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T21001 Lead Numeracy Teacher Job in Canada
Lethbridge School Division , Canada

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Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
May 4, 2021
Last Date
Aug 4, 2021
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Job Description

Education Centre Lead Numeracy Teacher

FTE: 1.00

The expected start is August 24th, 2021 or will be based upon mutual agreement between the Division and the candidate.

All applicants who apply by 12:00PM, Monday May 10th, 2021 will be given preferential consideration, but this position will remain open until a successful candidate is hired.

Since 1886, Lethbridge School Division has offered high quality learning experiences over a broad range of programs to meet the needs of a wide variety of learners. Lethbridge is located just two hours south of Calgary and close to the Rocky Mountains and the U.S. border, and is family-oriented and culturally vibrant with many amenities of a larger city. As a growing school division, Lethbridge School Division employs more than 1200 staff and is known for its innovative culture.

Lethbridge School Division embraces diversity and functions in a dynamic, innovative and fast-paced environment. We are seeking an Inclusive Education Coordinator who is results-oriented, demonstrates professionalism and commitment to exemplary service for the educational needs of over 12,000 students within 24 schools.

Our mission statement is, Lethbridge School Division is inclusive, forward-thinking and accountable for engaging students in quality learning experiences that develop strong foundations, innovative minds and responsible citizens. For more information on the Lethbridge School Division you can visit our website at: Home | Lethbridge School Division (lethsd.ab.ca)

The Division is looking for a Lead Numeracy Teacher who will work closely with the Director of Curriculum and Instruction and will be based out of the Education Centre.

Professional Competencies

Lethbridge School Division is looking for individuals who demonstrates:

  • A sound understanding of teaching context and contributing variables;
  • Deep understanding of subject disciplines taught and pedagogical approaches based on best practice;
  • Understanding of sound planning, assessment and instructional practices;
  • Understanding of classroom management strategies that contribute to a positive learning environment;
  • The use of technologies in meaningful ways for teaching and learning;
  • Qualities of a reflective practitioner who engages in professional learning to grow in areas reflected in the TQS;
  • Commitment to the school community with respect to professional relationships;
  • A belief in collaborative practice and teamwork;
  • Active contribution to school and student activity, and overall ability to develop effective relationships within the school and community.

The successful candidate will:

  • Work closely with the Director of Curriculum and Instruction in the development and implementation of a Division Numeracy Strategy.
  • Facilitate the implementation of numeracy assessment tools across grades 1-9.
  • Provide school-based, job-embedded support for teachers as they implement effective numeracy instructional and assessment practices.
  • Support teachers in making connections between educational research, theory and classroom practice.
  • Support teachers in the implementation of the research-based effective instructional practices.
  • Provide professional learning and support for teachers new to the profession.
  • Plan cooperatively with teachers and administrators and engage in reflective conversations about current practice.
  • Model instruction, observe lessons and support teachers in incorporating effective numeracy practices in their instruction (i.e., residency model)
  • Promote the effective use of authorized program materials, school and classroom resources and professional resources.
  • Promote and provide professional learning events sponsored by the Division, SAPDC and other organizations.
  • Work in partnership with the Literacy/ELL Lead Teacher.
  • Advise and support schools in the implementation of:
    • School development numeracy goals and
    • Programs which support parental engagement in support of numeracy.
  • Support school teams in the collection and analysis of student numeracy achievement data.
  • Collect and analyze Division data and establish targets for improvement.

Requirements

  • Applicants must posses or be eligible to obtain an Alberta Teaching Certificate.

Conditions of Employment:

In order to ensure and maintain a safe and secure working and learning environment, applicants new to Lethbridge School Division who are offered employment must provide:

  • A police information check; including Vulnerable Sector Check from Police Services or an RCMP detachment that does not have any charges or convictions.
  • A satisfactory Intervention Record Check from South Region Alberta Child and Family Services.
  • Proof of photo identification, may be a valid driver’s licence, provincial identification card as issued by a licensed government registry office, valid passport or Nexus card. If one cannot be provided, a new card must be obtained and proof of application provided within three days of hire.
  • Documentation of a valid Social Insurance Number in the employee’s legal name. If valid Social Insurance documentation in the current legal name can not be provided, the successful candidate will be required to obtain a new one within three days of hire.

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Lethbridge School Division

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