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Teacher - Elementary

Grade 1/2; Learning Support Services

Posted on: August 8th 2017 at 10:00am
Closes on: August 21st 2017 at 10:00am

Posting Reference Number: 
T18 TEL 090 TEM
Matsqui Elementary
Commencement Date: 
September 1, 2017
0.6 (Schedule TBD)
Temporary (September 1, 2017 to November 15, 2018)


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

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