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Teacher - Elementary

Grade 1/2; Learning Support Services (LSS); English Language Learner (ELL)

Posted on: July 7th 2017 at 10:00am
Closes on: August 25th 2017 at 10:00am

Posting Reference Number: 
T 18 TEL 090 TEM
Matsqui Elementary
Commencement Date: 
01 September 2017
0.6 ( Schedule TBA)
Temporary - September 1, 2017 to November 15, 2017


·         Elementary teacher training with major practicum/experience at the primary level

·         TESL Certification is required

·         Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional learning and the implementation of high impact instructional strategies

·         Elementary teacher training with a major or diploma in Special Education

·         Training in SIOP (sheltered Immersion Observation Protocol) an asset

·         Training in the language and literacy framework as developed by “How Lanaguage Works” as asset

·         Work in collaboration with Speech Language Pathologist

·         Provide LSS to support the Numeracy and Literacy needs of students K-5

·         Experience working with at risk children and vulnerable families

·         Experience and coursework focus in learning assistance preferred

·         Appropriate coursework in developmental reading and learning disabilities

·         Leadership and extensive LSS experience is required

·         Training and experience administering and interpreting KBIT2/KTEA II test assessments.

·         Completion of the Cornerstone Workshops

·         Experience using many facets of the Language Arts

·         Carole Fullerton Math Workshop Training

·         Coursework in Behaviour Management an asset

·         Training and experience in ELL instruction an asset

·         Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of school-based and integrated case management teams

·         Knowledge/understanding of the Calm for Kids program

·         Demonstrated ability to differentiate curriculum for a wide variety of learners

·         Knowledge and demonstrated ability to develop diverse programs for children of different needs and abilities including, Autism, MID, LD, FASD, and other complex disorders

·         Knowledge and ability in integrated case management

·         Knowledge and understanding of multiple intelligences and learning styles.

·         Knowledge and ability to network and collaborate with school and outside community agencies

·         Advanced coursework, diploma or degree in special populations (Aboriginal Education, Learning Services, English Language Learners, Social Emotional Learning) an asset

·         Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional learning and the implementation of high impact instructional strategies

·         Demonstrated ability to plan and organize curriculum, learning spaces, individualized programs

·         Demonstrated ability to manage the changing dynamics of a classroom, or small groups of learners

·         Demonstrated highly effective interpersonal and communication skills; must be able to communicate complex or sensitive issues in a positive manner

·         Demonstrated ability to manage themselves, learners and others in a conflict situation

·         Demonstrated ability to positively contribute to a team environment and a highly collaborative atmosphere

·         Demonstrated ability to engage learners at all levels

·         Demonstrated ability to use assessment as an effective tool for learning and charting progress

·         Demonstrated ability to model safe, caring and inclusive behaviour and commitment to the success of all learners

·         Experience working with difficult to reach students and families  or students and families in crisis

         Satisfactory teacher evaluation and/or final practicum report(s)

·         Effective written and oral interpersonal skills

·         A highly effective team member

·         Eligible for B.C. Certification

How to apply:

Please submit your application before August 25th 2017 at 10:00am to:

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