Job Code: 3175928 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: Western Québec School Board Posted on: Feb 20, 2022
Contract / term
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Dr. S.E. McDowell Elementary School (Shawville)
Start Date: Immediately
End Date:Salary:Employment Opportunity:
Elementary 1-6 Teacher - Replacement 100%
Dr. S.E. McDowell Elementary School
Who We Are:
An English school board that is dedicated to developing lifelong learners who contribute to society and are prepared for their future. Teachers and staff are committed to academic excellence and the provision of quality education, which encourages social, emotional and moral development.
prepare and present courses and provide developmental and cognitive learning activities within the guidelines of the authorized programs;
work together with the other teachers and the personnel of the school in order to take the appropriate measures to meet the individual needs of students;
organize and supervise student activities;
provide support and remediation;
supervise students for whom he or she is responsible as well as other students in his or her presence;
evaluate the performance and progress of students for whom he or she is responsible and to report on them to the school administration and to parents according to the system in effect;
monitor the late arrivals and absences of his or her students and to report them to the school administration according to the system in effect;
participate in meetings relating to his or her work;
perform other duties usually assigned to teaching personnel;
choose the appropriate method to prepare and present his or her courses within the guidelines of the authorized programs;
take the necessary measures to enable him or her to attain and maintain a high level of professional competency in keeping with the Education Act;
provide learning and developmental activities to students and shall participate in the development of student life in the school.
Applicants must hold a "Brevet d'enseignement" or a teaching permit from the province of Quebec or from a Canadian province;
Teaching experience is considered an asset.
Application must include:
Resume (including detailed work history and education background)
A cover letter
A valid security background check (if you possess one)
Please ensure your profile with Apply to Education is up to date.
Skills & Competencies:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to adapt to a variety of student needs
Superior organizational skills
Start Date: as soon as possible
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH APPLYTOEDUCATION
Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.
The Western Quebec School Board is committed to building an educational community with the common purpose to realize the potential of all our students by cultivating a strong corps of support, professional, teaching and administrative excellence. We therefore encourage applications from Indigenous people, as well as from other racialized people groups, persons living with a disability, people of religious faith, and gender minorities.
As an organization, we strive to hire individuals who reflect the communities we serve, and who embody and practice a love of life-long learning, teamwork, and the highest professional ethics. Our efforts to achieve a diverse workforce that contributes to a culturally safe working environment include establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers and removing obstacles to hiring and retaining qualified people.
The Western Québec School Board is required to implement Bill21
The Act respecting the laicity of the State (hereinafter the Act) has created an obligation for certain public organizations, including school boards, to ensure that religious symbols are not worn by specific employees while exercising their functions. The Act specifies that it is incumbent upon the Director General to take the necessary measures to ensure compliance with this new obligation.
The purpose of this Directive is to present the main obligations stemming from the Act and to guide
management personnel in the implementation of any required measure, while respecting, as much as
possible, the values of inclusion, integrity and respect as espoused by the Western Québec School Board.
The Act respecting the laicity of the State
Prohibition regarding the wearing of religious symbols
Principals, vice principals, centre directors, assistant centre directors, and teachers are prohibited from wearing religious symbols in the exercise of their functions.