Teacher
Federal Public Service
Abbotsford (British Columbia)
13d ago

Important messages

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies.

As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

An inventory advertisement allows a continuous intake of applications, over as long a period as desired. This inventory has no closing date, although one may be added in the future.

Once a candidate has submitted their application it will stay active in the inventory (assuming it meets the essential screening criteria) for 180 days.

At the end of that period, candidates will need to refresh their application to ensure it stays active in the inventory.

15 days prior to the end of the 180 day period, candidates will receive a notice to their PSRS profile instructing them that their application will expire unless it is refreshed.

Candidates are also able to withdraw their application from the inventory anytime they desire.

If you are found unsuccessful during any point of the process your application will not be considered again until 60 days has elapsed from the date of your elimination notification.

Duties

  • This position provides a comprehensive programme in basic academic education, assesses the academic needs and abilities of inmates through testing;
  • coordinates correspondence courses; provides individualized instruction; develops individual educational plans; assists in inventory control;
  • and performs other duties related to the position.

    Intent of the process

    The candidate pool resulting from this selection process may be used to staff similar positions on an indeterminate (anticipatory), term, or casual basis.

    Positions to be filled : Number to be determined

    Your résumé.

    Contact information for 3 references.

    You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

    Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification.

    Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

    In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

    Education :

  • Graduation with a degree from a recognized university with acceptable specialization in education, linguistics, sociology, psychology, mathematics, physics, home economics or some other speciality relevant to the position (e.
  • g. Adult education, English, history, geography, learning disabilities, English as a second language, etc.).

    Occupational Certification :

  • Possession of an acceptable teaching certificate from a province or territory of Canada and eligibility for a valid teaching certificate from the British Columbia Teacher Regulation Branch
  • Experience :

  • One year recent experience teaching academic subject matter to adults and / or at risk youth in a classroom setting.
  • Note : Recent is defined as within the last four years and Classroom setting is defined as a classroom with 10 or more students.)

    If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

    Experience :

  • Experience in teaching Mathematics curriculum from grades 1 to 12
  • Experience in teaching English curriculum from grades 1 to 12
  • Experience in teaching adults and / or at risk youth with special learning needs
  • Experience in teaching Adult Basic Education
  • Experience in teaching English as a Second Language
  • Experience in teaching Basic Computer Literacy
  • Experience in teaching Aboriginal adults and / or at risk youth
  • Experience working in a correctional environment (institutional or community office)
  • The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

    Knowledge :

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and policy related to Correctional Education
  • Knowledge of different teaching methods
  • Abilities :

  • Ability to manage and motivate adult learners in a classroom setting
  • Ability to assess student academic progress toward mastery of subject matter.
  • Ability to assess the suitability of instructional materials.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Personal Suitabilities :
  • Initiative
  • Teamwork
  • Sensitivity to Diversity
  • Sensitivity to women’s issues : to have a willingness to effectively intervene with women offenders and have the capacity to work in a women centered environment.
  • Note : For appointment only at Fraser Valley Institution)

    The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

    Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups : Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

    Conditions of employment

    Reliability Status security clearance

    Possession of current and valid professional certification with British Columbia Teacher Regulation Branch

    Other information

    Your resume and responses to the application questions must demonstrate how you meet the essential EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE qualifications.

    It is NOT sufficient to only state that the

    qualifications are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Rather you must clearly demonstrate HOW, WHEN, and WHERE the qualification was met

    through substantiation by examples. Information on your described skills, experience, etc. provided in screening questions should be supported by your resume.

    Failure to provide the above information in the format required may result in your application being rejected from the process.

    Although the asset qualifications are not mandatory, they may be an important factor that will be considered for specific positions being staffed.

    Therefore, if you meet the asset education and experience, it is to your advantage to demonstrate this in your application as well.

    Please note that all communication throughout the process may be used to assess the following merit criterion :

  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Personal Suitability
  • When providing references, please include contact information (name, title, email

    address) of 3 supervisory references, including your current supervisor.

  • Your referees will be asked to respond in writing to a number of questions that demonstrate your competency in the areas to be assessed.
  • Ensure that your referees are prepared to provide comprehensive responses in writing.
  • PLEASE NOTE : All communication for this process, including test results, will be by

    e-mail or via your Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS) account. Please ensure that

    your e-mail address is valid and accepts messages from unknown users. It is your

    responsibility to regularly verify your e-mail, spam and PSRS account for all

    communications regarding this selection process.

    Candidates must be prepared to provide original proof of education (including equivalencies), and citizenship when requested.

    Failure to do so, by the deadline requested, may result in you not being considered for this pool.

    Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at http : / / www.cicic.ca /

    A written exam will be administered

    Interviews will be conducted.

    Reference checks will be conducted.

    Ensure that you read the invitation to the examination and interview thoroughly and follow any directions for documents that may be required at the time of the assessment.

    Only on-line applications submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System

    PSRS) will be accepted. To submit an application on-line, please click on the button

    Apply Now" below.

    Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact

    1-800-645-5605.

    Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

    The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce

    reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and

    encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman,

    an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

    The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free

    selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity

    or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official

    in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you

    to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to

    accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

    The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are .

    The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.

    If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

    Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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