a wilderness explorer’s paradise and an area with some of the most stunning natural beauty you will see anywhere.  Dease Lake offers a great family lifestyle with affordable living.  There are many opportunities for spousal employment as well.  Dease Lake is home to the Tahltan First Nation so you will be immersed in First Nations culture and traditions.

School District No 87 offers the highest salaries in the province, a relocation allowance upon arrival followed with an additional amount at the end of 2 years, an isolation allowance, 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 supply modern teacher accommodation at a reasonable rent.  Please view our website at http://www.sd87.bc.ca/

We welcome teachers who have:

  • exceptional interpersonal skills,
  • education and experience in teaching High School,
  • the ability to work in a cross cultural setting,
  • excellent teaching, planning and assessment skills,
  • the ability to connect with students in trusting and supportive ways, clarify problems and challenges, and restore harmony and respect,
  • willingness to engage in the communities and northern lifestyle,
  • sound knowledge of provincial curricula,
  • strong classroom management skills,
  • a team player committed to the belief that all students can learn,
  • successful experience with the integration of First Nations Language and Culture,

Dease Lake School offers a K-12 program to approximately 100 students.
This position will start on September 1, 2019. 

For further information, please contact Mr. Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools at 250-771-4440.  Applications with supporting documentation including references, proof of B.C. certification and T.Q.S. should be submitted to:

Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools
School District No. 87 (Stikine)
PO Box 190
Dease Lake, BC V0C 1L0
Phone: 250-771-4440
Fax: 250-771-4441
    Email:  mike.gordon@sd87.bc.ca 

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Competition # 18-31

Teachers Teaching on Call K-12
Dease Lake School

The Stikine is a progressive northern District in British Columbia that is currently looking for Teachers on Call for Dease Lake School, which is located in Dease Lake, British Columbia.  The school is a K-12 school with a student population of 100 students. The school staff has worked hard to develop a common purpose, mission, values and vision in order to support decision-making and goal attainment.   The school, through its student services model, staffing ratio and district support is poised to take the next step towards becoming a quality school that responds to individual student needs.  

The District requires Teachers on Call to be flexible with teaching assignments and adaptable to the diverse needs of multi-graded classroom students. The successful applicants should possess the following:

  • Excellent teaching, planning and assessment skills
  • Knowledge of BC’s new curriculum
  • Understanding of differentiated instruction
  • Knowledge of experiential learning and the ability to adapt curriculum
  • The ability to connect with students in trusting and supportive ways
  • Understanding and appreciation of First Nation’s language and culture

Applications with supporting documentation including references, proof of B.C. certification and T.Q.S. should be submitted to:

Mike Gordon, Superintendent
School District No. 87 (Stikine)
P.O. Box 190, Dease Lake, BC  V0C 1L0
Phone: (250) 771-4440       Fax: (250) 771-4441
Email: mike.gordon@sd87.bc.ca

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Competition # 17-14

Teachers Teaching on Call K-12
Atlin School

The Stikine is a progressive northern District in British Columbia that is currently looking for Teachers on Call for Atlin School, which is located in Atlin, British Columbia.  The school is a K-12 school with a student population of 30 students.

The District requires Teachers on Call to be flexible with teaching assignments and adaptable to the diverse needs of multi-graded classroom students. The successful applicants should possess the following:

  • Excellent teaching, planning and assessment skills
  • Knowledge of IRPs and Learning Outcomes
  • Understanding of differentiated instruction
  • Knowledge of experiential learning and the ability to adopt curriculum
  • The ability to connect with students in trusting and supportive ways
  • Understanding and appreciation of First Nation’s language and culture

Applications with supporting documentation including references, proof of B.C. certification and T.Q.S. should be submitted to:

Mike Gordon, Superintendent
School District No. 87 (Stikine)
P.O. Box 190, Dease Lake, BC  V0C 1L0
Phone: (250) 771-4440       Fax: (250) 771-4441
Email: mike.gordon@sd87.bc.ca

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Competition # 19-03
School and Community Outreach Counsellor
Dease Lake/Telegraph Creek Schools

The Stikine is a district in northern British Columbia. The District has a full-time counselling position.  Duties will be split between Dease Lake and Telegraph Creek schools. Dease Lake School is a K-12 school with a teaching staff of 10 and an enrolment of 100 students.  Telegraph Creek School is a K-9 school with a teaching staff of 3 and an enrolment of 25 students.

The School and Community Outreach Counsellor position is available starting September 1, 2019.  The successful candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills in a cross cultural setting and an ability to work closely with students, parents and educational personnel, as well as strong counseling skills in an educational setting.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Develop personal growth in clients
  • Identify clients for service, assessment of needs, and provision of social and behavioural interventions.
  • Collaborate with and participate in school-based teams.
  • Work collaboratively with community based programs and agencies.
  • Provide assessment and treatment of diagnosed problems through proven counselling modalities;
  • Provide referrals and consult with other community social agencies;
  • Provide leadership in case conferencing;
  • Travel on a regular basis
  • Provide crisis intervention and follow up.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in educational programs and/or social services programs.
  • Training and qualification in:
  • Masters in elementary/secondary counselling
  • Bachelor or Masters in Psychology with major in counselling
  • Bachelor or Masters of Social Work
  • Bachelor or Masters in child and youth mental health
  • Successful experience in First Nations Communities

For additional information, contact Mr. Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools, at 250-771-4440.  Applications with supporting documentation including references should be submitted to:

Mr. Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools
School District No. 87 (Stikine)
P.O. Box 190
Dease Lake, B.C.  V0C 1L0
Phone: (250) 771-4440
Fax:      (250) 771-4441

Email:  mike.gordon@sd87.bc.ca

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.


School District 87 CUPE Job Postings

Positions occasionally become available in Stikine. We have Student Assistants, Special Education Assistants, Youth Care Workers, Headstart Supervisors, Noon Hour Supervisors, Custodians, Maintenance and Secretarial positions as well as a Computer Technician.

Check this page periodically.
For further information and careers with SD 87 check Make a Future

We only accept applications for advertised positions. Most of our CUPE positions are posted within the region and the School District.