French Language Teacher

French Language Teacher

Queen Margaret’s School is accepting applications for a senior French Language teacher to join our Senior School faculty,  The Senior French Language Teacher is responsible for working with a team of Humanities Teachers to deliver the curricula in Grade 8-12 Core French. Successful candidates will have a passion for the French language and a proven ability to inspire an appreciation of Francophone culture and diverse forms of cultural expression

Responsibilities:

Plan and teach engaging and relevant French classes as assigned, following the British Columbia curriculum
Assess and address student learning styles and implement strategies for promoting student progress
Familiarity with differentiated and leveled language instruction; understanding of TPRS and communicative/experiential models of French language instruction are considered an asset
Create a safe and nurturing classroom environment
Foster a climate of respect and fairness for all students
Use technology in curriculum and reporting (using MyEdBC student information system and other technology resources provided)
Use a variety of assessment strategies and assessment collection (portfolios, self-assessment, testing, reflection, etc.)
Evaluate students and report on progress formally (report cards) and informally with families
Communicate effectively with homeroom teachers, faculty advisors, and learning support staff as required
Contribute to planning and delivery of special events 
Lead co-curricular assignments with enthusiasm
Model the core values of the school
Collaborate with peers to support a student-centered learning environment
Be a role model for students
Take an active part in all professional development activities, including staff meetings

Qualifications:

The following are requirements for this position:

Graduate of a recognized B.Ed program, with focused studies in French Language instruction
Proof of BC Ministry of Education Teacher Certification
Knowledge of BC Curriculum requirements for Core French
Experience and/or familiarity with AP College Board courses in French is an asset
Interest in experiential learning and practical hands-on applications of learning is an asset
Ability to lead a group of students in a school Advisory program
Strong organizational and communication skills with a proven ability to communicate and develop relationships with a wide array of stakeholders (students, parents, teacher colleagues, community members, etc.)
Commitment to continuous professional growth and professional learning
Ability and desire to grow professionally through collaboration with colleagues
Proven ability to motivate students through meaningful curriculum and inquiry-driven learning
Demonstrated experience with innovative practices, including the integration of educational technology tools
Demonstrated ability to develop strong learning relationships through the provision of a safe and trusting learning environment
Ability to work effectively in a culturally responsive teaching environment
Understanding of British Columbia’s K-12 curriculum and the objectives of competency-based education
Demonstrated ability to effectively differentiate and be responsive to student needs
Willingness to regularly engage in experiential learning experiences
Willingness to embrace the ethos of an independent school and make a commitment to the extensive co-curricular life of an independent school
 

Preferences will be given to candidates who also have the following skills and qualifications:

Experience in a boarding school environment is an asset

Standard First Aid certification or above
Valid driver’s license and clean driver abstract

Candidates must possess or be eligible for Teacher certification through the BC Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch.

Teachers interested in joining Queen Margaret’s School community must embrace the ethos of an independent school education, develop positive relationships with all community members, and contribute to a collaborative learning community. Faculty are expected to support the school’s co-curricular program commensurate with a 1.0 FTE position. Dedicated time for collaborating with a team to design and implement cross-curricular units of study throughout the year is provided.

To apply for this job please visit qms.bamboohr.com.

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