Grade 3/4

Full Time

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The Abbotsford School District is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Stó:lo people, the Semá:th First Nation and Mathxwí First Nation. With this, we respect the longstanding relationships that Indigenous Nations have to this land, as they are the original caretakers.

Why Abbotsford?

Located under an hour from Vancouver, the Abbotsford School District is settled in the heart of the beautiful Fraser Valley and surrounded by spectacular mountain views.

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Why the Abbotsford School District?

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

Mountain Elementary is a vibrant K-5 school nestled in picturesque Mountain Village on Sumas Mountain.

The staff, students and families have established this elementary school as a school of excellence. Mountain Elementary is a safe school, with high behavioral expectations and standards. Students are actively taught appropriate social skills and they are reinforced through the use of school wide behavior support systems.

* This opportunity is a temporary UFN contract, which is subject to change or cancel before June 28, 2024. In the event the teacher returns to work (work-hardening, part-time, full-time) before the end of the school year, the duration and/or FTE of this temporary assignment will be amended.

The successful applicant must accept the reduced work week (amended to a part-time contract) but will have the option to remain in a temporary 1.0 FTE contract by working as a Priority TTOC on other days until June 28, 2024.

The starting annual salary for this full-time Elementary School Teacher position ranges from $60,626 to $106,217, 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

Elementary teacher training with major practicum/work experience at the Primary and/or Intermediate levels

Successful teaching experience at the Primary and Intermediate levels

Eligible for B.C. Certification

Satisfactory teacher evaluation and/or final practicum reports

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge of the Primary and Intermediate program

Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge and recent experience with a balanced literacy program

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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