Job Opportunity: French Language Assistant – Whispering Hills Primary School

Job Opportunity: French Language Assistant – Whispering Hills Primary School
Posted on 06/15/2021

Whispering Hills Primary School is located in the Town of Athabasca and serves approximately 320 students from Kindergarten to Grade 3. We enjoy the benefits of being an APPLE School as we partner with many organizations to promote active living and healthy eating while focusing on developing strong literacy and numeracy skills in a safe, caring, welcoming and respectful environment.

The French Language Assistant will aid students in their acquisition of French language skills through games and activities. The French Language Assistant assists students as they learn about the nuances of the French language, like slang or idiomatic expressions, and as they practice their listening and speaking skills. As a French Language Assistant, you will work under the direction of one or more French Immersion classroom teachers, and will be supervised by the school principal.

Successful applicants must be fluent in French, with preference given to applicants whose dominant language is French.

This position is grant-funded by the Government of Canada and administered by Alberta Education and Aspen View Public Schools. Information about this grant program can be accessed at https://englishfrench.ca/odyssey/. Through this grant, the successful applicant will receive a taxable salary of $25,000 for 25 hours of work per week, to be completed during a nine-month period from September 2021 through May 2022. Exact hours of work will be determined at the time of hiring and will fall within the regular school day.

Submit Resumes to Aspen View Human Resources in Microsoft Word or PDF format, along with two references and a current criminal record check, by 12:00 noon, on June 25, 2021

The successful applicant will progress to a second interview through the Odyssey program.

For further information contact Donna Wesley, Director of Alternative Programs at 780-675-7080 ext.05.

We appreciate interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number:  WHPS202123

Human Resources
Aspen View Public Schools
E-Mail – careers@aspenview.org

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