French Teacher

French Teacher

Position: French Teacher, Junior School
Department: Academics
Reports to: Principal, Junior School
Starting date: September 1, 2022
Closing date: May 27, 2022

St. George’s School is seeking an experienced and energized teacher to join the Junior School. This role requires an innovative teaching professional to support a collaborative learning environment using engaging and meaningful pedagogy focused on student learning and growth.
Faculty are required to support the school’s co-curricular program for two of three terms. The co-curricular program includes recreational athletics, competitive athletics, and academic clubs and is offered a minimum of two times per week per term.

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating with colleagues to align planning, instruction, and assessment across sections of a course and within the department as a whole.
  • Utilizing outcome-based assessment and instruction as well as strong formative and summative assessment strategies.
  • Incorporating Core Competencies regularly into lessons, assessments, and feedback.
  • Building a strong rapport with students and supporting the students in bringing out their best, both in and out of the classroom.
  • Regular communication to students, parents, and other stakeholders about student needs and growth, including but not limited to IEP meetings, formal report cards, and parent-teacher-student conferences.
  • Becoming involved in helping with and/or leading Language-related enrichment activities, both within and outside of class time.
  • Using a variety of pedagogical approaches and lesson design to ensure students’ progress in their skills within the target-language.
  • Make relevant and innovative use of multiple technologies in the classroom, including using Canvas as the student LMS, and Gradebook for reporting.
  • Participating actively in professional development opportunities and training programs.
  • Modeling the school’s core competencies which include: humility, integrity, respect, resilience, empathy and responsibility.
  • Participating in co-curricular program for 2 of 3 terms in the year.

 

Qualifications will include:

  • Post-secondary degree in an area of Languages with specific experience in French.
  • Valid BC Teaching Certificate, or maintains the ability to obtain one.
    Knowledge of and experience teaching French Kindergarten to Grade 7, with specific expertise on the BC Languages curriculum for Grades 5-7.
  • Current on pedagogical trends through continued reading and relevant recent professional development.
  • Effective classroom management abilities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills, with a particular emphasis on collaborative planning and assessment.
  • Strongly committed to student learning and success; being able to understand the needs of students while engaging them as active learners in the classroom.
  • Dynamic and energetic individual who wishes to work in a highly focused environment with students keen to succeed.
  • Experienced in bringing a diversity of voices and worldviews to classroom material and learning experiences, including Indigenous, local, and global perspectives.
  • Demonstrated commitment to incorporating real-world connections and problem solving into teaching and learning.
  • Superior EQ skills in self-awareness, self-management, social agility, impact and influence.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to careers@stgeorges.bc.ca.

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