Career Opportunities
Vision Support Teacher (1.0 FTE)
Job Code: 2590393
School District #43 (Coquitlam)
Closing Date: Sep 25, 2018 4:00 PM PDT
  Posted on: Sep 04, 2018 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Teaching Evaluations
Practicum Reports
Certificates & Diplomas
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Reference Letter(s)
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements



                                                               Invites Applications for


Vision Support Teacher 1.0 FTE

Coquitlam School District invites applications for the position of a Vision Support Teacher (1.0 FTE).  We are the third largest school district in B.C. and are located in the Tri-Cities of Metro Vancouver.  The school district has a population of 33,000 students with approximately 3,900 teaching, administrative, managerial and support staff linking the five communities of the Tri-Cities are with a total combined population of approximately 225,0000.  Our district offers K-12, online, international, adult and continuing education as well as a wide range of specialized educational programs and services.  Success applicants will possess the appropriate education, training, and or experience.


Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Valid BC Teacher Regulation Branch Certificate
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Masters Degree in Education of the visually impaired
  • Ability to travel between sites

Candidates should have: 

  • Flexibility and ability to work as part of a team
  • High level of interpersonal skills and ability to prioritize
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with school teams, families and community agencies
  • Knowledge of student eligibility for Ministry of Education Vision category
  • Provide universal tier 1 supports for students with vision challenges in classrooms
  • Provide program/resource development for students with vision-based needs
  • Consult with district and school-based staff, parents and community agencies to support students with vision-based needs
  • Knowledge of current assistive technologies to support students with vision needs
  • A willingness to attend district based professional development opportunities in an effort to stay current and implement best practices
  • A willingness to provide a variety of in-service opportunities to school and district staff

Interested individuals should submit a resume, references and copies of certification to:


Brenda Niehaus, Manager, Human Resources

School District #43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier Street

Coquitlam, B.C.  V3J 6A7



APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, September 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm



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