Priority French TTOC

Full Time

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

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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.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Priority French TTOC position is a one-year temporary contract that provides the successful applicant with a guarantee of daily work, paid benefits, access to leaves and the ability to apply to any classroom positions that come available through the internal posting process.

A priority French TTOC works as a TTOC filling daily dispatch requests created by absent teachers and when needed, fills short-term vacancies. The teacher is prioritized for French vacancies but will also fill English vacancies when needed. This position requires that successful applicants are available daily to fill dispatches at all levels: Elementary, Middle, Secondary in both French and English.

When needed, you will be required to fill UFN positions (medical leaves or unfilled vacancies) and remain in the position until the return of the teacher. Priority will be given for UFNs that require a French speaking teacher.

Level specific training and the best fit for short-term vacancies will be considered as part of the assignment process.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Major/minor in French

Major practicum work in French immersion

Experience teaching French immersion at all levels

Ability to demonstrate fluency in written and spoken French, plus a good working knowledge of English

Eligible for BC Teacher Certification

Satisfactory teacher evaluation and/or final practicum reports

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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 our ability to adjust and adapt to changing circumstances

We wish to thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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