Primary Resource Teacher – 16-Month Contract

Primary Resource Teacher – 16-Month Contract

Position: Primary Resource Teacher (Full-time) – 16-Month Contract

Department: Student Services

Reports to: Principal Junior School

Starting date: September 1, 2023

Closing date: May 29, 2023

As a Primary Resource Teacher, your most important role at St. George’s School is to advocate for students with learning differences. You will work collaboratively with teachers, parents, and administration in the delivery of a student’s IEP/SSP goals. You will collaboratively plan with classroom teachers. At the primary level, early intervention is key, which includes process assessment and targeted remediation and requires strong knowledge of the new BC Curriculum. At St. George’s, teachers also play a vital part in the culture of a school through involvement with athletics, arts, and services and charity.

This role requires someone who demonstrates high EQ, which encompasses self-awareness, self-management, social agility, empathy, impact and influence.

In order to provide the best possible learning environment for our highly diverse, multicultural student population, St. George’s actively seeks to recruit staff from groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in independent and international schools. BIPoC and 2SLGBTQ+ people and those with disabilities are warmly encouraged to apply, and invited to reach out for more information about our commitment to pluralism.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Serves as a Resource Teacher for all primary grades; working in unison with the Primary faculty to collaboratively plan, instruct and remediate.
  • Supports and delivers the curriculum through the classroom setting, small group or pull out.
  • Works with classroom teachers to help differentiate lessons that better meet the needs of IEP/SSP students.
  • Develops Individual Education Plans (IEPs)/SSP’s and facilitates meetings with staff, parents, and psychologists throughout the year. Uses Sped Assist system for IEP and SSP documents.
  • Promotes the use and development of assistive technology for students with physical/learning challenges.
  • Encourages reading and phonics skills to emergent readers.
  • Completes ministry documents for funding and communicates with ministry officials to ensure that proper funding protocol is followed.
  • Communicates the objectives of the Resource Program to education stakeholders (administrators, teachers, students, parents, and other community interests).
  • Coordinates and supports special events relating to resources, including parent and student presentations and workshops, special interest days, etc.
  • Serves as a mentor for incoming teachers and Associate Faculty, providing them with professional development assistance and support for performing their day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Circulates relevant articles, write-ups and resource related information to faculty, the administration and the various members of the resource team.
  • Promotes an understanding and appreciation of diverse populations and cultures.
  • Supports, encourages and promotes overall involvement in school’s extra-curricular programs (games, clubs, performing arts and service).


Qualifications will include:

  • Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology/Special Education preferred.
  • Meet the certification requirements to teach in British Columbia (B.A. and B.Ed.).
  • Experience with providing Orton Gillingham tutoring is an asset.
  • Experience in presenting cases to the School Based Team (SBT).
  • Ability to administer diagnostic and achievement tests considered an asset.
  • Superior ability to build rapport, trust and relationships with students.
  • Superior ability to garner confidence from a network of key stakeholders (i.e. parents, students, faculty members, external support services).
  • Sophisticated interpersonal skills including the ability to work with and manage a broad range of constituents.
  • Connects easily with others, balances firmness and fairness in problem resolution, and demonstrates an active interest in students and parents application process and interest in the school.
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills.
  • Innovative, flexible and collaborative working style.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Possess strong communication skills.
  • Ability to employ an eclectic and balanced approach to assisting students and their parents.
  • Thorough knowledge of modern practices in learning disability interventions.
  • Able to organize & sequence activities.
  • Commitment to professional growth.


Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

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