Teacher: 1.0 FTE

Job Code: 3702584

Job Details

The Opportunity Teacher: 1.0 FTE

James Cameron School is seeking a caring, passionate, and progressive teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. Situated in the community of Maple Ridge, James Cameron School is a small non-profit elementary school accredited by the Independent Schools Branch of the Ministry of Education that serves students in grades 2-7. Our school celebrates diversity and addresses the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of children who have dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities. The successful candidate will enjoy small class sizes, EA support, competitive salary, full benefits package and a condensed schoolyear while empowering students to achieve their full potential.

Instructional Hours: 8:15 2:45p.m. daily

Additional hours: monthly staff meeting, monthly teacher meeting -3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Meet the staff night 3-7 p.m., parent-staff conferences 3-7 p.m. student-led conferences 3-7 p.m.

Year-end program 7 9 p.m.


Homeroom teacher:

  • Includes attendance in MyEducationBC, announcements, check planner, collect notes
  • Plan and prepare for a good start to every day
  • Provide inclusive and caring class setting
Teaching assignment includes:
  • Teaching a subject for a grade level outside of your assigned homeroom: For example, if assigned a grade 3/4 Homeroom you may also teach Gr. 4/5 Socials, Gr. 7 PE, Gr. 6 PE, or Gr. 4/5 Math if needed to ensure planning periods for all teachers
  • Plan and prepare year overview for each of the above subjects, as per requirements laid out by Independent Schools Branch of the Ministry of Education.
  • Plan and prepare daily plans as set out in overview
  • Be familiar with each students individual needs as set out in the assessments and the IEP
  • Be prepared to make suggestions and apply recommended accommodations for each student
  • Be prepared to work closely with EA assigned to class, to work with other professionals as required (counselor, O/T, S/L P etc.) and follow recommendations
  • Be prepared to work closely with other staff members and with parents to implement recommendations in students assessments
  • Requires flexibility, understanding, adaptability, familiarity with characteristic strengths and weaknesses of various types of learners, and skills to address the individuals learning style
  • Membership with the Teachers Regulation Branch Professional Certification
  • Familiarity with Learning Disabilities and Best Practices for students with Special Needs is desirable but not a prerequisite to applying
  • Strong classroom management skills, a love for children, and being a team player are essential
Application Process

Interested candidates must submit their application complete with resume, documentation, supporting credentials, and professional references with permission to contact each in confidence. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found but we encourage all applicants to apply as soon as possible. Interested applicants must apply electronically to bev.chisholm@jcs.bc.ca.

No phone calls please.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Posted On
March 25, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Maple Ridge
James Cameron School
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
End Date
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
  • Certificates & Diplomas
  • Practicum Reports
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Reference Letter(s)