TEACHER: K-12 GRADUATION COACH – St. Michael’s School, Pincher Creek
School: St. Michael's School (Pincher Creek)
City/Town: Pincher Creek
TEACHER: K-12 GRADUATION COACH - St. Michael's School, Pincher Creek
This position is open to all qualified internal and external candidates. If chosen as the successful candidate, external applicants must provide a current police information (including vulnerable sectors) check, and a current intervention record check prior to receiving a contract.
The Holy Spirit Catholic Board of Education requires a 1.0 FTE K-12 Graduation Coach at St. Michael's School in Pincher Creek, commencing as soon as possible. Under the direction of the Director of Religious Education and the Division Principal for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education, the Graduation Coach will provide assistance to First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, individually and in groups, to ensure that supports are in place for academic success at every grade level. This assistance will include, but not be limited to, analyzing and tracking data to identify students with dropout risk factors; reviewing student academic progress and working collaboratively to develop any needed intervention plans; tutoring students individually and in small groups; identifying and removing barriers to graduation; and facilitating career action plans.
The successful applicant will work to ensure smooth transitions of Kindergarten children to Grade 1, elementary students to middle school and middle school students to high school. Ability to develop relationships with students, parent/guardians, school personnel, Elders, and community organizations is critical to this position. The candidate will work to build connections with all First Nations, Métis and Inuit students to support them as they develop the necessary skills to be proactive in their education.
You demonstrate an understanding of and respect for First Nations, Métis and Inuit culture, history and traditions, including the impact of contemporary and historical contexts on education today.
You are a strong advocate for youth and their success in learning. You demonstrate by interest, lifestyle, and growth involvement within a Christ-centered working environment. Your participation within the Catholic faith is considered to be an asset.
We are looking for a dynamic educator who believes in supporting positive behaviors through effective classroom management, has a strong sense of inclusion, and is willing to build strong connections with parents, fellow colleagues and students.
Certified to teach in the province of Alberta.
For more information on this posting please contact the Director of Religious Education, Joann Bartley at (403) 327-9555.
Application package must include the following:
- A cover letter indicating the position applied for;
- Resume, and any other documentation which would support your application;
- Contact information for 3 references;
- Holy Spirit Teacher Application Form located on our website: http://www.holyspirit.ab.ca/page.cfm?pgID=41
- Pastoral Reference Form located on our website: http://www.holyspirit.ab.ca/page.cfm?pgID=41
This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Interested, qualified applicants are asked to submit by email a complete application package as described above to:
Mr. Brian Macauley, Deputy Superintendent
Holy Spirit Catholic School Division
We wish to thank all applicants in advance for submitting résumés, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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