Instructor, Education Assistant Program
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Job Code: 3044027 Closing Date: Jul 31, 2021 12:00 PM PDT
Employer: School District #36 (Surrey) Posted on: Jun 07, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2021
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

Instructor, Education Assistant Program

Surrey Schools provides quality education to over 4000 adult learners in British Columbia’s fastest-growing community. Serving a diverse, multicultural urban centre, we are a progressive school district offering a broad range of innovative programs and services.

Surrey Community College is a post-secondary institution associated with the Surrey School District, and is seeking a qualified instructor for the Education Assistant program.  There are two positions to be filled. Both are full time (25 hours of instruction per week). One contract position is for daytime instruction beginning September 2021 to end of June 2022 with the possibility of continuing in September 2022 depending on registration.  The second contract position is for evening instruction September 2021 to end of June 2022 with the possibility of continuing in September 2022 depending on registration.

As the Instructor of the Education Assistant Program, you will be responsible for teaching the following courses – curriculum of which will be provided by the college:

EA 1000           Child Development

EA 1020           Professional Practice

EA 1026           Intro to Autism & Behaviour Training

EA 1030           Foundations of Inclusive Education

EA 1060           Assistive Technology

EA 1070           Practicum I

EA 2010           Accessing the Curriculum for Diverse Learners

EA 2050           Functional Behaviour Assessment & Positive Behaviour Supports

EA 2060           Alternative and Augmentative Communication

EA 2070           Practicum II

The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with the other instructors in all aspects of the program planning and instruction.  Course delivery will be a combination of in-person and on-line.


  • Must be qualified to be a member of the Teachers Regulation Branch
  • Professional experience that meets the curriculum and instructional needs of each course
  • Understanding of how to effectively teach Adult Learners in a Career Orientated Post-Secondary Program
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as a mentor for students on a practicum in an educational setting.
  • Current knowledge of British Columbia schools and curriculum
  • The ability to travel to practicum site locations

Surrey Schools offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. Preference is given to applicants eligible for employment in Canada at the time of application. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  Please do not apply on Make a Future website.

Please submit a letter of application along with a curriculum vitae, a statement of personal philosophy regarding paraprofessionals working alongside teachers in public education, and names of two references in one attachment to:

Surrey Community College
14033 92 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3V 0B7

Subject:  Instructor, EA Program

Applications will be accepted until noon on Wednesday, July 31, 2021

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