Exciting Opportunity for an Extraordinary Teacher
Full-Time - Continuing Contract
GAD Elementary school requires primary teachers who can teach all subjects from grades k to 3. We are a Sikh faith-based school which promotes a collaborative, inquiry-based learning environment for students to develop their basic motor, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
As an experienced, skilled, and innovative teacher, you inspire students. You are actively engaged in planning, implementing and assessing student learning. You are confident in curriculum development and demonstrate an approach to teaching. You optimize the resources available to you. You support all learners with diverse strategies and approaches; bringing innovative solutions to learning challenges experienced by students. Your classes are student-centered, dynamic and fun. Students, members of your department, colleagues and parents describe you as approachable, available, knowledgeable, genuine and supportive. You understand the importance of parents as partners in their children’s education by maintaining open and collaborative relationships with the parent community. As a lifelong learner, you demonstrate a commitment to actively seeking professional development as well as participating actively in the life of the school.
Bring a student-centered, inquiry-based and collaborative approach to the delivery of the B.C. curriculum.
An intelligible incorporation of First Nations principles of learning throughout your practice.
Support the growth and development of individual learners through differentiated learning techniques.
Work collaboratively with teachers to plan, develop, and implement an extraordinary learning experience for each individual student.
Build relationships with teachers and staff across the school community.
Set annual professional growth goals.
Be an active and positive participant in the co-curricular program.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience:
Relevant university qualifications (e.g. Bachelor of Education plus Bachelor of Arts with a minor in French language/French immersion or equivalent)
B.C. Ministry of Education Certificate or Independent School Certification qualification criteria
A comprehensive understanding of current educational practices outlined in the BC Ministry of Education documents
Committed to the craft of teaching, best practices, and standards of professional practice
Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, communicative, with good problem-solving skills
Flexible, adaptive and can think on your feet
A commitment toward continued professional development and growth
Energy, commitment and a readiness to participate in the co-curricular program the diverse life of the school community
Employment and Application Details:
Classes begin in September 2019, following teacher orientation
Employees of GAD Elementary receive competitive compensation, with opportunities for consistent professional growth and development as well as extended health benefits and a number of paid sick days. Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada.
We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. No phone calls, please.