Continuing – Elementary Learning Services Teacher FTE: 0.6
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2877421
School District #44 (North Vancouver)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jul 07, 2020 
 
 
Job Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 
Mandatory Document:
Resume
Cover Letter
School:
Norgate Elementary (North Vancouver)
Start Date: 
End Date: 
Salary:  Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement
 
Job Description & Requirements
 

 Continuing – Elementary Learning Services Teacher

Position: Continuing – Elementary Learning Services Teacher
FTE: 0.6
Location: Norgate Elementary School
Start/End Dates: Start September 1, 2020
Salary: Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement


NATURE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

 
Norgate Xwemélch'stn Community Elementary School is a small and vibrant learning community that prides itself on embedding Indigenous Worldview and social-emotional learning into our daily instruction, as well as providing opportunities for all students to experience academic growth and challenge. We have a diverse student population, and our Learning Services Teaching (LST) team provides invaluable assistance to teachers and students to determine appropriate adaptations/supports to accommodate students' varied learning needs. The LST team generally provides universal in-class support for students, and in consultation with our school-based resource team, determines best ways to provide targeted and intensive support to small groups and individual students. Our collective goal is to support and enhance all students' learning experiences and growth. As an International Baccalaureate candidacy school our staff will be collaborating weekly to develop rich units of inquiry, and our LST team will play an invaluable role in helping our teachers differentiate their instruction to ensure there are entry points for all students. IB experience and/or training are an asset, however, training is not necessary for this position.


NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

 
• 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.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 
• Training and experience with augmentative technology, UKERU, and personal care would be an asset.


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.

 

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must possess valid certification or eligibility for certification through the BC Teacher Regulation Branch (TRB)

    •  Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship
       



    SALARY & BENEFITS:
  • Earnings range from $46,898 - $90,575 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 selected for an interview will be contacted.

 



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