School District 83 – JL Jackson Secondary

Teacher's Assistant

Location(s): Salmon Arm
Preferred Candidate Stream: Teaching adolescents
Age Group(s): Secondary
Language(s): French
Number of Placements: 2

Theme: French Education and Public Education

Position Description

Two French Immersion Grade 9 and 10 teachers are interested in hosting a student.

Organization Information

JL Jackson Secondary is located in Salmon Arm, British Columbia.  Our community has a rich tradition of supporting excellence in academics, while encouraging outdoor pursuits, music and fine arts, along with a wide variety of sporting opportunities.  Our diversified economy includes technology, service, health care, forestry, agriculture, tourism, manufacturing and commerce.

JL Jackson Secondary has approximately 650 students in grades 9 and 10, servicing the communities of Salmon Arm, Anglemont, Scotch Creek, Celista, Sorrento, Blind Bay, White Lake, Tappen, Sunnybrae, Gleneden, Silver Creek, North Canoe, South Canoe, Ranchero, and Deep Creek.  We are located on the traditional territory of the Secwepemc Nation, with students from Adams Lake Indian Band, Little Shuswap Indian Band, and Neskonlith Indian Band.

JL Jackson Secondary offers students a variety of program choices and opportunities.  Core Academics includes Math, English, Social Studies, Science and Physical & Health Education.  We have a French Immersion program, a Mountain Bike Academy, as well as a provincially-recognized Careers program.  Elective opportunities include: Home Economics, Computer Studies, Robotics, Photography, Design & Tech, Entrepreneurship & Marketing, Woodwork, Metalwork, Art, Concert Band, Jazz Band Choir, Drama, French, Spanish, Japanese and Leadership.

School District 83 – JL Jackson Secondary Website