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French Immersion

CURRENT POSITIONS:

 

Co-Lead Educator for JK / K
Co-Lead Educators share all the Lead-Educator responsibilities with another Lead-Educator. Combined, both Lead Educators oversee a group totaling 16 children on a daily basis. Each Lead Educator is expected to share all responsibilities.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement an educational & child-care program that supports and promotes the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of all children;
  • Make oneself aware of the Alberta Education Curriculum of Teaching for Kindergarten;
  • Prepare and Lead Educational Activities;
  • Maintain Students’’ observations and Portfolios for Planning and Evaluation Purposes;
  • Supervise small groups of children between ages 3 and 6, indoor and outdoor;
  • Assist children in a variety of tasks such as academic (i.e. writing), personal management (i.e. dressing up and using the toilet), and interpersonal (i.e. conflict resolutions);
  • Manage learning space (classroom) and materials;
  • Contribute to cleaning duties as per required by AHS;
  • Contribute to Food Serving duties;
  • Develop and maintain positive relationship with Staff, Administrators, Students, and Families;
  • Be an advocate for V.I.K. Academy Ltd.               

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Minimum of Child Care Worker (Level 2) recognized in Alberta;
  • Experience managing a group of 8 to 10 children;
  • Experience with planning activities;
  • Experience with Child Care Regulations (or excellent understanding);
  • Language proficiency: Excellent French and English communication skills;
  • Obtain a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search;
  • Possess a Child Care First Aid Training.

DESIRABLE ADDITIONAL KNOWELEGE NEEDED TO WORK AT V.I.K. ACADEMY LTD:

  • FRENCH IMMERISON: be familiar with best practices in Language Acquisition;
  • 21st CENTURY LEARNING: be familiar with the philosophy of 21st century learning;
  • PROGRAM PLANNING: understand the principles of planning educational activities.

 

PERSONNAL QUALITIES OF THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Passionate, motivated, positive thinking, inspiring;
  • Creative, adaptable, and proactive;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (with co-workers, administration, and parents);
  • Has the ability to connect with children and maintain excellent interactions;
  • Is comfortable with noisy environment;
  • Be a team worker.

 

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT V.I.K. ACADEMY LTD:

At V.I.K. Academy we strive for excellence and we believe that it begins with a Staff of excellence that shares our vision and mission values. We acknowledge that we can’t be all we want to be without a dedicated Staff. In return, we strive to offer our Staff good working conditions. 

  • Be part of a team of amazing Educators;
  • Work with motivated children and families that value Education;
  • Have a good work-life balance with reasonable schedules;
  • Stimulating & friendly environment where you can make a difference;
  • Financial assistance for professional development;
  • Gain experiences with the most up-to-date Educational Practices;
  • Lead Teachers are provided with a laptop;
  • Government Wage Top-Up as per Pre-Accreditation stage (Full Accreditation expected in Fall).

Other positions will be posted as they become available.

Please include your resume, presentation letter, application form, and three references (work-related / education-related).