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Learning Specialist
Job Code: 2826974
Fraser Academy
Closing Date:
  Posted on: May 13, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
School: All
Start Date: 
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements
Fraser Academy is seeking a permanent full-time Learning Specialist to join our team of educators starting as soon as possible.

Fraser Academy is a fully-accredited day school, which focuses on educating students in Grades 2-12 with language-based learning disabilities. These students are taught in small class sizes with up to ten students. Each student receives one-to-one language training daily and works with a variety of subject specialist teachers.

Job Summary:

As a member of the Learning Services team and an Orton Gillingham trained educator, you will be involved in creating individualized student learning plans and designing and implementing lessons to build literacy, executive functioning and cognitive processing for students with learning differences such as dyslexia. This role requires someone who can demonstrate excellence in instructional practices and who has a passion for remedial education.

Position Type: Permanent, Full-time

Reports to: Director of Learning Services


Work 1:1 with students 
Design and implement lessons following tenets of Orton Gillingham and mediated learning 
Create individual student learning plans based on student IEP/profile
Facilitate individualized instruction of Executive Function curriculum
Complete regular reports, year plans, and contribute to IEP’s
Supervise groups of children during recess, lunch, and/or after school
Participate in professional development opportunities
Integrate fully in school life


Provide a structured, flexible, enthusiastic learning experience for students
Thrive in a collaborative, supportive team environment
Strong organizational and time management skills
An active commitment to ongoing professional growth
Exemplary communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills (students, colleagues, and parents)


Orton Gillingham Certification 
4 Year Bachelor’s Degree
2 year’s experience working with students with learning differences
English degree an asset

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