Divison 2 (Grades 4-6) French Immersion Curriculum Teacher (0.5 FTE) (SFS)

Elk Island Public Schools

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is one of the largest school divisions in Alberta, serving the educational 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. The Division prides itself on providing staff and students with the tools to achieve success by offering dynamic programming, up-to-date resources and practical professional learning opportunities.

EIPS is recruiting a temporary part-time (0.5 FTE) Grade 4 – 6 French Immersion Curriculum Teacher with our Support for Students department. Supports for Students is located at the EIPS Central Administration building in Sherwood Park, at 683 Wye Road. Providing services for the division, Central administration is comprised of eight departments, in addition to the Board of Trustees.

The departments include Education Executive, Communication Services, Facility Services, Student Transportation, Human Resources, Financial Services, Supports for Students, and Information Technologies. SFS is looking for one French Immersion teacher to develop resources (assessments, unit plans, lesson plans, etc.) in French Immersion Language Arts and Literature (FILAL) to support the implementation of the new curriculum. Some of the duties may include: Staying current with curriculum as changes are made by the Government of Alberta Developing resources that align with Elk Island Public Schools Draft Scope and Sequence Providing input, and receiving direction from the EIPS Instructional Supports department Assisting with professional development sessions for teachers and administrators to support FILAL curriculum implementation Working collaboratively with other teachers and EIPS consultants Attending professional development sessions focusing on curriculum Aligning the elementary report card categories and assessments with the curriculum Successful applicants who are continuous teachers will be able to return to their current school/position for the 2025-26 school year.

Commencing August 27, 2024 Ending June 26, 2025 Open to internal applicants Qualifications: Bachelor of Education degree Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate Experience teaching in French Immersion primarily Division 2 Effective organization and time management skills Knowledge of strong instructional strategies and differentiation 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 Experience or familiarity with SharePoint and various technology For more information, please contact Jess Smith, Director, Support for Students, at 780-417-8160 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].”