Temporary Primary Teacher – ALM

An employment opportunity exists for a temporary full-time (1.0 FTE) Primary Teacher effective October 23, 2018 to the return of the incumbent no later than June 30, 2019 at Agnes L. Mathers Elementary Jr. Secondary School.


  • A university teaching major, or its equivalent, directly related to the teaching position;
  • Working knowledge of and experience in Indigenous education;
  • High level of skills related to successful classroom management, and to the development and maintenance of a positive classroom climate;
  • Ability to deal meaningfully with differentiated student learning styles and behaviour issues, and demonstrate an ability to address individual student needs;
  • Possess an understanding of and an ability to assist in the development and execution of Individual Education Planning and Behavioural Plans;
  • Proven interpersonal skills, work ethic and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, teachers, education assistants, parents and administrators;
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, instruct and evaluate learning activities for students with academic, social, emotional and behavioural needs;
  • Knowledge of school based teams;
  • Understanding of local resources and environment;
  • The ability to work in a team situation daily in the classroom;
  • Teacher Regulation Branch certification.

If you are interested in assuming this role, please submit a teacher application complete with comprehensive resume and supporting documents, along with three (3) professional references by Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 10:00AM to:

Selection Committee
School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii)
PO Box 69
Village of Queen Charlotte, BC V0T 1S0
E-mail:  hr@sd50.bc.ca
Fax: 250-559-8849

Teachers currently employed with the district need only submit a letter of intent.

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June 26 Board Meeting

The Haida Gwaii Board of Education invite all stakeholders to attend the next public board meeting to be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, beginning at 6:00 PM at the SD50 District Office in Queen Charlotte. Please find attached the agenda and supporting documents. 

Trustee candidate information meeting

Dawna Day, Superintendent of Schools and Shelley Sansome, Secretary Treasurer will host two information meetings to help prospective candidates learn more about public education, School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii) and the work of a Board of Education.

The evening sessions will be held:

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 7:00 – 8:00 PM
District Administration Office, 107 – 3rd Avenue, Queen Charlotte

Thursday, June 28, 2018 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay Secondary, 1647 Collison Avenue, Masset

Draft policies

Policies reflect the principles adopted by the Board of Education, which create a framework within which the Superintendent ofSchools can discharge her duties (policies tell what is wanted, why and to what extent).  As policy is what directs schools and administration, we invite you to share your thoughts with the board about the following draft policies:

Please take the time to respond using the attached policy revisions form  and return it to my attention at the district administration office or to this email by May 21, 2018 at 3:00 PM.