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Full Time Temporary Grade 6 Job at Buffalo Trail Public Schools – in Vermilion, AB

Job Description

Buffalo Trail Public Schools is committed to maximizing student learning in a safe and caring environment supported by a highly effective team.


Buffalo Trail Public Schools requires a full time temporary Grade 6 Teacher for the remainder of the 2021/2022 school year. Placement will be at Vermilion Elementary School. The teaching assignment will involve teaching grade 6 classes and additional duties as assigned by the principal.

By virtue of the submission of an application, the applicant agrees that the principal or designate can contact previous employers for the purpose of conducting confidential reference checks whether or not the applicant has listed a reference for that employer. An original acceptable criminal records check with vulnerable sector check will be a condition of employment. Applicants are required to provide their most recent performance evaluation or field experience report with their resume.

The successful candidate will possess the following:
A valid Alberta Teaching Certificate

Shall be a dynamic student-centered educator committed to maximizing student learning in a safe and caring environment

Experience and/or training in the application of Assessment for Learning strategies, embedded formative assessment and varied summative assessments is essential

Possess a strong background in the use of technology to enhance student learning

Ability to create a positive learning environment and foster positive professional relationships with students

Is dependable with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate in a team setting

Demonstrates a strong commitment to professional growth and continually increasing their effectiveness as an educator

A willingness to participate in extracurricular activities would be considered an asset

Experience and/or training in elementary education

Experience/training in balanced literacy/differentiated instruction

Experience in inquiry/concept based learning

Shall be an effective communicator with strong decision-making skills

Vermilion Elementary School is a K-6 school offering comprehensive core programming for approx. 260 students. We offer a social emotional coach to all students; a reading intervention program for at-risk students in K through 6; accelerated reading program; a music program taught by a music specialist; a school-wide virtues program; many extra-curricular teams and clubs (basketball, volleyball, intramurals, running club, track and field, art club, drama club); and a full inclusive learning program for all students as required. A VIBE (Vermilion Is Being Empowered) Coach is housed in Vermilion Elementary School and offers programs and supports to students and staff dealing with wellness. Vermilion Elementary has two Optimal Learning Coaches that collaborate with teachers around inquiry and concept based learning. Vermilion Elementary also houses a therapy assistant that provides programming for students in the areas of Speech and Language, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy. Vermilion Play Development (playschool, before and after school care and Kindercare) is also housed within the school.

Vermilion is a town in east-central Alberta, Canada within the County of Vermilion River. It is located at the intersection of Hwy. 16 and Highway 41, approximately 60 km west of Lloydminster and 192 km east of Edmonton. The primary industries are agriculture, post-secondary education (Lakeland College) and oil and gas. Located in an extremely vibrant community, Vermilion offers one of the best experiences in rural living. The picturesque community is located in the heart of the County of Vermilion River and features a golf course, hockey arena, curling rink, ball diamonds, soccer pitches, various community halls and a variety of businesses. The town is a friendly community with a great deal to offer. For more information, please visit the town website at vermilion.ca

Please submit all applications online. For further information on how to apply, please see our website.

By virtue of their submission, applicants consent to the Principal in contacting references and previous employers.

For further information, please contact:
Mrs. Sheila Doherty, Principal

Vermilion Elementary School

Phone: (780)853-5444

Email: [email protected]

All applications received by the deadline will be considered. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Company: Buffalo Trail Public Schools –

Company Location:  Vermilion, AB

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