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Job title: T24029 – Ecole Agnes Davidson Elementary School – Kindergarten Teacher – French

Company: Lethbridge School Division

Job description: École Agnes Davidson Elementary School – Kindergarten French Immersion TeacherFTE: 0.50 – Part-Time Temporary ContractThe expected start date is August 26, 2024 and will complete on June 26, 2025, or will be based upon the return of incumbent.The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Applications received by May 7, 2024 at 10:00 am will be assured of careful consideration.The SchoolÉcole Agnes Davidson serves approximately 510 students and is a single-track elementary school offering French Immersion programs for students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. École Agnes Davidson provides a positive and creative environment by promoting diversity and inclusion amongst our students through our strong academic programs.For more information about École Agnes Davidson, please visit the school’s website at .The DivisionLethbridge School Division offers high quality learning experiences over a broad range of programs to meet the needs of learners. Lethbridge School Division embraces diversity in inclusive schools and is known for its innovative culture. The Division employs more than 1,200 staff and assists in serving the educational needs of over 12,000 students within 24 schools in the city of Lethbridge.MissionLethbridge School Division is inclusive, forward-thinking and accountable for engaging students in quality learning experiences that develop strong foundations, innovative minds and responsible citizens.For a complete overview of our division, you are encouraged to visit our .The City of LethbridgeLethbridge is located just two hours south of Calgary and close to the Rocky Mountains and U.S. border. It is a family-oriented and culturally vibrant community with many amenities of a larger city. Lethbridge has over 100,000 residents and is one of only a few cities its size with two post-secondary institutions – Lethbridge College and University of Lethbridge. Lethbridge has a robust fine arts community and is renown for the breadth of recreation activities with outstanding facilities. Lethbridge offers more than 70 parks, 140 km of walking and running trails, playgrounds and sports fields throughout the city.The City of Lethbridge is proud neighbor to the largest First Nation reserve by area in Canada. Kainai Nation (also known as the Blood or Kainaiwa), covers 1,342.9 km², and is located southwest of the city of Lethbridge, north of the town of Cardston, east of Pincher Creek, bordered on all sides of the Oldman, St. Mary and Belly rivers in Alberta. We are fortunate to learn from Indigenous communities and are committed to enhancing our understanding of the truths of our past so we can continue to move towards reconciliation.Professional CompetenciesLethbridge School Division is looking for individuals who demonstrate:

  • Sound understanding of teaching context and contributing variables;
  • Deep understanding of subject disciplines taught and pedagogical approaches based on best practice;
  • Understanding of planning, assessment and instructional practices;
  • Understanding of classroom management strategies that contribute to a positive learning environment;
  • The ability to use technology in meaningful ways for teaching and learning;
  • Qualities of a reflective practitioner who engages in professional learning aligned with the TQS;
  • Commitment to the school community with respect to professional relationships;
  • A belief in collaborative practice and teamwork;
  • Active contribution to school and student activity, and overall ability to develop effective relationships within the school and community.

SubjectsÉcole Agnes Davidson Elementary School is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic professional educator to join their team as a Kindergarten teacher at the beginning of the 2024-25 school year. The successful candidate will have a passion for supporting students in learning, be enthusiastic, flexible, and an energetic team player who:

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  • Builds positive collaboration with their colleagues;
  • Has a strong understanding of second language acquisition in particular as it relates to early literacy skills;
  • Supports a positive culture within the school community;
  • Has a foundational understanding of play-based learning;
  • Is fluent in both English and French (required).

Requirements

  • Applicants must possess or be eligible to obtain an Alberta Teaching Certificate.

Conditions of EmploymentIn order to ensure and maintain a safe and secure working and learning environment, applicants new to Lethbridge School Division who are offered employment must provide:

  • A police information check; including Vulnerable Sector Check from Police Services or an RCMP detachment that does not have any charges or convictions.
  • A satisfactory Intervention Record Check from South Region Alberta Child and Family Services.
  • Proof of photo identification, may be a valid driver’s licence, provincial identification card as issued by a licensed government registry office, valid passport or Nexus card. If one cannot be provided, a new card must be obtained and proof of application provided within three days of hire.
  • Documentation of a valid Social Insurance Number in the employee’s legal name. If valid Social Insurance documentation in the current legal name can not be provided, the successful candidate will be required to obtain a new one within three days of hire.

Please note that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted regarding an interview.BenefitsLethbridge School Division not only provides an exceptional benefit package but also the opportunity to positively impact students and the Davidson community!

Location: Lethbridge, AB

Job date: Wed, 01 May 2024 22:22:50 GMT