24-024 A temporary 1.0 FTE Inclusion Support (Elementary, Middle, and Secondary) teaching position

Job Code: 3688760

Job Details

March 01, 2024

HUMAN RESOURCES ~ POSTING BULLETIN
TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE

Due to the uniqueness of this position, all SD72 teachers (including continuing, temporary, and TTOCs) are welcome to apply.

24-024 A temporary 1.0 FTE Inclusion Support (Elementary, Middle, and Secondary) teaching position is available at Inclusive Education , effective September 03, 2024 to June 30, 2025

School District 72 (Campbell River) is located on the east coast of central Vancouver Island, extending north to Sayward and south to Oyster River. The District also includes the outer islands of Read, Cortes, and Quadra. The District serves over 5,500 students in 18 schools.

Campbell River is a scenic, oceanfront community framed by extensive waterfront, west coast forests and snow-capped mountains. The area is renowned for its natural beauty and recreational opportunities such as skiing, kayaking, fishing, mountain biking, hiking, golf, and endless opportunities to experience nature.

School District 72 operates throughout a large geographic area. Campbell River and Quadra Island schools and our school board office are located on the traditional territory of the Liǧʷiɫdax̌ʷ people. School District 72 also encompasses the traditional territory of the Klahoose (Cortes), K’ómoks (Sayward), and Xwe’malhkwu (Bute Inlet) First Nations.

The District also respects and values the relationships with all other First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples who reside in these territories. It is with respectful consideration that the programs and services provided to students and staff acknowledge their histories, cultural contributions, and contemporary concerns.

Qalifications, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Relevant university qualifications;
  • A comprehensive understanding of current educational practices outlined in the BC Ministry of Education documents;
  • Committed to the craft of teaching, best practices, and standards of professional practice;
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, communicative, and problem-solving skills;
  • Flexible, adaptive, and nimble; and,
  • A commitment to professional development and growth

Preference will be given to candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • A Diploma or Degree in Special Education, with coursework in the following areas:Reading Disabilities, Math Remediation, Exceptional Children, Behavior Interventions, as well as Assessment and Evaluation;
  • Training to use Level B assessment tools or a commitment to take the necessary training.
  • At least five years of successful classroom teaching experience at the appropriate level;
  • A minimum of five to ten years of successful experience in a Learning Support Teacher role;
  • Extensive knowledge and practice in modification and adaptation strategies for various levels of student performance and in designing remediation techniques for students with learning difficulties;
  • Demonstrated skills in time management and record keeping; interpersonal, verbal, and written communication; conflict resolution; and collaboration;
  • Demonstrated philosophy that supports integration and inclusion for students with special needs;
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for students with special needs and students with different learning styles;
  • Ability to collaboratively develop, implement, and evaluate an IEP in consultation with classroom teachers, parents, students, district personnel and community professionals;
  • An understanding of computer technology, especially as it relates to students with special needs;
  • An understanding of assessment for learning and its applications in designing differentiated instructional strategies for use in classrooms and other learning situations; and
  • Demonstrated leadership in working as a team member with students, staff, and parents.
  • Demonstrated experience and strong knowledge of current research and practice in meeting the learning needs of students with social, behavioral, communication, sensory andlearning difficulties, such as students with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities, and autism spectrum disorders;
  • Ability to implement social skills training programs, such as the effective use of social stories;
  • Experience creating / supporting functional curriculum; and
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and appropriate means of transportation.

All SD72 teachers will have a demonstrated understanding and commitment to teaching practice that embodies:

  • an inquiry-based and collaborative approach to the delivery of the BC Curriculum;
  • Social/Emotional Learning and an in-depth knowledge of the BC Mental Health Framework;
  • the incorporation of the First Nations Principles of Learning;
  • diversity, inclusion, and equity;
  • support for the growth and development of individual learners through differentiated learning techniques;
  • the ability to work collaboratively with fellow teachers to plan, develop, and implement an extraordinary learning experience for each individual student;
  • knowledge of and adherence to the Professional Standards for BC Educators;
  • excellent interpersonal, collaborative, communication, and problem-solving skills;
  • the ability to be flexible, adaptable; and
  • a commitment to professional development and growth.

The Campbell River School District proudly developed a Strategic Plan for 2019-2023 that prioritized the following:

  1. Honour Indigenous World Views and Perspectives
  2. Student-centred Learning Environments
  3. Evolving for Tomorrow

The following commitments are essential to all positions within the Campbell River School District:

  • Commitment and adherence to workplace policies, procedures & practices;
  • Commitment to standards of conduct, including behaving in a manner that is: respectful, professional, team-oriented, collegial, collaborative, ethical, honest, and trustworthy; and,
  • Commitment to understand and implement the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH US:

  • Professional development and growth opportunities.
  • The opportunity to grow your career in a small district.
  • Subsidized recreation incentives.
  • Progressive leadership team.
  • Positive collegial culture with a great sense of community.

The starting full time salary for this teaching position ranges from $58,267 and $106,217. Placement on salary scale is subject to verification of experience and certification and will be done in accordance with the current Collective Agreement.

Please ensure your application includes the following:

  • Cover Letter Stating Posting Number
  • Make a Future Online Application
  • Teacher Evaluations or Practicum Reports
  • References, including most recent Supervisor(s)
  • Updated Resume
  • Copy of Degree
  • Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate
  • TQS Category Card

* References must have knowledge of the applicant’s professional abilities; and, preferably have supervised their work.

Interested candidates are invited to apply through Make a Future
www.makeafuture.ca/campbell-river

In the event of challenges with the Make a Future website, candidates may contact Make a Future directly for assistance at 1-877-900-5627 or 1-866-806-6851 . Alternatively, candidates may contact the Human Resources Department at SD72 at 250-830-2311; or, visit our office at 425 Pinecrest Road in Campbell River for assistance in creating a PDF of their application.

Applications will be accepted until the posting closes is filled.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, starting at

3 p.m. (PST) on Thursday, March 14, 2024

please address cover letter to:
Nadine Duret-Sauer, Human Resources Officer

All candidates are thanked for their applications; however, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the Human Resources Department.


Posted On
May 30, 2024
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing

Job Type
Full Time, Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
City
Campbell River
School/Location
Inclusive Education
Employment Start Date
September 03, 2024
End Date
2025/06/30