17/04/2019

Learning Resource Specialist

  • Collingwood School
  • START DATE: 26/08/2019
  • West Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • CONTRACT TYPE: Full-Time (Permanent)
  • North America
Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School

Job Overview

Collingwood School is a coeducational day school located on two campuses in West Vancouver, BC. Our purpose is to teach, model, inspire and encourage our students, ultimately preparing them to become successful global citizens. With an innovative, evolving approach to teaching, the totality of our curriculum provides students with a wealth of diverse, meaningful and transformative educational experiences.
 
At Collingwood, we are uncommon, unbounded and unassuming. We seek teachers who think differently, who are willing to learn and who are experts in academics, arts, athletics or service.
 
We are seeking a Full Time Learning Resource Specialist for our Morven campus (Grades 8-12). The successful candidate will be an experienced, flexible, collaborative, and inspirational educator who is looking to become a part of a vibrant teaching and learning community. The position will start in August 2019.

Responsibilities

The Learning Resource Specialist works in collaboration with Middle and Senior School teachers to support students with psychoeducational assessments or Individual Educational Plans. This highly motivated individual will support all mainstream students who have Individualized Education Plans at the Morven campus; this includes working alongside teachers, supporting student learning in the classroom, updating IEPs, facilitating parent and student meetings and monitoring student progress.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education in secondary education with teaching experience at the secondary level
  • Master’s Degree or Diploma in Special Education or experience working in Special Education programs an asset
  • The ability to read and interpret psychoeducational assessments and to create an Individualized Education Plan and monitor student progress
  • Experience in differentiating instruction and assessment, as well as teaching and co-teaching learning strategies to support executive functioning and academic skills
  • Excellent management, organizational, interpersonal and relationship skills
  • Certified (or in the process of becoming certified) by the British Columbia Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch

Our “Must Haves”

  • Proven work ethic with utmost integrity
  • Desire to excel and succeed
  • Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self improvement (goal –oriented)
  • Self motivated, energetic and fun

We offer a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, including a RRSP matching program, along with one of the most beautiful locations in Canada to work!

If this role sounds like a good fit, we would love to hear from you! Please submit a cover letter detailing your suitability for the position along with your resume, including three employment references, by April 26, 2019.

We sincerely thank all applicants for your interest however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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