Kindergarten-Music/Drama (T19 TEL 237 TEM)
School District #34 (Abbotsford)
Abbotsford, BC
The Abbotsford School District provides instruction to over 19,000 students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. The district employs approximately 2,200 teachers, administrators and support staff who are all dedicated to delivering leading-edge instruction and support for students. Located in Abbotsford, British Columbia - one of the fastest growing and most diverse communities in Canada. We are committed to providing learners of all ages and abilities with a multitude of innovative programs and educational support. We are guided in what we do by our mission statement "Preparing and inspiring our students for a lifetime of success through respect, opportunity and innovation".





Elementary teacher training with a major or minor in Music/Drama
Major practicum work experience/practicum at the Kindergarten level essential
Must be able to demonstrate thorough knowledge and successful teaching experience integrating Drama and Music strategies into the regular curriculum at the Kindergarten level
Experience in a Integrated arts setting
Responsible for the Spring musical
Advanced coursework, diploma or degree in special populations (Aboriginal Education, Learning Services, English language Learners, Social Emotional learning) an asset
Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional learning and the implementation of high impact instructional strategies
Demonstrated ability to plan and organize curriculum, learning spaces, individualized programs
Demonstrated ability to manage the changing dynamics of the classroom, or small groups of learners
Demonstrated highly effective interpersonal and communication skills.Must be able to communicate complex or sensitive issues in a positive manner
Demonstrated ability to manage themselves, learners and others in a conflict situation
Demonstrated ability to positively contribute to a team environment and a highly collaborative atmosphere
Demonstrated ability to engage learners at all levels
Demonstrated ability to model safe, caring and inclusive behavior and commitment to the success of all learners
Experience working with difficult to reach students and families or students and families in crisis
Demonstrated ability to contribute as a strong and effective team member
Successful recent teacher evaluation and/or final practicum report(s)
Effective written and oral interpersonal skills
Eligible for B.C. Certification

Please include the following with your application:
Cover Letter
Resume of qualifications and experience
Copies of teacher evaluations or final practicum evaluation reports
Letters of Reference
Copies of your University transcripts to date (Photocopies are acceptable)
Copy of your current Teacher Certificate
Copy of your Teacher Qualification Service Card