Administrative Procedure 420
ROLE OF THE TEACHER
The success of the school system depends to a significant extent upon the calibre of its professional staff. The Division expects its teachers to demonstrate the academic and professional competence necessary to work co-operatively in the general instruction of students, motivated by the general educational goals of the Division.
- Teachers shall work in co-operation with the principal to ensure students are provided with an education appropriate to their needs and abilities, and adequate supervision to protect their health, safety and well-being.
- Teachers are further expected to work with the principal toward achieving the Division’s vision, mission, belief statements and the goals of the plans developed at the school level.
- Teachers are to comply with the relevant statutes of the Government of Canada, the Government of Alberta, the Teaching Quality Standard, the ATA Code of Professional Conduct, Board policies, Division administrative procedures, and policies and procedures developed at the school.
Teaching Profession Act
Ministerial Order 001/2013 – Student Learning
Teaching Quality Standard (TQS)
Guide to Education – ECS to Grade 12
Teachers' Collective Agreement
Last Updated: September 2019