Staff RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY, COOPERATION and KINDNESS
QJS is a great place to be a staff member. It is a place where we highly value collaboration and team work that will benefit student learning and support for their social emotional development. It is an energizing age to work with and we work hard to creative a positive climate where students feel safe to develop and grow. The purpose of this handbook is for you to get some overall basic information about QJS. We are highly communicative in all areas of the school.
MISSION STATEMENT Quesnel Junior School’s mission is to create a safe, respectful community by working collaboratively as a team and intervening when necessary to inspire all students to learn and grow intellectually , emotionally and physically.
VISION QJS is a school where student learning is the focus. We rely on best teaching practices and strong relationships between all members of the school community. Success is accessible to all students with opportunities through academic interventions and enrichment.
VALUES At QJS, staff is committed to true collaboration in Houses and Departments understanding that time, resources, and open and honest communication in terms of educational shifts will allow us to transfer focus from the teacher to the learner.
GOALS At QJS, achieving our vision will require progress in:
the reduction of failure rates through consistent and timely interventions, data collection throughout the school year.
improved student engagement and motivation
COMMUNICATION Student needs and learning in literacy and numeracy drive our day to day discussions at QJS. Systems such as Houses, School Based Team, Youth Care, Aboriginal Education Support will monitor progress in these priority areas.