Temporary Library Teacher

Job Code: 3791193

Job Details

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Temporary Library Teacher

0.75 FTE

Westview Elementary School

Start July 1, 2024 / End December 20, 2024


WHO WE ARE

From coastal beaches to mountain forests, North Vancouver School District – “the natural place to learn” – provides world-class instruction and a rich diversity of engaging programs to inspire success for every student.  Our 25 elementary and 7 secondary schools,2600 staff and 16,000 students offer a safe and nurturing environment based on trust, respect, responsibility and collaboration. Noted for our progressive approach to instruction, firm belief in Inclusive Education, advocacy for indigenizing learning, and emphasis on social-emotional learning, the North Vancouver School District is a great place to learn, share and grow!

THE ROLE

At the North Vancouver School District, we offer a variety of options for our Teachers Teaching on Call Teachers. Our ideal candidates have a passion for teaching and inspire learning in all of our students.  We are looking for teachers who are excellent communicators, organizers and collaborators and who make a positive difference in our schools.

Westview Elementary School, Ta na wa Ns7éyxnitm tlá Teltíwet, sits on the traditional and unceded territory of the Skwxwú7mesh Nation and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. Westview's school plan focuses on creating a sense of belonging, enhancing instructional practices and imbedding Indigenous ways on knowing into all aspects of school life. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with K-7 teams to enhance literacy learning, and love of reading throughout the school. Days of work are Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday (full days) and Thursday (partial day).

WHAT WE REQUIRE

  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and demonstrated teaching ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement a variety of assessment practices to measure and monitor student progress effectively.
  • Strategies to identify learning difficulties and implement effective intervention to maximize academic success.
  • Demonstrated successful experience supporting the success of all learners in an inclusive environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral communications, written communication, and group facilitation skills.
  • Superior work ethic and social emotional competencies, excellent reflective judgment, and commitment to building effective learning communities.
  • Comprehensive understanding of curriculum.
  • Confidence and proficiency in using instructional organizers, concepts, and strategies that actively engage all students in learning.
  • Ability to positively influence instruction, curriculum, assessment, and social-emotional learning practices in a collaborative environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant computer technologies to teaching and learning.
  • Willingness to be involved in professional development, with an ongoing commitment to learn and implement new methodologies and strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, and staff to enhance the school as a learning community.

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor of Education Degree (Elementary).
  • Successful experience teaching Library at the Elementary level.
  • A Diploma in Education or a Masters of Education in Teacher-Librarianship, or the equivalent training and experience.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

  • As per the Teachers' Collective Agreement

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Possession of a BC Teaching Certificate
  • Membership in the BC Teacher Regulation Branch.

HOW TO APPLY TO THIS POSTING:

  1. Create your profile on Make A Future,

  1. Apply to click "APPLY ONLINE" at the bottom of the posting.

  1. Please include the following documents and information with your application:

  • Completed application package.  

  • Please complete all the sections including Experience, Education & References and answer all the corresponding questions.

  • Minimum of three (3) professional teaching references who have observed your work as a teacher.

  • For each referee, please include the names, titles, and email addresses and your professional relationship.

  • Cover Letter

  • Résumé

  • Final Practicum Reports,or a recent Principal's Evaluation(if you have been teaching for a few years)

  • Copy of transcript(s) or grades summary

All candidates are required to submit to a BC Ministry Criminal Record Check and a local Police Criminal Record Check as condition of employment.

The North Vancouver School District is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible work environment. We believe in the value of diversity and strive to create a workplace where all employees feel respected and supported. Accommodations are available on request for candidates participating in all aspects of the selection process. If you require any accommodations, please send a confidential inquiry to recruiting@sd44.ca.

We value the opportunity to learn, share and grow on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish people, specifically the Skwxwú7mesh Nation and Tsleil-Waututh Nation.

 *All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship.

** The North Vancouver School District values the time you have taken to submit your application; however, only those applicants selected to move forward will be contacted.**

Posted On
July 05, 2024
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing

Job Type
Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
City
North Vancouver
School/Location
Westview Elementary
Salary
Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement
Employment Start Date
September 01, 2024
End Date
2024/12/20
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter