Inclusion support Teacher

Job Code: 3602402

Job Details

Inclusion Support Teacher

Assignment: Casual & Short-Term PT/FT Employment Opportunities, location to be determined

Our Mission

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools (NLPS), together with families and communities, enable all students to become lifelong learners and productive caring citizens by providing inclusive, challenging, and engaging educational opportunities through continuous improvements of instruction and supports for learning.

Job Summary:

NLPS is looking for casual and short-term PT/FT Inclusion Support Teachers (ISTs). ISTs with NLPS provide a coordinated and integrated set of supports for students in a school setting including Tier 2 & 3 intervention and support for students with diverse abilities and disabilities, modelling the Professional Standards for BC Educators.

ISTs are committed to inclusive practices and work in collaboration with school-based team, itinerant staff, medical professionals, family members, and community agencies,

Salary Range for role: $59,060 - $106,400

Your Duties:

Collaborative Planning and Coordination:

  • Play an active role in the identification, assessment, planning, implementation, reporting and evaluation process
  • Develop, implement, and oversee Inclusive Education Plans (IEPs) for students
  • Participate as an active member of School-Based Team
  • Provide collaborative consultation; assist with pre-referral interventions and work closely with teachers and the school-based team to plan for, organize, and access supports and interventions for students with diverse needs
  • Collaborate with medical professionals in providing support for learners with complex medical needs

    School-based Consultation:

  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to design or implement instructional strategies or to adapt instructional content or materials
  • Advise teachers concerning Tier 1 supports for classroom environments
  • Consult with parents and students regarding learning strategies and organizational skills
  • Consult with district and community resource personnel
  • Provide collaborative planning and co-ordination with the school-based team
  • May be required to provide instructional supervision to Practicum Students, Education Assistants or Responsible Adults

    Direct Instruction:

  • Support students to develop learning strategies and compensatory skills to build success and independence in learning
  • Provide intensive, individualized instruction for academic skills
  • Integrate the use of technology to support teaching and learning and/or communication

    Assessment and Evaluation to Level B:

  • Provide criterion-referenced or norm-referenced assessment as appropriate, to answer questions about how to best provide instruction or support
  • Provide systematic observation and collection of behavioural data to establish baseline/progress data, or describe functional behaviours
  • Create a synthesis of information from parents, student records, other service providers and health-related information to aid in the assessment process
  • Conduct in-depth interviews with students to determine their knowledge of personal learning needs and strategies

Your Experience, Education and Skills

  • Professional Certification through the BC Teacher Certification Branch
  • Graduate Diploma in Inclusive Education or equivalent coursework with a focus on successful interventions for students who have complex and behavioural challenges
  • Master’s Degree in Inclusive Education or equivalent
  • Training in the administration of Level B Assessments
  • Current Training or experience in the use and application of inclusive classroom practices, program planning and assessment for students with complex needs, tier 1 interventions, individualized access to technology
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the BC Curriculum model and a concept/competency-driven curriculum
  • Demonstrated ability to create individualized educational programs for students with complex communication or functional programming needs
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with students with complex and challenging learning and behavioural needs
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective teams for students with complex and challenging learning and behavioural needs
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and modify curriculum for learners with diverse learning needs, within inclusive classroom settings
  • Demonstrated understanding and incorporation of Indigenous teachings and learnings

Work, Live & Play in Nanaimo!

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools employs more than 2,000 professionals, all committed to the education of our nearly 15,000 students. All members of our staff are integral to our excellent education system and our positive workplaces, supporting our district goals of:

  • Continuous improvement of instruction and assessment
  • Safe, caring and healthy learning and working environment that is inclusive of the diversity of our entire learning community
  • To be a leader in environment stewardship and sustainability
  • Truth and reconciliation

Nanaimo is centrally located on the east coast of Vancouver Island. We boast the best climate in Canada and are surrounded by some of the must beautiful wilderness in the word to enjoy excellent year-round recreational and cultural amenities. As a hub city, we have ready access to all of Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, and Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Learn more about who we are and what we offer on our website at

How to apply:

Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed personal résumé, proof of certification with the B.C. Teacher Certification Branch, all transcripts, contact information

Please note: Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools thanks all applicants for their interest in working with us, however, only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. This posting will remain open, and we will be shortlisting and interviewing as staffing needs permit.

If you have questions or require assistance with this application process, please contact the Customer Care department at MakeAFuture at 1 866 806 6851 or

Posted On
February 23, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Contract, Occasional
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Multiple locations
Range: $59,060 - $106,404
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
  • Certificates & Diplomas
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Transcripts