Computer Science/Engineering Teachers at Limestone District, Kingston

Application ends: March 31, 2023
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Job Description

The Limestone District School Board prides itself on providing the best quality education for our students. Computer Science is a rapidly growing area that has become an integral part of the world that we live in today and is a fundamental part of ensuring our students develop STEM-related competencies. Whether your background includes: software engineering, game design, coding, robotics, security, artificial intelligence, data structures and algorithms, computer architecture, computational theory or another area of focus, you can look forward to an exciting and challenging career if you embrace innovative learning that engages youth and promotes critical thinking. Our Board provides a dynamic environment where you can apply your knowledge and skills to advance computing both as a science and a profession and inspire the next generation of leaders.

The Limestone District School Board’s strategic vision centres on student and staff Wellness, Innovation and Collaboration. Situated in historic Kingston, one of the best cities in which to live, on the shores of scenic Lake Ontario, the Limestone District School Board serves more than 19,000 students in 55 schools and 5 alternative education centres, covering a geographic area of 7,719 square kilometres across the City of Kingston, the Townships of Central Frontenac, North Frontenac, South Frontenac, Addington Highlands, Loyalist, Stone Mills, the Frontenac Islands and the Town of Greater Napanee.

Teaching is one of the most rewarding experiences. Educators receive a comprehensive compensation and benefits package and many opportunities to engage outside of the classroom. As a community, we are committed to listening, learning, and creating diverse and inclusive cultures where everyone can see themselves in Limestone.

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Experience

We are seeking qualified and/or soon-to-be qualified Computer Science Teachers to join our team who have:

· A passion for teaching and learning

· A commitment to student engagement and well-being

· A commitment to equity, inclusion and culturally responsive pedagogy in order to serve all students.

· A commitment to the OCT Ethical Standards and Standards of Practice.

· A growth mindset with the ability to adapt to a continually evolving environment.

· Knowledge and understanding of the Ontario Curriculum in Computer Science or related fields.

· Knowledge and understanding of a variety of assessment strategies.

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

· Strong planning, problem solving and organizational skills.

· Resilience, optimism, and self-efficacy.

How to Apply

If you are energized by a career where you will have the ability to make a positive impact on the life of our youth through innovative teaching and learning and the promotion of endless opportunities, please visit Apply to Education where you will be asked to submit:

· Application / resume

· A maximum 2-minute video clip or cover letter that shares how you will promote Computer Science as a course and a pathway. If sharing a video, please create your video clip using YouTube and embed the link to your video clip in your resume under your name.

· OCT registration link (please provide your number even if you are not yet in good standing)

· Summative Practicum Teacher Reports

The Board will be interviewing and creating a preferred hire list for Computer Science contract teaching positions for September 2023. Candidates on the preferred list will be offered contract positions. Successful candidates, for which no permanent position is available will be placed on the Secondary Occasional Teacher List for September 2023 and will have the opportunity to accept Long-Term Assignments.

Consideration will be given to individuals with a degree in computer science who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching and who are willing to pursue appropriate certification(s).

Internationally trained professionals/applicants with equivalent international experience are encouraged and invited to apply.

Additional information about the Limestone District School Board can be found at

Deadline for applications is 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2023

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Across Limestone District School Board, we are committed to removing systemic barriers not only in recruitment but in retention and promotion as well so that you can see yourself in Limestone. The Limestone District School Board is dedicated to promoting fair and equitable hiring practices that will move us forward in hiring staff who reflect the full diversity and lived experiences within the communities we serve.

We invite and welcome you, through your application, to self-identify as someone who has lived experiences as a member of one or more of these groups and who can bring valuable, diverse knowledge and perspective to our District and the students and communities we serve.

Thank you for your interest in teaching and learning in Limestone. Only those applicants who have been selected for an interview will be contacted and invited to participate in the interview process.

Accommodation will be provided to applicants to enable equitable participation in the recruitment process.

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