Math Support Teacher

Junior High School, Senior High School
Temporary

Our Approach

At the heart of everything we do is the child. For almost 40 years Calgary Academy’s Teachers have been providing an unparalleled environment that embraces students’ unique learning profiles, customizing individual pathways to student success!

At Calgary Academy, Teachers design engaging, student-centered experiences that nurture a love of learning. Our approach to teaching and learning is supported by our four pillars, beliefs, and the CA Way which empower diverse learners to pursue lives of passion and purpose. We are Calgary Academy. Are you?

About the Role

We are looking for a Senior High Math Support Teacher to join our team on full-time temporary basis for the 2021/2022 School Year. The teacher in this role will work with students in high school grades to provide additional support and strategies for math curriculum. They may also be required to teach a class.

At Calgary Academy Teachers are guided by the Teacher Quality Standard, embrace wholeheartedly the meaningfulness and challenges of the profession, and are resilient in the strive to achieve success every day, for every student. This position requires a valid Alberta Teaching Certificate or Interim Alberta Teaching Certificate and a positive outcome on a current Criminal Record Check, inclusive of Vulnerable Sector.

Highlights of Key Responsibilities

  • Meet with students one-on-one to support their math goals, including on their lunch and spares.
  • Connect with staff around areas of student concern
  • Build learning plans with both students and parents to help students succeed
  • Plan and run math tutorials during lunch, after school and during exam prep
  • Support Math classes with struggling students
  • Teach at least one high school math class.
  • Hours will be from 8:30- 4:30 to provide longer afterschool support.

Qualifications

  • Math specialization, as well as experience teaching 30-1 Math, is strongly preferred
  • Ability to build trusting relationships, and create a safe, positive, and productive learning environment
  • Strong work ethic, professionalism, and agility in your teaching practice and approach
  • Fervent attitude for continuous professional learning, collaboration, and deep reflection
  • Enthusiasm and persistence for student engagement, assessment, and wellness
  • Compassion and patience, with an unwavering commitment to the diverse learning needs of the students and families in your care
  • Knowledge and passion for creating authentic and personalized learning experiences, including, direct learning, flex learning, and integrative learning.

Our Assets

Our culture is defined by REACH and that is visible in everything we do, including continuous efforts to be the employer of choice and to provide the best workplace for all employees. We offer a collaborative work environment and professional learning opportunities, all driven by our strategic plan. We also offer competitive salary, flexible benefits package, wellness allowance, matching RRSP program. This position adheres to the School Calendar which means paid winter break, spring break and summer break!

Our Application Process

Please send your application to Human Resources at careers@calgaryacademy.com with Math Support Teacher in the subject line by end of day on September 24, 2021.

Your application must include:

Cover Letter

Demonstrating your passion for our school philosophy, mission, four pillars, and beliefs. After exploring our website, share what makes you feel particularly connected to the work we do and identify what your teaching looks like in action! Ensure to put the division you are applying for in the subject line of your Cover Letter.

Resume

Demonstrating your skills and experience (both in and outside the classroom!)

We wish to thank all candidates for their interest in Calgary Academy but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.