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Teacher Leader Opportunity in Beautiful Williams Lake

This is an opportunity of a lifetime to live, work and play in the beautiful interior of British Columbia.  School District #27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) is looking to hire a Reading Recovery Teacher Leader or Reading Recovery Teacher willing to train in Vancouver starting in September, 2018.

School District No. 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) has 21 elementary schools. There are 6 in the 100 Mile House area, 5 in the Chilcotin area (west of Williams Lake), 3 east of Williams Lake, and 7 in the Williams Lake area.  Reading Recovery has been implemented in this school district for 21 years!

Set in the heart of the Cariboo, Williams Lake delivers everything from the biggest shopping area in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast to any kind of great outdoor adventure you want! Williams Lake is home to over 11,000 people & 25,000 in the surrounding area. Just a scenic day trip (546km) from Vancouver north on Highway 97 or a 1 hour flight from the Metropolis, Williams Lake is very easy to access.  With a plentiful selection of activities such as fishing any of the 4500 lakes, hiking to a mountain top, skiing downhill or cross-country, snowmobiling through untouched powder and canoeing or kayaking one of the canoe circuits, Williams Lake is a beautiful place to live!

Description of Assignment

Reading Recovery™ Teacher Leader Training Year

School District No. 27 is seeking a teacher to train during the 2018/2019 school year, as a Reading Recovery™ Teacher Leader through the Mountain Pacific Institute of Reading Recovery™ in Vancouver, British Columbia.  The successful candidate will train during the 2018/2019 school year, then begin work as a Reading Recovery™ Teacher Leader in School District No. 27 in September 2019.

The Reading Recovery™ Teacher Leader’s primary responsibilities will include the training of new Reading Recovery™ teachers, the ongoing professional support of trained Reading Recovery™ teachers, the teaching of children, and the continued implementation of Reading Recovery™ and Reading Strategies within School District No. 27 schools.  In addition to providing in-service, school visits, planning, preparation and record keeping, the Teacher Leader is responsible for data collection and other activities related to maintaining a Reading Recovery™ training site.

The job demands a high level of personal initiative, teamwork, responsibility, independence, and leadership.  A contract outlining expectations and provisions of support will be a condition of this position.

It would be expected that the successful candidate would be committed to a minimum of 4 years as Reading Recovery™ Teacher Leader in School District No. 27 after the initial training year is completed.

Questions concerning this posting and the district provisions of support for this posting are welcome.  Please contact Lori Kelly, Reading Recovery Teacher Leader (250-398-3821) or Jerome Beauchamp, Director of Instruction, Education Services (250-398-3845) for further information.

Special Qualifications

  • A minimum of five years of teaching experience with no less than three years of exemplary primary (K-3) level or the equivalent time focused on the teaching of reading at the primary level.
  • Completed Reading Recovery™ teacher training
  • BC College of Teachers certification
  • Superior educational leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A demonstrated commitment to ongoing, personal and professional development and growth.
  • Valid BC Driver’s license
  • Bilingual is an asset

You can find more a more detailed posting of this and other positions on the School District No. 27 Website.  Apply today to catch this opportunity to make a difference for struggling young learners in this school district.

You may complete the application form on line at the web address above and e-mail as an attachment to

This school district is part of the Mountain Pacific Region of the Canadian Institute of Reading Recovery.