Prince Edward Island Public Schools Branch
Summerside, PE
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Kindergarten French Immersion Teacher

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Job status
February 4 2022
Starting date
March 21 2022

Come teach French immersion on PEI! Enseigner le français langue seconde à l’Î.-P.-É.

The Public Schools Branch serves more than 19,000 students from kindergarten to Grade 12 and employs more than 4,000 people across Prince Edward Island. More than half of our 56 English schools offer an immersion program, including early immersion, mid immersion and late immersion, as well as Core French programs.

Why choose the PSB?

Working at the PSB is choosing to propel your career in an environment, which supports people to share their ideas and to take up challenges. Educational success, wellness, communications and resources anchor us as a quality educational organization and an employer of choice. We offer competitive salaries, professional development opportunities and an advantageous benefit package.

Working on Prince Edward Island means choosing to breathe in the ocean air, to walk on warm sandy beaches, to surround yourself by diverse cultures, to experience sea-based culinary delights and to discover a little piece of paradise on Canada’s east coast. It is an ideal place to raise a young family, with all the services of a large city or province. Most people live minutes from their workplace and minutes from the ocean. This is the Island way of life.

Job Description

This is a Fixed Term Full-time (100%) position as a Kindergarten French Immersion Teacher at Elm Street Elementary beginning March 21, 2022 until June 30, 2022.

The Public Schools Branch is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect.  The Public Schools Branch is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.  All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, colour, religion, nationality, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Qualifications and requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Preference will be given to those that meet the French Language Proficiency requirement of Superior or Exempt as determined by the Ministers Directive;

Applicants must have or be eligible to hold a PEI Teacher’s Certificate;

Knowledge of school level curriculum;

Knowledge of effective assessment strategies;

Knowledge and experience with effective teaching strategies;

Effective oral and written communication skills with students, parents and colleague

Demonstrated commitment to on-going learning and school community.

The following would be considered assets:   

Experience at the Kindergarten grade level;

Strong classroom management and organizational skills;

Ability to be flexible, creative, and a team player;

Knowledge and experience with the play-based curriculum;

Ability to collaborate with the Student Services team and grade level staff members;

Experience with Running Records and IEP’s;

Experience with PowerSchool;

Experience with EAL students and families.

Note:  Please the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided.



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