Human Resources

Goal: Promote and support the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of all School District staff in a respectful and safe working environment.

Completed Actions

  • Ukeru Training (non-violent crisis intervention program) initiated
    • Training completed for District Administrators and Union Executive representatives
    • Staff training to continue starting in August 2022 (LPVPA)
  • Complex Care Team established to support:
    • RTI: Response to Intervention
    • UDL: Universal Design for Learning
    • FESL: Framework for Enhanced Student Learning
  • Completion of flow chart for communication and expectations for all staff to follow in the event of a student incident

Performance Indicators

  • Violent Incident Report Data
  • Adherence to Safety Plans
  • WorkSafeBC Claims
  • Students with Safety Plans Achievement

 

Goal: Promote the Mental Health in Schools Strategy, through embedding positive mental health in all aspects of the education system, including culture, leadership, curriculum and learning environments.

 

 Completed

  • Completion of Guarding Minds Survey for all staff
    • Process of sharing data results with staff began March 2022

2022-2023

  • Healthy Staff, Healthy Schools Initiatives – Designing strategies to support staff based on the results from the Guarding Minds survey
  • Health and Wellness Support Plan implemented September 2021

Performance Indicators

  • Employee engagement and satisfaction survey results
  • Reduced mental health claims

 

Goal: Remain competitive and proactive in attracting and retaining exemplary staff.

 

Completed

  • LaserFiche Onboarding Platform
    • HR Help Desk established
    • Enhanced experience for new employees
    • Improved efficiency for staff and new employees
  • Enhanced relationships with post-secondary schools in Western Canada: Practicum Students, Information Sessions, Guided Exploration (SFU), SFU Cohort at Langley Meadows, TWU Advisory Committee, UBC Student Information Sessions, TWU Guided Reading Initiative at Nicomekl Elementary and the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program at UFV
    • Post-Secondary British Columbia
      • UBC, SFU, TWU, UFV, UNBC, UVIC, KPU
    • Post-Secondary Alberta
      • U of A, Campus Saint-Jean, U of C
  • Online Platforms: Interviews, Career Fairs, Information Sessions, New Teacher Orientations

2022-2023

  • Visioning process for Human Resources
  • Recruitment Video: promotional video to showcase employment and lifestyle opportunities in Langley

Performance Indicators

  • Ability to staff vacant positions
  • Employee retention

 

Goal: Continue to enhance retention rates of all employees.

 

Completed

  • Enhanced training opportunities offered to employees
    • CUPE 1260 clerical training and job shadowing opportunities
  • Setting Up for Success (August 2022)
    • Day 1 – Bootcamp
    • Day 2 – Discover Langley
    • Setting Up for Success: New teachers to Langley who accept an assignment beginning September 2022 are invited to attend both day 1 and day 2

2022-2023

  • Enhanced communication with casual employees to promote retention
    • Create employee groups for casual staff to improve connectedness to the District
    • Sharing helpful resources and information about upcoming events and supports available

Performance Indicators

  • Exit Interviews
  • Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey Results
  • Partner Group Wellness Report (action item)

 

Goal: Effectively communicate with staff.

 

Completed

  • Growth Plans as an alternative to evaluations
    • Administrators
    • Exempt Staff
    • Teachers exploring growth plans through the Education Change Committee and the Joint Growth Plan Committee

2022-2023

  • HR Toolkit for Administrators and Managers to communicate more effectively with staff using a dashboard concept; this will allow administration to more effectively access staff reports (seniority lists, assignments, leaves of abscence, etc.)
  • Enhanced training opportunities offered to employees such as the Exempt Manager training commencing in October 2022

Performance Indicators

  • Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey Results
  • Use of HR Toolkit

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