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Educational Consultant-Mathematics/Science

Position Description

Educational Consultant-Mathematics/Science

100% Replacement Position

WE ARE

An English language school board located in the beautiful Eastern Townships and Montérégie regions which offers a stimulating and bilingual environment to our students and employees.

NATURE OF THE WORK

The Educational Consultant will advise senior officials in the educational services, teachers and other professionals in matters concerning the implementation, development and evaluation of mathematical and scientific approaches within the curriculum, the appropriate academic organization and the selection and use of methods, techniques, equipment, teaching material, etc.

In conformity with the policy established by the board, the Educational Consultant sees to the introduction of both experimental and new developments in Math/Science and will provide information on the most current requirements brought about by change. The job includes, in particular, to encourage a continuous process of evaluation within the milieu of mathematics or science and to stimulate educational interest by collaborating with teachers, administrators and professionals in order to improve education in these fields.

The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with the members of the Educational Services team, as well as partner organizations and the Ministry, and will be required to address and take into account language, literacy and numeracy across the curriculum. Specific pedagogical dossiers will be assigned which could include integration of technology into these subjects, coaching and mentoring of teachers and administrators, NANS, homeschooling, and/or online and distance learning.

IF THIS INTERESTS YOU

Keeping abreast of research and new developments in the fields of math and science, especially with respect to curricula and educational methods, complementary activities, educational material, and methods of evaluation

Collaborating with and/or advising school teams using this research as a means of supporting them in the improvement of teaching and assessing the learning of these subjects

Participating in carrying out projects related to math/science targets in the school’s Success Plan

Collaborating with teachers, administrators and professionals in relation to stimulating new and innovative evidence-based approaches to teaching math in the classroom

Organizing professional development sessions for teachers, or modelling lessons in the classroom

Verifying the results obtained through the use of various methods and assessing the school clientele’s progress primarily in relation to the methods employed

Analyzing board data on mathematics and science in order to make recommendations to the Director of Pedagogical Services as well as to provide advice on questions concerning the professional improvement math/science programs needed for teaching staff

Developing evidence-based resources and materials to support teachers

Representing the ETSB in relevant MEES and regional meetings and participating in school board meetings such as: Pedagogical Services, Principals’ Tables (when necessary), Educational Services Advisory Committee (when necessary) and inter-board committees

Contributing to the development and application of ETSB policies and pedagogical services departmental objectives based on ETSB’s Strategic Plan, Pillars and Partnership Agreement

THEN WE WOULD LOVE TO MEET YOU!

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor’s degree in the appropriate specialty, namely education

Permanent Quebec teaching license

Recognized as an effective leader

Knowledge of Quebec Education Program, Progression of Learning and Frameworks for the Evaluation of Learning

Excellent skills in both oral and written French and English

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:

Autonomy and strong organization skills

Ability to seek out and to share information

Creative and innovative thinking approaches

Ability to work collaboratively, as a member of a pedagogical team or Professional Learning Community

Demonstrated competence for pedagogical leadership

Evidence of ongoing professional development and pedagogical agility

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Qualifications: Salary:

Supervisor: Director of Pedagogical Services

Salary: According to Professionals Collective Agreement

Stimulating working environment with excellent benefits:

Vacation Days Sick Days Holidays

Competitive Salary Insurance Plan

Equal opportunity for all

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