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French Immersion, Learning Support Services

Jobs category
Language assistant
Job status
Régulier à temps partiel (30 heures par semaine et moins)
October 9 2022
Starting date
September 9 2022


The successful candidate will be committed to working collaboratively with teachers and support staff to design an environment and programming conducive to engaging children and their families. They should have a breadth of knowledge and experience in the areas of social emotional learning, trauma informed practice, differentiated instruction, and familiar with technology used to support students.

The successful candidate will provide learning support services to French Immersion and English students at Sandy Hill Elementary (0.5 FTE) and French Immersion students at Clearbrook Elementary (0.4 FTE); both sites require case management.

Job Description

Abbotsford School District 34

French Immersion, Learning Support Services

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to demonstrate fluency in written and spoken French, plus a good working knowledge of English
  • Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge of the Elementary French Immersion program
  • Demonstrated ability to work as chair/member of school-based and integrated case management teams

Teaching Competencies

All teachers are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills: Ability to consider and respond appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of others in a tactful, compassionate and respectful manner.
  • Organization & Planning: Ability to plan and organize for effective instruction, differentiation and assessment
  • Classroom Management: Create and maintain an optimal learning environment for each student while managing student behavior and classroom dynamics.
  • Facilitation & Engagement: Ability to capture and maintain students’ interest, effort, participation and enthusiasm for both the content and the process of learning
  • Assessment & Coaching: Utilize balanced assessment and feedback to improve student learning including the use of formative and summative assessment strategies.
  • Collaboration & Teamwork: Collaborate with others to achieve group goals and objectives
  • Caring & Inclusiveness: Create and maintain an environment that is caring, inclusive and supportive of all students
  • Flexibility & Adaptability: Demonstrate flexibility in our ability to adjust and adapt to changing circumstances

How to Apply

The Abbotsford School District only accepts online applications. Please apply using the appropriate method listed below.

Current School District Employees:  

External Applicants: 

Qualifications and requirements

Education & Experience

  • Elementary teacher training with major/minor in French
  • Major/minor or diploma in Special Education
  • Training and experience with Level B Assessments (ie. KBIT2/KTEA III)
  • Major practicum work in French Immersion at the elementary level
  • Experience teaching French Immersion at the elementary level
  • Practicum and/or work experience in Special Education at the elementary level
  • Case management experience required
  • Eligible for B.C. Certification
  • Satisfactory teacher evaluation and/or final practicum reports
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