Learning Strategies Teacher Assistant

Learning Strategies Teacher Assistant

Learning Strategies Teacher Assistant

Senior School (Gr. 8-12)

Full Time, 1.0 FTE

September 5, 2023 to June 21, 2024


Working at York House School

York House School is a vibrant and close-knit school community where people feel valued, engaged, and connected to the school. All staff contribute towards empowering our students to develop the knowledge, skills, and competencies to succeed in the world beyond our doors. On our path to creating a more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable future, we share the belief that individuals have inherent rights and deserve to be respected for who they are; that every member of our community belongs here and feels included; that we must treat others with dignity and expect the same in return.

Position Summary

York House School is inviting applications from compassionate, innovative and qualified Resource Educational Assistants committed to providing an exceptional 21st-century learning environment for our students. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work with students with a variety of learning diversities. Through working alongside the Learning Strategies Coordinator, Educational Assistants play an important role in the implementation of IEPs (Individual Education Plans) by performing a variety of functions to support our diverse learners, including working one-to-one with students in the classroom.


  • Diploma of Educational Assistant with Special Education training
  • Two years of working in Special Education preferred
  • Experience and/or qualifications in working with children with hearing impairments, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and a range of neuro-diversities 
  • British Columbia Teachers’ certification is an asset
  • Independent School experience is an asset

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of British Columbia Curriculum and pedagogy
  • Knowledge of the current research on girls and learning, developing critical 21st-century global capacities
  • Demonstrated experience as an enthusiastic and caring educator. A commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in all its many dimensions
  • Collaborative and flexible, supportive, and effective team-player
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships with all stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to educating the whole student
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate technology purposefully to transform learning
  • Demonstrated ability to differentiate instruction and assessment practices to meet the needs of individual learners
  • Experience using an inquiry-based and project-based learning approach
  • Committed to continuous professional growth and improvement

Review our Career Page for more information about benefits and programs for staff.


Please apply online here.


This posting will remain open until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. All employees of YHS must be able to provide a passed vulnerable sector screening criminal record report. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Hourly rate $38.20


About York House School

York House School, located in the heart of Vancouver, is one of Canada’s leading independent schools for girls. Founded in 1932 by seven progressive and insightful women, York House provides an outstanding education for approximately 650 girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.  For more information about York House School, please visit our website at yorkhouse.ca.

To apply for this job please visit yorkhouse.bamboohr.com.

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