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Teacher - Cardston Jr High School

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Westwind School Division # 74 Invites applications for the position of: TEACHER

1.0 Probationary at CARDSTON JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Competition No. CJHS-11-2017-TCHR)

  • Full-Time Probationary Teacher to teach Language Arts & Social Studies
  • This position will start February 1, 2018, & conclude June 30, 2018.
  • The successful candidates will have:

    • a sound understanding of formative & summative assessment practices
    • a sound understanding of curriculum and reporting outcomes as well,
  • the successful candidates will be able to lead in adolescent literacy, develop protocol & interventions of all levels of readers

The successful candidates will:

  • have a Language Arts or Social Studies major or experience teaching Language Arts or Social Studies
  • be willing to work cooperatively with others
  • work with Professional Learning Communities (PLC)
  • Literacy skills, and reading intervention will be an asset for this position
  • General considerations will include a strong understanding of Professional Learning Communities and how teaching strategies, assessment for and of learning, differentiation and interventions are all intertwined to produce positive student learning.  The successful applicants will be able to use technology as a tool to improve student learning.  Experience an asset. 
  • Successful candidates must hold a valid Alberta Teacher Teaching Certificate.
  • The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal record check and child welfare check before employment begins.

Please forward cover letter, resume and 3 written letters of references to:

Mr. Ken Sommerfeldt, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division No. 74

Box 10, 445 Main Street Cardston, Alberta  T0K 0K0

FAX: (403) 653-4641, or email to: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

CLOSING DATE: NOON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017

     All applications received by the deadline will be considered.   However, only short-listed candidates will be notified.   

The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. 

Earlier Event: November 22
Teacher - Raymond Jr High School
Later Event: December 1
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