Inclusive Education (Learning Resource) Teacher

Inclusive Education (Learning Resource) Teacher

Collingwood School is a coeducational day school located on two campuses in West Vancouver, BC.

Our vision is “socially responsible students pursuing passions for a better world”. We are committed to contributing positively to our local and global communities, environmental stewardship, and supporting the wellbeing, and inclusion of all people. Through the pursuit of passions, students will find their unique purpose in the world.

At Collingwood, we seek faculty and staff who live our values of courage, curiosity and community to be in service of others and, who are inspired by our mission to inspire and support young people for meaningful lives.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring a barrier-free work environment. We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers, from BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color), persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ (persons of all sexual orientations and genders). If you are an applicant with a disability, we will work with you to make reasonable workplace accommodations you may need for your best work performance.

We are looking for an Inclusive Education (Learning Resource) Teacher to join our Grade 2 team and our Inclusive Education Department at Wentworth Campus (JK – Grade 7). The successful candidate will be a dynamic, collaborative, inspirational, tech-savvy educator with experience working with students who have diagnosed learning differences, and who is looking to become a part of a vibrant teaching and learning community. This is a Temporary Contract position starting immediately until June 30 2022.

What you will be doing:
• Deliver the curriculum as per the BC Ministry requirements
• Differentiate lessons to meet the needs of all students while creating a rigorous learning environment
• Motivated to learn and improve teaching practice with an emphasis on personal and social development, critical and creative thinking skills, communication and effective assessment
• Collaborate and teach with other members of faculty within the grade team and school to create innovative lessons and units that embrace the universal design for learning framework
• Build collaborative and effective relationships with students, staff, parents and the community

What you need:
• Bachelor of Education with experience and training in teaching students with learning challenges
• Master’s Degree or specific course work in Special Education
• Knowledge of differentiated learning approaches
• Familiar with the BC curriculum
• Experience contributing to the writing of IEP goals
• Excellent interpersonal skills including a positive and proactive approach
• Demonstrated organization and communication skills
• A passion for ongoing learning and professional development
• Flexibility, accountability, and integrity
• Exceptional teaching skills, with a creative approach
• Certified (or in the process of becoming certified) by the British Columbia Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch
• Canadian residency and legally entitled to work in Canada

Our “Must Haves”
• Respect, dignity and inclusion for all members of the community
• Collaborative mind-set and courageous approach to adversity
• Demonstrated communications skills (oral and written)
• Creative “out-of-the-box” thinker
• Flexible and adaptable and embraces change
• Proven work ethic with utmost integrity
• Enthusiasm, eagerness and genuine interest in all aspects of the school’s success
• Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self improvement (goal-oriented)

We offer professional development opportunities, a competitive salary, and health and wellness initiatives, along with one of the most beautiful locations in Canada to work!

If this role is a good fit, we would love to hear from you! Please submit a cover letter detailing your suitability for the position along with your resume, including three employment references, by January 25, 2022 to https://can61.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/cws/Posting/View/351

We sincerely thank all applicants for your interest however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please visit www.collingwood.org for more information about our school.

To apply for this job please visit can61.dayforcehcm.com.

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