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Teacher - Middle


Posted on: July 26th 2017 at 10:00am
Closes on: August 21st 2017 at 10:00am

Posting Reference Number: 
T 18 TMI 057 TEM
Abbotsford Middle School
Commencement Date: 
September 1, 2017 TO June 30, 2018
0.6 (Schedule TBD)
Temporary (Sept 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018)


Successful teaching experience and coursework in LSS positions at the Middle school level is required
IB training an asset.
Demonstrated experience teaching Social Emotional Learning tools and strategies.
Must be able to demonstrate thorough knowledge of the traditional middle school philosophy
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to The IB Learner Profile, The IBO Mission statement, The IB Program Standards and Practices.
Knowledge of and successful experience in inquiry based instruction.
Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and Holistic education.
Be pedogogically innovative with curriculum and I.B. teaching methodology.
Work collaboratively and meet regularly with the IB Coordinator and department colleagues.
Have the capacity to plan units in collaboration with grade colleagues, curricular colleagues, non-enrolling colleagues and the IB Coordinator.
Ensure all expectations set by the I.B.O. concerning programs and procedures are carried out accordingly and in a timely manner.
Ensure fundamental concepts of the IB Program (intercultural awareness, communication and holistic education) are imbedded into the course materials.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, and staff to enhance the school as an IB learning community
Demonstrated experience and training with FBA’s
DBT in Schools Training is an asset
Knowledge and experience creating and implementing behaviour plans
Demonstrated ability to create, manage, and implement a case load of Individual Education Plans
Demonstrated experience working with and referring to community partners
Skilled in motivating disadvantaged or dysfunctional students who need to be encouraged to attend regularly and to aid students in learning to structure their time to achieve academic success.
Knowledge and demonstrated ability to develop diverse programs for children of complex needs including Autism, MID, LD, FASD, Chronic health, and R and H designations. 
Experience working with at risk children and vulnerable families
Appropriate coursework in developmental reading and learning disabilities
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work as an effective member of school-based and integrated case management teams
Knowledge and ability to network and collaborate with school and outside community agencies
Advanced coursework, diploma or degree and experience with special populations (Aboriginal Education, Learning Services, English Language Learners, Social Emotional Learning) an asset
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 use assessment as an effective tool for learning and charting progress
Knowledge of, and experience with, standards based assessment practices
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

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