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Teacher Consultant - POPDB
Job Code: 2364565
School District #38 (Richmond)
Closing Date: Jan 24, 2018 4:00 PM PST
  Posted on: Dec 19, 2017 
Job Type:
Full Time
Part Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Teaching Evaluations
Certificates & Diplomas
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

School District No. 38 (Richmond) is seeking a full time Teacher Consultant to work as a member of the Provincial Outreach Team in providing support to (school districts) students who are deafblind and who are enrolled in educational programs throughout British Columbia.


Extensive travel will be required as consultative services are provided in the home district for each student.  In supporting school district professionals and families in the successful integration of students who are deafblind, the Teacher Consultant’s role involves the following:

  • identifying the needs of the student who is deafblind;

  • identifying the support needs of the school-based team;

  • assisting school districts in the educational assessment and planning for students who are deafblind

  • assisting school districts in the development and implementation of an Individual Education Program to meet the needs of the student in the school, the family and the community

  • providing adaptive programming suggestions for successful inclusion

  • providing support to the school-based team through regular consultation visits

  • Providing staff training/workshops to better understand the impact of deafblindness, supporting the use of the Intervention model

  • Providing workshops on sensory losses, kindergarten to grade 12

  • Extensive collaboration with professionals from a variety of fields and Ministries

  • Supporting transitions into, and out of, the kindergarten to grade 12 education system

  • Ability to work in a variety of settings – public schools, independent schools, homes, classrooms, resource room programs

  • Extensive travel throughout British Columbia 



    The successful applicant will be an experienced teacher with training and coursework in the area of deafblindness; have experience in providing educational and/or resource services to students with deafblindness; demonstrate the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within multidisciplinary teams and have effective communication skills.  As well as these qualifications, the successful applicant should possess the following attributes: an enthusiasm for learning; a mature and flexible attitude; ability to use sign language and the ability to plan, implement and facilitate workshops.  For more information regarding this position, please contact Richard Steward, Director of Instruction - Learning Services at

     Please forward a cover letter, resume, transcripts and proof of certification to:


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