Teach in BC’s most culturally diverse and urban school district, Vancouver School District No. 39. Set in one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver is a community-minded district seeking talented educators, progressive leaders, and skilled support staff to enrich the learning experience of Vancouver’s 50,000 students.
The Vancouver Board of Education (VSB) welcomes applications for the position of:
SET-BC: Provincial Speech Language Pathologist (Tier 3)
1.0 FTE Continuing
SET-BC is a Provincial Outreach Program funded by the Ministry of Education that provides technology solutions that meet the diverse learning needs of students in British Columbia. SET-BC works with BC school districts and independent schools to provide a range of district, classroom and student-based services. For more information on our program, visit www.setbc.org.
The successful candidate will be a member of a multi-disciplinary educational team throughout the Lower Mainland and B.C. They will be working from the SET-BC Metro office located in Vancouver. This person will provide student-based technology to support diverse learners and technology specific training to teachers and specialist. The successful candidate will provide Tier 3 services which entails intense, targeted technology-based support of those students identified by school districts as having "complex" physical communication and/or sensory perception needs. Travel in the Province and in the Lower Mainland is required in this consultant position.
- Provide Tier 3 services as identified through Provincial Review of District Request for Service submissions
- Contribute to SET-BC provincial information and training resources to help build district capacity to utilize assistive technologies with students with profound physical, communication or sensory challenges
- Contribute to SET-BC Tier 3 training resources to help build program and individual consultant capacity to provide services to districts and independent schools
- Attend and/or participate in SET-BC staff development activities identified as relevant to the role of Tier 3 consultant
- Provide technology support for teams supporting students with profound physical, communication or sensory challenges
- Support the educational use of student-based technology solutions in the classroom environment
- Consult with school teams to identify and plan for technologies to meet individual student needs and educational plans
- Develop technology training and workshop materials and lead face-to-face and online sessions for district itinerant staff
- Facilitate small group training events (face-to-face and online) presenting a range of topics from specific technology implementation to best practices in supporting student-based solutions in the classroom environment
- Act as a resource for SET-BC consultants in the area of assistive technologies, evaluating new products, developing resources, and carrying out annual research and special projects
- Implement SET-BC provincial policies, programs and initiatives including recording and reporting service delivery as required
Requirements and Qualifications:
- Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology and membership in the College of Speech and Hearing Professionals of BC is required
- Completion of a Bachelor of Education is an asset
- Proven experience working collaboratively in a variety of collegial teams in face-to-face and virtual settings
- Experience implementing specialized student-based technology solutions in classroom settings
- Experience in the educational uses of specialized, assistive technologies (AT) and augmentative alternative communication (AAC) to support students with profound
physical, communication and/or sensory challenges
- Understanding of best practices in adult education with experience in technology training is preferable
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, advanced computer technology skills, and excellent organizational skills
- Valid BC Drivers license with ability and willingness to travel regularly in the lower mainland and throughout the province. This includes travel in rural areas by car, airplane, and ferry.
Your application portfolio must include the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- Academic Transcripts
- Recent Graduates require final Practicum Reports
- Experienced Teachers require a recent Teaching Evaluation (not lesson observations) within the past 8 years
- 3 Professional References-email and phone numbers
- Recent Graduates to include your Faculty Advisor, School Advisor(s) and one or more of the following: Principal, Vice principal or most recent previous employer
- Experienced Teachers to include current Principal, Vice Principal and previous Administrator(s)
** We do not accept friends or teaching colleagues as references**
- TRB (Teacher Regulation Branch) Status:
- If your application is in process please provide a screen shot of the application, including the drop down menu of outstanding documents
Due to the confidentiality of the interview process and the high volume of applications, we do not provide feedback, notify unsuccessful applicants or respond to inquiries regarding the status of an application.
We will contact applicants directly if we are interested in moving forward or if an application requires additional information.
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