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Employment Opportunities


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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
Fax: 250-771-4441
    Email:  mike.gordon@sd87.bc.ca 

***This posting will remain open until filled.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Competition # 19-01
 Teacher Grades Primary
Tahltan 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 Telegraph Creek 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.  Telegraph Creek offers a great family lifestyle with affordable living.  There are many opportunities for spousal employment as well.  Telegraph Creek 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,
  • 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,
  • reflective practice,
  • flexible in the assignment,
  • the ability to be able to support special needs students and direct student assistants,
  • the ability to be collegial and work collaboratively,
  • a team player committed to the belief that all students can learn,
  • an understanding and appreciation of the importance of First Nations Language and Culture,

This position will start on September 1, 2019 and is full time continuing.

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 by Monday, May 13, 2019 until 4:30 p.m. 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 


 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Competition # 18-43
Elementary Teacher – Full Time Temporary
Grade K/1
Dease Lake School

The Stikine is a progressive northern District in British Columbia offering a top salary scale, an excellent benefit package including moving allowance and personal travel for teacher and dependents. The District has a temporary full-time position available at Dease Lake School starting immediately until return of the incumbent.  Dease Lake School offers a K-12 program to approximately 100 students.

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:

  • 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
  • an understanding and appreciation of the importance of First Nations language and culture
  • a willingness to engage in the community and northern lifestyle
  • a desire to learn from and work with First Nations students and community.

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 by 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

Posting closes Monday, May 13th, 2019 at Noon.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Competition # 16-02
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 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

For further information, please contact Mr. Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools at 250-771-4440.  Applications with supporting documentation including references, proof of BC certification and TQS 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.


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.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Competition #18-39
Head Start Supervisor
Dease Lake School

Dease Lake School is now accepting applications for the position of Head Start Supervisor.  This is a temporary position of 23 hours per week effective immediately. 

Terms and conditions of employment are governed by CUPE Local 3234 Collective Agreement.

The successful applicant should have:

  • A proven ability to work with preschool children;
  • Grade 12 education or equivalent;
  • Specialized training in Early Childhood Education and/or similar education or experience to meet licensing requirements;
  • Be familiar with issues associated with education in a cross-cultural setting.

Applicants must be prepared to undergo a criminal record check.

For further information, please contact Mr. Glyn Howell, Dease Lake School Principal, at 250-771-4321. 

The position will remain open until filled.  Applications with supporting resume and references are to be submitted to:

Mr. Glyn Howell, Principal
PO Box 280
Dease Lake, BC  V0C 1L0
Phone: (250) 771-4321
Fax:     (250)  771-4343
Email: glyn.howell@sd87.bc.ca