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Night School: Hospital Homebound: French Immersion

Posted on: November 23rd 2021 at 10:00am
Closes on: November 30th 2021 at 10:00am

Posting Reference Number: 
T22 HOU 081 TEM
Job Location: 
Location Varies
Commencement Date: 
November 30, 2021
Hourly (2 hrs/week)
Temporary - to January 31, 2022


The successful candidate will provide two hours of support per week to a French Immersion student.  Support will be provided in person in the student's home or virtually depending on what works best for the family. 

A hospital homebound teacher provides educational services to enable students to continue their education program while absent from school for a period during the school year because of illness or related medical reasons. The hours vary based on need and are flexible (days and/or evenings). The following responsibilities fall to the hospital/homebound teacher:  

  • Contact the student’s teacher(s) or counsellor to arrange for the provision of assignments 
  • Contact the home to set up instructional visits 
  • Liaise with the student’s classroom/course teacher(s), school, and home 
  • Pick up and return instructional materials and assignments to the school 
  • Administer quizzes and tests 
  • Mark completed work if the classroom teacher provides an answer key or scoring rubric 
  • Submit marks and feedback on student progress to the classroom teacher 
  • Will submit a Weekly Student Progress Report to keep classroom teacher(s) apprised of student’s progress 
  • Complete monthly mileage forms when traveling between assignments (does not include your initial trip from home when applicable 

Education & Experience:

  • Major practicum work in French Immersion  
  • Major/minor in French and History or related Social Science 
  • Experience teaching French Immersion at the Secondary level 
  • Experience teaching in a non-traditional setting 
  • Experience teaching in a one-on-one capacity 
  • Valid BC Driver's license 
  • Eligible for B.C. Certification 
  • Satisfactory teacher evaluation and/or final practicum reports 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to demonstrate fluency in written and spoken French, plus a good working knowledge of English 

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 November 30th 2021 at 10:00am to:

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