Planning for instruction at theyearly, unit, weekly and / or daily level implementing schoolmandated programs, strategies of instruction and assessment to workwith students to achieve the Learning Standards of the BritishColumbia Canada Ministry of Education Curriculum
Using effective teaching strategies, learning andprofessional resources available for the grade to supportinstruction within curriculum guidelines and with the use of schoolmandated instructional frameworks and programs to createopportunities for differentiated learning for students withdifferent skill levels or learning styles
Providing enrichment events and activities including butnot limited to field trips, showcases, concerts, plays, andproductions.
Events may be organized at a class level and / or aschool-wide level
Communicating assignmentsand objectives to students in a well-organized manner, using clearand precise language
Sending homeworkassignments that are an extension of clearly defined schoolactivities, appropriate to the age, ability, and independent levelof students, to provide opportunities for students to enrich, applyand review lessons and practice skills they have learned, includingopen-ended student activities
Diagnosing,instructing and evaluating the specific needs for students who arestruggling to meet grade expectations and seeking assistance asnecessary from the School Support Program
Using As Learning and For Learning Assessments to monitorstudent progress in order to plan instruction and provide feedbackon a regular basis to students, their parents and the schooladministration
Actively engage in discussionsand planning that take place at the Grade Level Team level andwithin Teams across different grade levels, to enhance consistencyof practice and student achievement
Preparingformal report cards and engaging in parent conferences according tothe set dates
Establishing and maintainingfair and just standards for student behavior, with the guidance ofthe school Code of Conduct, to create an effective and safelearning environment
Supervising students inthe classroom, on the school campus and off-campus atschool-related activities
Guiding, motivatingand supervising the classroom assistant, if one is assigned to theclass you are teaching
Maintaining accurate,complete and legible records as required by the schoolpolicy
Attending and taking an active role instaff meetings including those focused on analyzing studentassessment and data for the purpose of growth planning
Communicating concerns, ideas, and information withcolleagues, students, the school administration, parents and thecommunity in a professional and constructive manner
Maintaining a positive professional relationship withparents for the benefit of their children, including but notlimited to informing them of upcoming-week lesson summaries,behavioral issues, and their children’sprogress
Displaying willingness to understandthe local culture and handle the cultural nuances in a caring andrespectful manner
Participating inprofessional development organized by the school
Attend Saturday school, not to exceed eight sessions forthe school year
Working hours : The officialworking hours are from 6 : 30 am to 2 : 00 pm. All classes start at7 : 00 am. With the exception of K2, BC Program classes end at 2 : 00pm.
K2 classes end at 1 : 10 pm. Classroom teachers are expected tostay with their children until they are picked up, which normallyis between 20 - 30 minutes after the end of classes.
The first busride to school accommodation is at 2 : 30 pm. Therefore, teachers whoare residing in the school accommodation and are using the schoolbus are at the school from 6 : 30 am until 2 : 30 pm
Duties carried out when you are not teaching :
Prep using the Library, IT Lab or one of the Curriculum& Instruction or staff rooms
Entryassessment for new students applying to the school. Entryassessment normally takes place between January - June of andSeptember - October of the following year.
During peak months, ateacher may have to do 3-4 entry assessments a week. Each entryassessment lasts for 30-40 minutes on average.
Peak months areApril - May, and September - October of the followingyear
Staff meetings or otherstaff / administration events
Substituting foranother BC teacher, if requested by the Principal, to addressemergency situations. (Note : the school has a full-time substituteteacher)
Performingother related, similar or logical duties as required orassigned
Start the process of getting BritishColumbia teacher certification immediately upon signing this letterof the job offer.
Provide and arrange for providing all requireddocuments in a timely manner to make sure certification is obtainedas quickly as possible.
Report progress on achieving certificationto the school in detail to help the school follow up on thecertification with the BC Ministry of Education Teachers
Regulation Branch. The school has the right to terminatethe contract if this duty is not fulfilled or if British Columbiateacher certification is not obtained due to the teacher notproviding the required documents or meeting any of thecertification requirements