Inclusive Education (Learning Support) Teacher

Inclusive Education (Learning Support) Teacher

Collingwood School is a gender-inclusive 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 seeking an experienced Inclusive Education (Learning Support) Teacher to join our Morven Campus (Grades 8-12). The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, collaborative, inspirational, tech-savvy educator with experience working with students who have diagnosed learning differences, and who will demonstrate the ability to contribute to the many facets of school life, which will include coaching and extra-curricular responsibilities. This is a Temporary Contract (maternity leave) position from January 30, 2023 to February 8, 2024.

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct support for student learning through individual and small group intervention
  • Support pedagogical practices which allow all students to access curricular competencies
  • Deliver the curriculum as per the BC Ministry requirements
  • Collaborate with other members of faculty within the department to create innovative lessons and units
  • Monitor, interpret, and communicate both formative and summative assessment data
  • Create and continually monitor detailed Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and SLPs (Student Learning Plans) that outline student goals and ensure their implementation in the classroom
  • Maintain accurate records and ensure that students receive required accommodations and support
  • Continuously assess the effectiveness of learning support interventions and manage change to interventions and supports as needed
  • Use a range of student achievement data to inform learning support practices and evaluation procedures
  • Partner with external providers (e.g. educational psychologists) to coordinate in school support
  • Provide tutorial support for students outside of classroom hours
  • A small teaching and/or co-teaching assignment may also be included as part of the role

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education with training in teaching students with learning differences
  • Certified (or in the process of becoming certified) by the British Columbia Ministry of Education
  • Canadian residency and legally entitled to work in Canada

Preferred Qualifications and Experiences

  • Master’s Degree or specific course work in Special Education
  • Knowledge of differentiated learning approaches
  • Experience in developing, writing and implementing IEP goals
  • Experience teaching Grade 8 -12 level
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills
  • Motivated to learn and improve teaching practice
  • Driven to take risks in the development of new pedagogical and assessment practices
  • Technology savvy. Able to teach students how to use assistive technologies to support their independence and learning

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, competitive salaries, a generous benefits package, Personal Days and access to a Health Spending Account, 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 December 9, 2022 to https://can63.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/cws/JobApplication?postingid=675

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

Please visit our website for more information about our school.

To apply for this job please visit can63.dayforcehcm.com.

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