Special Education (KEY) Teacher
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 3041235 Closing Date: Aug 06, 2021 11:30 PM PDT
Employer: Collingwood School Posted on: Jul 08, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
School: All Schools
Start Date:  Aug 27, 2021
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

Collingwood School is a coeducational day school located on two campuses in West Vancouver, BC. Our purpose is to teach, model, inspire and encourage our students, ultimately preparing them to become successful global citizens. With an innovative, evolving approach to teaching, the totality of our curriculum provides students with a wealth of diverse, meaningful and transformative educational experiences.


At Collingwood, we are uncommon, unbounded and unassuming. We seek teachers who are prepared to equip students with the skills to create a more inclusive, cohesive and productive world; teachers who are willing to learn and who are experts in academics, arts, athletics or service.


We are seeking an experienced Special Education (KEY) 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 Permanent Full Time position starting on  August 27, 2021.



  • Provide direct service to students and working in partnership with the teaching faculty
  • Deliver the curriculum as per the BC Ministry requirements
  • Motivated to learn and improve teaching practice
  • Collaborate with other members of faculty within the department to create innovative lessons and units
  • Monitor, interpret, and communicate test and assessment data
  • Provide 1:1 and small group learning support
  • Ensure that Individual Education Plans (IEP) and school-based support plans are detailed and current
  • Maintain accurate records and ensuring that students receive the required accommodations and support
  • Continuously assessing the effectiveness of learning support interventions and managing change as needed
  • Using a range of student data to inform learning support practices and evaluation procedures
  • Partner with external providers (e.g. educational psychologists) to coordinate support
  • Driven to take risks in the development of new pedagogical and assessment practices
  • Working with students outside of classroom hours for tutorial support



  • Bachelor of Education with training in teaching students with learning challenges
  • 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
  • Motivated to learn and improve teaching practice
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Technology savvy. The ability to teach students how to use assistive technologies to support their independence and learning
  • Certified (or in the process of becoming certified) by the British Columbia Ministry of Education
  • Canadian residency and legally entitled to work in Canada


Our “Must Haves”

  • Committed to creating and continuing an environment that values diversity and inclusion for all community members
  • Proven work ethic with utmost integrity
  • Desire to excel and succeed
  • Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self improvement (goal –oriented)
  • Self motivated, energetic and fun!


We offer a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, 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 August 6, 2021 to  https://can60.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/cws/Posting/View/245


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.

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