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Grade 3 (Internal & External)

Posted on: April 29th 2022 at 10:00am
Closes on: May 31st 2022 at 10:00am

Posting Reference Number: 
T22 TEL 237 TEM
Job Location: 
Godson Elementary
Commencement Date: 


Godson Elementary has a population of approximately 350 students from Kindergarten to Grade 5. We are located in the core of the city of Abbotsford, walking distance to Abbotsford Middle and Abbotsford Senior Secondary schools. The mission of Godson Elementary is to inspire our students to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential for participation in a changing society by creating a safe and challenging learning environment. A Social Emotional Learning (SEL) focus and experience with PBIS (positive behaviour support), Zones of Regulation, Mind Up, SEL Kernels to support success. 

The applicant list is monitored daily and will close immediately following the appointment of a successful applicant.   The vacancy is also open on Make-A-Future.  Current employees must apply for this job using the AMS Job Posting Portal.

Education & Experience:

  • Elementary teacher training with major practicum at the Primary level
  • Successful teaching experience at the Primary level
  • Eligible for B.C. Certification
  • Satisfactory teacher evaluation and/or final practicum reports

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge of the Primary program
  • Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge and recent experience with a balanced literacy program including guided reading and assessment

Teacher Competencies

Abbotsford School District teachers consistently demonstrate skills essential for student learning. Our Teaching Proficiencies serve as the foundation for our hiring competencies and growth plans.

  • 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 circumstance

View our Teaching Competencies

Please submit your application before May 31st 2022 at 10:00am to:

Current employees of the Abbotsford School District may apply for this job using the AMS Job Posting portal.