New Job English Literacy Reading Specialist And Fluent In French In Alberta

English Literacy Reading Specialist and Fluent in French
English Literacy Reading Specialist and Fluent in French

English Literacy Reading Specialist and Fluent in French

Company : Gobind Sarvar School, Edmonton
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description

The Gobind Sarvar is a private school that combines Alberta Curriculmn and International Baccalaureate frameworks to provide students from Kindergarten to Grade 4 the foundation for beautiful humanity.We invite applications for full-time (1.0 FTE) Kindergarten-Grade 4 French and Reading Specialist. We are looking for an individual who can teach French as well as help students in Reading. Teachers interested in collaboration, teamwork and culture building are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong 21st century teaching skills including designing and delivering project based learning that ensures high student engagement, critical thinking skills, inquiry, connections with real world problems and the use of technology as a learning tool.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  • Applicants are required to...have a Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate, a Bachelor of Education Degree or equivalent recognized by Alberta Education and an Understanding of different teaching methodologies and multiple intelligences Teach according to the educational needs abilities and achievement of the individual students and groups of students.
  • We want our teachers to be adaptable and flexible in a supportive learning environment committed to work as a team member in a collaborative setting.
  • We want our teachers to create a learning environment that is aligned with the principles of Bloom's Taxonomy. This means that they must plan and deliver instruction that asks their students to think critically, apply, analyze, and create.
  • We are committed to supporting and developing all of our teachers, as well as ensuring that they are passionate about their profession. We also know that great teachers never stop learning.
  • To reach the full potential of Bloom's buckets, a school must have a culture that allows for multiple types of learning. We don't believe that students should be forced to learn how to think critically. Instead, we want to create systems that allow students to grow their academic and behavioral abilities.
  • The success of the school community is built on the relationships that we have with our students, school community, and other members of the community. We're looking for people who are passionate about building strong relationships.
  • The goal of the Project-Based Learning teacher is to create engaging and meaningful interdisciplinary unit plans, lessons and projects that will help students develop their critical thinking, creativity, and cross-disciplinary thinking. The ideal teachers must be a team player and a trusted voice for progressive education. He or she will also be passionate about working with young children. Most importantly, this individual will be expected to work towards improving the learning experience for all students.

French Specialist should have:-

  • Some experience teaching/tutoring French at Kindergarten to Grade 4 (or equivalent) level
  • Strong English written and oral communication skills
  • Strong French skills and ability to guide students’ understanding
  • Good knowledge of the current Grades 9-12 French core curriculum

The Individual as Reading Specialist will help to create a culture of reading that ensures strong reading instruction, excitement about literature, and a genuine, institutional love for reading.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assessing student reading levels and identifying areas of need
  • Collaborating with teachers to design and implement individualized reading intervention plans for students who need extra support
  • Providing one-on-one or small group instruction to students
  • Utilizing a variety of teaching strategies and materials to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Monitoring student progress and providing feedback on ways to improve instruction
  • Participating in professional development and staying current with the latest research in reading instruction
  • Designing and delivering professional development opportunities for teachers
  • Staying current with research and best practices in the field of education and sharing this information with teachers and administrators
  • Collaborating with and coaching teachers on the use of assessment data to plan instruction
  • Analyzing school literacy data and planning for future literacy needs

Primary duties:

  • According to Alberta curriculum outcomes the teacher will develop a unit plan that includes topics such as logic, hypothesizing, and predicting answers.
  • He or she will also collaborate with teachers to develop a variety of inquiry and solution skills
  • Regular communication with the families to involve families in students’ learning

Additional information

Gobind Sarvar does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition or gender. Teachers are required to cover their heads with a bandana while on school property, field trips, and professional development days. Teachers are required to bring vegetarian snacks and lunches (no meat, egg or fish) while on school premises and during school hours.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract

Schedule: COVID-19 considerations: All employees might be expected to wear a mask at school and follow all AHS and School’s COVID Guidelines.

Application deadline: 2023-07-22

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)


  • teaching: 1 year (preferred)


  • Alberta Teaching License (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2023-07-22
Expected start date: 2023-08-16