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Summary Information:
Employer: Chalo School Fort Nelson First Nation
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Elementary (Intermediate)
School / Org: Chalo School, Fort Nelson First Nation
Location: Fort Nelson, British Columbia
FTE: 1.0
No. of Positions: 1
Salary: 52,778 - 82,304
Posting Date: Friday, 10 August 2018
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can use to change the world.

We have something amazing going on here! We can’t offer fame, four-seasons, or a Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks. We offer you, in their place, work – hard, hard work.

Although this is true, this is what our staff says about Chalo School…

“Professional Development”
“Family Atmosphere”
“Student Focused”

Do we have your attention still? Yes! Then read on!
If not, we wish you the best, but please do us a favour – tell your friends about us!

Chalo School is pleased to invite qualified applicants to apply to (1) full-time, grade 4/5 position for the 2018/19 school year.

Here is what we can offer you:

Competitive salary (Category 5: 52,778 – 82,304)
Extended healthcare benefits package (Great West Life)
RRSPs for you to contribute on each pay cheque (10.13% of pay-period gross earnings)
$1400.00 of Professional Development funds
Relocation Reimbursement of $700.00 annually, for up to 3 years ($2100.00 in total)
Beautiful school architecture
Smart board in every classroom
Small class sizes
Recruitment and retention bonus of $2418.13
Annual classroom allowance of $275.00
15 sick days, 7 discretionary days, 3 professional development days

Chalo School is owned and operated by the Fort Nelson First Nation. The school maintains Independent School status in the province of British Columbia and follows the prescribed curriculum of the Ministry of Education.

Chalo School enrolls 130 students from preschool three year old to grade twelve and has established adult learning and apprenticeship programs. The school has a staff of sixteen teachers and a support staff of seven. Exceptional leadership, coupled with Fort Nelson First Nation’s vision for a Strong, Healthy, Proud, and Self-Reliant community, guides our exemplary school.

Preference will go to those candidates who are willing to:

Deliver Read Well, Reading Mastery, or, Corrective Reading
Engage with an instructional coach
Join a Provincial PLC Model (in Vancouver) and a School-Wide PLC Model (on-site)
Collaborate with teacher colleagues both in-school and provincially
Use data/results to drive classroom/school-wide improvement initiatives
Engage with local culture and participate in community events, while actively learning our language and culture
Commit to the belief that all children can learn to high levels
Commit to authentic and effective professional development

Preference will also go to those candidates who also have demonstrated:

Excellent teaching, planning and assessment skills
Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills
Strong classroom management skills
Reflective practice
A desire to learn and grow professionally

In essence, we are seeking a candidate who has a lot of energy, passion, and discipline to join our team!


Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)
Clear Criminal Record Check
Evaluation/and observation reports

Please do not forget to check out our Facebook page and look specifically for our Pie in the Face Day! You can also search our website:

Those candidates, who would like to learn more about Chalo School and what we can offer you, please call 250-774-7651, or email To apply, send cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references, who’ve observed you teach, to Principal Amanda Mercer.

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