Teacher, Senior Alternate

Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Senior Alternate (1.0 FTE)

January 2, 2018 to June 29, 2018

Internal/External

Are you a qualified teacher? Would you like to live in a rural community? Teach in a school with small class sizes? Do you like the outdoors? What if you could go fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, canoeing, kayaking, snowmobiling, hunting, skiing, mountain biking and more right from your doorstep? If any of this appeals to you then the Central Coast School District is the place for you. For potential teachers we can offer a wonderful opportunity to both work and play in a small rural setting which offers one of the highest salaries in the province. Bella Coola / Hagensborg is home to the Nuxalk First Nation so you will be immersed in First Nations culture and traditions. Sir Alexander Mackenzie School is a grade 6-12 school boasting small class sizes, an emerging trades program, an evolving learning commons/library, upper level sciences and math programs, a strong culture and language program and an excellent outdoor education program. Working in small class sizes, and using your progressive 21st Century teaching methods, sound curriculum development strategies and effective classroom management style, you will challenge our students towards reaching their full potential.

A temporary Senior Alternate teacher is required by School District #49 (Central Coast). The assignment will be at Sir Alexander School from January 2, 2018 to June 29, 2018. Interested teachers who are a member or who are eligible to become a member of the College of Teachers are invited to apply.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others to support the learning of students with a wide variety of needs;

• Ability/experience to support students designated with Chronic Health;

• Training and experience in working with ELL/ESD files;

• Ability/expertise to work with students either individually or in small groups or in a classroom setting;

• Advocacy for and empathy with students;

• Ability to work with students experiencing learning and/or behavioural difficulties;

• Ability/expertise to collaborate with classroom teachers and team-teach when warranted to support the learning of special needs students;

• Commitment to pursue professional development;

• Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for);

• Knowledge of Aboriginal World View and understanding;

• A team approach to school planning;

• Strong interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills and proven ability to work co-operatively and effectively with other educators in a collegial team setting;

• A strong commitment to positive and consistent engagement and communication with parents and other stakeholders;

• is knowledgeable of future changes in graduation requirements to facilitate appropriate decision making for students in course and program selection;

• minimum of two years satisfactory teaching experience;

• ability to work in a Moodle environment;

• experience / ability to create Individual Educational Plans;

• provide direct service to students' families;

• act as advocate on behalf of students and their families;

• provide educational counselling;

• provide career/vocational counselling;

• participate as a member of the school-based team and/or learner support team;

• facilitate instruction to students in peer helping, conflict resolution, leadership, social skills and life skills;

• provide support to other educators teaching Career and Personal Planning and in promoting healthy school environments;

• be familiar with the Special Education Manual of Policies, Procedures and Guidelines;

• be knowledgeable about reporting procedures for Child Abuse and Drug Abuse.

Applications containing details of education, relevant experience and references are being accepted until 4:00PM on December 18, 2017 and should be submitted to: tmoren@sd49.ca

Attention: Mr. Jeremy Baillie Principal PO Bag 130 Hagensborg, BC V0T 1H0

Phone: (250) 982-2691

Fax: (250) 982-2319

Email: tmoren@sd49.ca

Distribution for posting: CCTA,

All Schools, School Board Office, Nuxalk Nation, Career Center, Apply to Education, SD#49 Website.

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