Career Opportunities

Education Centre – Distance Learning Teacher - Grades 1 to 9

Administration & Teaching

Location: Education Centre

Competition #: 13328

Open To: Everyone

Date Posted: June 9th, 2021

Closing Date: Open Ended

Compensation Rate:

Education Centre – Distance Learning Teacher - Grades 1 to 9

FTE: 0.50 - Probationary

The expected start is August 24th, 2021.

All applicants who apply by 11:00AM, June 16, 2021 will be given careful consideration, but this position will remain open until a successful candidate is hired.

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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. 

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)

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.

Subjects:

Lethbridge School Division is looking for a Distance Learning teacher for grades 1 to 9 to work closely with the Director of Curriculum & Instruction, and will be based out of the Education Centre. The successful candidate will teach students in grades 1-9 who are accepted into the Division’s Distance Learning program. Duties will include creating units of study, assessing, and supporting students in Math and Language Arts and potentially also in Social Studies and Science. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible and an energetic team player who possess the following skills:

  • Experience in teaching grades 1-9 core.
  • Experience in developing programs and support for at-home learners.
  • Proven communication methods with students and parents in a variety of contexts.

Requirements

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

Please note that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted regarding an interview.

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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