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Continuing Education – Summer Writing Contract: Indigenous Education and the First 20 Days of Mathematics, Grades 1-8 Revisions

Simcoe County District School Board
Midhurst, Ontario, Canada

The Simcoe County District School Board is accepting applications for the following position:

Summer Writing Contract: Indigenous Education and the First 20 Days of Mathematics, Grades 1-8 Revisions

10 hours to be completed by August 12, 2022

The successful candidate to the Summer Writing Contract will work collaboratively with a team of educators to ensure the tools below are created with a focus on Indigenous education, specifically :

  • Revise the First 20 Days of Mathematics, Grades 1-8 resources, including slide decks, look fors, number routines and educator resources and notes

Candidates will have system-level expertise related to the development of evidence-informed resources and professional learning related to Indigenous education.

Successful applicants will be compensated at the Con-Ed Remedial Rate of $46.50/hour

  • An Ontario Teacher’s Certificate of Qualification
  • A University Degree
  • Qualifications to teach in two divisions (primary/junior or junior/intermediate preferred)
  • Mathematics teaching qualification (an asset)
  • District or system level experience in an Indigenous Education role (preferred)
  • Five years elementary teaching experience (preferred)


Successful applicants for the First 20 Days of Math summer writing contract will have:

  • knowledge of Culturally Relevant and Responsive Pedagogy (CRRP), identity-affirming and anti-oppressive pedagogies;
  • understanding of Indigenous knowledge systems
  • knowledge of the Ontario Mathematics Curriculum, Grades 1-8;
  • a repertoire of effective evidence-informed instructional strategies to engage students in learning;
  • in-depth knowledge of assessment and evaluation
  • experience using a variety of digital tools to support online instruction, assessment and student engagement;
  • experience working in collaboration with colleagues;
  • excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills; and
  • Growing Success – Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting in Ontario Schools (1-12);
    • Ontario Schools – Policy and Program Requirements (K-12);
    • Ontario’s English Language Learners, ESL and ELD Programs and Services, 2007;
    • Ontario First Nation, Metis and Inuit Education Policy Framework 2007;
    • Capacity Building Series’ Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, 2013;
  • Ontario’s Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy, 2009.
  • School Effectiveness Framework – A support for school improvement and student success (K-12);
  • Learning for All – A Guide to Effective Assessment and Instruction for All Students (K-12);
  • Creating Pathways to Success, An Education and Career/Life Planning Program for Ontario Schools: Policy and Program Requirements (K-12); and


The successful applicant will

  • work collaboratively as a member of the First 20 Days of Math for Grades 1-8 writing team to create identity-affirming, culturally responsive, anti-oppressive resources to engage all students in mathematics while building a sense of belonging and confidence.

) until 4 pm on June 12, 2024. Cover letters are to be addressed to: Marci Duncan, Principal of School Effectiveness

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only the successful applicants will be contacted.

* All fees for the application process are covered by the Simcoe County District School Board.*

Guided by the principles of dignity, individualization and inclusion, the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment that supports all human rights and accessibility needs for students and staff. The SCDSB recognizes the duty to accommodate, short of undue hardship as per the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

We value and are committed to upholding the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and equitable hiring practices for all applicants to be successful. In support of our strategic priorities, we are seeking members who reflect diverse identities, lived experiences and perspectives, especially Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+, and women to assist the board in reflecting the community we serve. Our equitable hiring initiative is consistent with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) to ensure that our hiring practices remain equitable to candidates from groups protected by the prohibited grounds under the Code.

Continuing Education Remedial Rate: $46.50/hour

R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 298 - Operation of Schools

Section 20 - Duties of Teachers

20. In addition to the duties assigned to the teacher under the Act and by the board, a teacher shall,

(a) be responsible for effective instruction, training and evaluation of the progress of pupils in the subjects assigned to the teacher and for the management of the class or classes, and report to the principal on the progress of pupils on request;

(b) carry out the supervisory duties and instructional program assigned to the teacher by the principal and supply such information related thereto as the principal may require;

(c) where the board has appointed teachers under section 14 or 17, co-operate fully with such teachers and with the principal in all matters related to the instruction of pupils;

(d) unless otherwise assigned by the principal, be present in the classroom or teaching area and ensure that the classroom or teaching area is ready for the reception of pupils at least fifteen minutes before the commencement of classes in the school in the morning and, where applicable, five minutes before the commencement of classes in the school in the afternoon;

(e) assist the principal in maintaining close co-operation with the community;

(f) prepare for use in the teacher’s class or classes such teaching plans and outlines as are required by the principal and the appropriate supervisory officer and submit the plans and outlines to the principal or the appropriate supervisory officer, as the case may be, on request;

(g) ensure that all reasonable safety procedures are carried out in courses and activities for which the teacher is responsible;

(h) co-operate with the principal and other teachers to establish and maintain consistent disciplinary practices in the school;

(i) ensure that report cards are fully and properly completed and processed in accordance with the guides known in English as Guide to the Provincial Report Card, Grades 1-8 and Guide to the Provincial Report Card, Grades 9-12, and in French as Guide d’utilisation du bulletin scolaire de l’Ontario de la 1ère à la 8e année and Guide du bulletin scolaire de l’Ontario de la 9e à la 12e année, as the case may be, both available electronically through a link in the document known in English as Ontario School Record (OSR) Guideline, 2000 and in French as Dossier scolaire de l’Ontario: Guide, 2000, on a website of the Government of Ontario;

(j) co-operate and assist in the administration of tests under the Education Quality and Accountability Office Act, 1996;

(k) participate in regular meetings with pupils’ parents or guardians;

(l) perform duties as assigned by the principal in relation to co-operative placements of pupils; and

(m) perform duties normally associated with the graduation of pupils. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 298, s. 20; O. Reg. 95/96, s. 2; O. Reg. 209/03, s. 1; O. Reg. 227/23, s. 3.

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