Division 1 (Grade 1-3) Teacher (1.0 FTE) (FSC) – Continuous

Elk Island Public Schools

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is one of the largest school divisions in Alberta, serving the education needs of approximately 17,750 students in 42 schools. Every day, the staff and students of EIPS are encouraged to pursue opportunities to grow and discover their passions in life. We pride ourselves on providing staff and students with the tools to achieve success by offering dynamic programming, current resources, and practical professional learning opportunities.

EIPS is recruiting a full-time Division 1 Teacher at Fort Saskatchewan Christian. The teaching assignment is for Grade 1. Fort Saskatchewan Christian serves approximately 430 students in kindergarten to Grade 9, with 25 teaching staff and 12 support staff.

The school is located in Fort Saskatchewan, AB, approximately 20 kilometres north of Sherwood Park, AB. Fort Saskatchewan Christian offers an Alternative Christian program with a mission to assist families by providing students with a Christ-centred, biblically directed education that instills the vision and practice of excellence in academics, moral character and services to others. Alternative Christian schools within EIPS follow the regular provincial curricula interpreted from an Evangelical Christian Philosophy.

Applicants should include relevant information about their Christian philosophy of education in their cover letter. A teacher in this program is expected to bring a Christian viewpoint to issues and topics from all curricular areas. Commencing August 27, 2024 Open to internal and external applicants, priority will be given to EIPS teachers who hold a continuous contract and meet the minimum requirements of the position Qualifications: Bachelor of Education degree Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate Effective organization and classroom management skills Ability to create a classroom environment where students feel safe, supported, and challenged Excellent verbal and written skills Experience or familiarity with analyzing data and using data to inform decisions and/or instruction Strong collaboration and teamwork skills Growth mindset and ability to use feedback to improve practice Relentless drive to set and achieve personal and professional goals Nonviolent Crisis Intervention training For more information, please contact Matt Matheson, Principal, at 780-998-7044 or email [email protected].

Only online applications will be accepted. Elk Island Public Schools appreciates and considers all applications; however, we only contact candidates who are selected for interviews. “If you require assistance with the application system, please call Apply to Education at 1-877-900-5627 or email [email protected].”