Learning Services Teacher
FTE: 0.73 Continuing
Location: Dorothy Lynas Elementary
Start/End Dates: Start July 1, 2019
Salary: Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement
NATURE OF ASSIGNMENT
Dorothy Lynas is a dual track school in which the school goals focus on building student independence and developing strong oral communication skills. Successful applicant will work collaboratively and flexibly as part of a bilingual 3 person LST team and school based resource team. LST team is an integral part of the learning and support connected to school goals. This assignment will include supporting a range of high and low incidence learners in both French Immersion and English within a collaborative, student centered push in support model.
A Bachelor of Education Degree in Elementary Education.
Successful experience teaching at the Elementary level.
Masters Degree or Diploma in Special Education.
Successful completion of a university Level B testing course and related intervention courses.
Successful experience and demonstrated ability in using Ministry Special Education criteria to set up and implement adapted and modified programs.
Successful experience and demonstrated ability in creating extensive, individualized education plan for students.
Demonstrated skill in developing instructional and behavioral strategies to assist classroom teachers.
Strong communication skills in dealing with parents, teachers and School Based Resource Team members. Knowledge and experience in adapting and or modifying instruction for students who have developmental disabilities such as autism and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS, ATTRIBUTES and EXPERIENCE
Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and demonstrated teaching ability.
Demonstrated ability to design and implement a variety of assessment practices to measure and monitor student progress effectively.
Strategies to identify learning difficulties and implement effective intervention to maximize academic success.
Demonstrated successful experience supporting the success of all learners in an inclusive environment.
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent oral communications, written communication, and group facilitation skills.
Superior work ethic and social emotional competencies, excellent reflective judgment, and commitment to building effective learning communities.
Comprehensive understanding of curriculum.
Confidence and proficiency in using instructional organizers, concepts, and strategies that actively engage all students in learning.
Ability to positively influence instruction, curriculum, assessment, and social-emotional learning practices in a collaborative environment.
Knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant computer technologies to teaching and learning.
Willingness to be involved in professional development, with an ongoing commitment to learn and implement new methodologies and strategies.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, and staff to enhance the school as a learning community.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Possession of a BC Teaching Certificate
- Membership in the BC Teacher Regulation Branch.
- A member of the North Vancouver Teachers’ Association and the BC Teachers’ Federation.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
Earnings range from $46,091 - 89,018 per annum for full time work (pro-rated for part time), depending on the TQS category and experience level of the teacher.
Teachers are entitled to a comprehensive benefits package including:
medical, dental, and extended health plans;
group life insurance benefits;
- teachers’ pension;
- extended health benefits for dependents of deceased employees;
- accidental disability insurance;
- salary indemnity plan benefit;
- supplemental employment benefits on maternity leave;
- employee and family assistance programs.
NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who possess the required qualifications as mentioned above will be contacted. Due to a high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants or respond to inquiries regarding the status of applications.