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The Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School is a Nursery - Grade 6 school in downtown Toronto, committed to exemplary teaching, teacher education, and research in an intentionally diverse environment. The Laboratory School is dedicated to the exploration and dissemination of best practices.

1) Teacher: Core French in Primary Grades (80% position)

One year term position or secondment opportunity with possibility of renewal

Starting date: September 2017

Established in 1925, the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto is the oldest Laboratory School in Canada.  The Laboratory School serves children from Nursery to Grade 6.  It has a threefold mandate:  exemplary education for the 200 children who attend the school, graduate teacher education, and research, all these in an intentionally diverse environment.  The School makes a noted contribution to the understanding of strong educational practices in elementary schools in Canada and around the world.

The successful candidate will teach a part time Core French Program in the primary division and will contribute to the teacher education and research work of the Lab School.

Jackman ICS teachers create a secure learning environment for their students, one that inspires exploration, creativity, curiosity, and confidence to flourish.  The school honours diversity and values a deeply interconnected community, in which all members feel known, respected, and supported as active participants.  Teachers work part of a collaborative team of educators.

Key Responsibilities include:

·       Developing an engaging learning environment to foster student growth

·       Teaching an enriched French language curriculum to support success for all learners

·       Reporting achievement

·       Supporting families

·       Contributing to research initiatives

·       Serving as an active member of a collaborative school staff

We seek applicants with the following professional qualifications and experience:

·       Ontario College of Teachers Certification (Primary/Junior) preferred

·       Demonstrated record of successful teaching experiences in Core French

·       Demonstrated experience with AIM “gestures approach” language learning

·       Fluency in French

·       Minimum of two years teaching experience

·       Completed Additional Qualification in French; Special Ed AQ/ECE will be an asset

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a complete application, including CV, application letter, and two letters of reference by 12:00pm on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 to:

Richard Messina, Principal

Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education |
University of Toronto

c/o: zoe.rutherford@utoronto.ca

Conditions of employment: Termed Position. Teachers currently employed in publicly funded schools are encouraged to consider this as a secondment opportunity. 

We thank all interested applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute the further diversification of ideas. All candidate are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 


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