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Posted: 
2021-10-23
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Surrey
Khalsa School Old Yale Road is recruiting a Learning Support Teacher for K-7.

The Learner Support Team teacher will have the skills and experience to work collaboratively and cooperatively with other members of the LST (Learner Support Team) and SBT (School Based Team) to improve individual student learning. The LST will deliver a range of support services to students with diverse learning needs including, but not limited to, students classified in the 'high incidence' special education categories, English as a Second Language, and children without categories who are in need of learning support.The Learner Support Team teacher will:

a) Develop, in consultation and collaboration with district staff, principals, vice principals, and classroom teachers, a Learner Support program based on the intellectual, social, and emotional developmental needs of each student;

b) Teach to meet the diverse learning needs of students;

c) Utilize appropriate teaching practices to provide instructional opportunities for full class, small group and individual student learning;

d) Administer appropriate educational assessments, interpret results and provide relevant information to appropriate staff, students, and parent(s)/guardian(s);

e) Evaluate student progress and participate in the reporting process in consultation and collaboration with the classroom teachers;

f) Develop, implement and monitor Individual Educational Plans in consultation with the classroom teacher(s) and make ongoing evaluations and revisions consistent with ministry and district policy;

g) Support classroom teachers in selecting instructional strategies to meet the learning needs of the students;

h) Provide information and in-service training to the school staff;

i) Assume responsibility for the direct instructional supervision of Special Education Assistants assigned to the Learning Support program where applicable;

j) Provide, where the principal or vice principal requires information regarding job performance of the

Special Education Assistant (SEA) for evaluative or fact-finding purposes, factual information to the extent known by the teacher; nothing shall preclude the teacher from providing the information to the SEA;

k) Communicate with and involve parents to provide support for the student's educational program;

2. MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

a) Bachelor of Education degree or equivalent;

b) valid B.C. Teaching Certificate; c) minimum of two years' satisfactory classroom teaching experience; d) four courses to include :

one course or equivalent senior level (300 or higher) in : Assessment and Evaluation of Student Learning. and

one course or equivalent senior level (300 or higher) in : Differentiated Instruction or

Inclusive Teaching Practices. and

one course or equivalent senior level (300 or higher) from List A and one course or

equivalent senior level (300 or higher) from List B:

List A List B

- Behaviour Disorders; - Curriculum and Instruction in

- Designs for Learning: Reading; Teaching ESL;

- Designs for Learning: Mathematics - ESL Literacy Instruction;

- Identification, Assessment and Support - Language Development;

of Learning Disabled Learners; - Second Language Acquisition;

- Introduction to Exceptional Children; - Supporting ESL Learners Across

- Teaching the Atypical Learner; the Curriculum;

- Teaching Thinking/Learning

Strategies.

3. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

a) completion, or near completion, of Master's degree in Special Education, ESL and/or

Curriculum and Instruction;

b) completion, or near completion, diploma in English as a Second Language Instruction or Special Education.

4. REPORTING STRUCTURE The personnel in this position are accountable in the execution of their assigned duties to the principal of the school to which they are assigned.

Khalsa School is a Sikh school and a part of the students education at our schools includes education in the Sikh Faith (Sikh music, history, scriptures). However, these subjects are taught by our religious department and staff. Successful applicants will only be required to teach the BC Curriculum.

Position Start Date: Immediate

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: Starting salary of $53,000/year **will only be offered to BC Certified (CoQ) Teachers** Teaching experience as a certified teacher within North America is eligible for review to add to the starting salary base.

Please provide your cover letter and resume and clearly detail your education, qualifications, experience and current contact information. Interviews will commence as resumes are received.

Contract length: 10 Months

Application deadline: 2021-10-28

Expected start date: Immediate

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

COVID-19 considerations:

The candidate must be fully vaccinated and follow the Fraser Health orders