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Posted on: November 8th 2017 at 10:00am
Closes on: December 31st 2017 at 10:00am

Commencement Date: 


The Abbotsford School District provides instruction to over 19,000 students in kindergarten to grade twelve.  The district employs approximately 2,200 teachers, administrators and support staff who are all dedicated to delivering leading-edge instruction for students.

Interested applicants should submit an application package to the Human Resources Department at:

Please ensure your application package includes the following:        

Cover letter
A resume of qualifications and experience
Copies of latest teacher evaluations and/or final practicum evaluation reports
Letters of reference
Copies of your University transcripts to date (Photocopies are acceptable)
BC Teacher Regulations Branch Certificate and TQS card
Name of three referees (who have observed you teacher – (Administrators/Faculty Associates/School Associate)


Elementary teacher training with a major or diploma in Special Education
Demonstrated experience working in a library or learning commons preferred
Experience with LSS from K-5
Experience working with at-risk children and vulnerable families
Experience and coursework focus in learning assistance required
Demonstrate an understanding of social emotional learning in the regular classroom
Training in positive behaviour interventions an asset
Case management experience required
Experience with Wilson Reading program as asset
Experience with medically fragile students (i.e. tube feeding, behavior management)
Is familiar with developing and implementing Individualized Education Plans (I.E.P.'s) in cooperation with teachers, parents, and students.
LSS testing required
Comfortable with technology to support designated students
Training and experience in Response to Intervention models
Training in and experience with functional behaviour assessments
Appropriate coursework in developmental reading and learning disabilities
Training and experience administering and interpreting KBIT2/KTEA II test assessments.
Completion of the Cornerstone Workshops
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 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 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 ability to cultivate effective instructional design to co-plan, teach and assess learning
Demonstrated ability to use digital literacy to develop students’ Core Competencies (Communication, Thinking, Personal and Social Responsibility and Cultural Identity)
Demonstrated success in planning and teaching learning interventions for students at risk in collaboration with grade group teachers
Demonstrated success in teaching emergent, developing and proficient readers
Experience designing learning environments that support participatory learning.
Demonstrated ability to help create and manage digital portfolios for students.
Demonstrated training and experience in Makerspace, Coding, Inquiry and Project Based Learning.
Ability to conduct formative assessments, to collect data and to design learning experiences accordingly.
Must be able to differentiate learning based on students’ needs.
Effective written and oral interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional learning and the implementation of high impact instructional strategies.
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 engage learners at all levels.
Demonstrated ability to model safe, caring and inclusive behaviour and commitment to the success of all learners.
Successful  recent teaching evaluation or practicum report(s).
Eligible for BC Teacher Certification.





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Please submit your application before December 31st 2017 at 10:00am to:

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