English Language Learning

Job Code: 3521801

Job Details

Welcome to the Abbotsford School District

Located under an hour from Vancouver, the Abbotsford School District is settled in the heart of the beautiful Fraser Valley. Surrounded by spectacular mountain views and trails, Abbotsford offers some of most affordable real estate and rental prices in the Lower Mainland.

Every day, in every classroom and office throughout the Abbotsford School District, our employees provide a world-class, innovative educational experience for over 19,000 students. We believe that teachers continue to be drawn to the collaborative and supportive work environment that we provide. We have extensive professional development supports for new teachers, ranging from mentorship programs to leadership programs, and numerous career-pathing opportunities.

Working in public education is both challenging and rewarding, but at the Abbotsford School District we truly believe that every one of our employees has the opportunity to help children learn, grow and succeed.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

At Alexander Elementary, our mission is to work as a team, recognize all our students’ needs and individuality, set high expectations, consistently care for and respect ourselves, our colleagues, our students and their parents, so that our students achieve their personal best at Alexander Elementary School.

The schedule for this temporary part-time position is flexible.

The starting annual salary for this part-time Elementary School Teacher position ranges from $24,250.40 to $42,486.80, with placement on the July 1, 2023 Teacher Salary Grid based on length of service and qualifications in accordance with the collective agreement.

Education & Experience

  • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Certificate from an accredited program
  • Training and experience administering and interpreting IPT Assessments
  • Familiarity with IELTS instruction
  • Familiarity of the BC ELL Standards
  • Experience teaching ELL learners at the Secondary level
  • Experience using technology to facilitate language acquisition
  • Eligible for Abbotsford Academic English Language Program certificate
  • Eligible for B.C. Certification
  • Satisfactory teacher evaluation and/or final practicum reports

Teaching Competencies

All teachers are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills: Ability to consider and respond appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of others in a tactful, compassionate and respectful manner.
  • Organization & Planning: Ability to plan and organize for effective instruction, differentiation and assessment
  • Classroom Management: Create and maintain an optimal learning environment for each student while managing student behavior and classroom dynamics.
  • Facilitation & Engagement: Ability to capture and maintain students’ interest, effort, participation and enthusiasm for both the content and the process of learning
  • Assessment & Coaching: Utilize balanced assessment and feedback to improve student learning including the use of formative and summative assessment strategies.
  • Collaboration & Teamwork: Collaborate with others to achieve group goals and objectives
  • Caring & Inclusiveness: Create and maintain an environment that is caring, inclusive and supportive of all students
  • Flexibility & Adaptability: Demonstrate flexibility in the ability to adjust and adapt to changing circumstances

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Posted On
February 10, 2024
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing
Openings
1

Job Type
Part Time, Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
City
Abbotsford
School/Location
Alexander Elementary
Salary
TEMP 0.4 FTE
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
End Date
June 28, 2024
Additional Notes
Temporary, Schedule TBD