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Kamloops Christian School is a Group 1 Independent school. Our mission is to supply our students with exceptional educational opportunities with a focus on best practices from all around the world, 21st Century learning styles and frameworks including Project-Based Learning, strong integration of competencies, cross-curricular and cross-grade options, and collaborative learning environments. We endeavour to also weave Christian teaching throughout all subject areas. KCS strives to create an exciting, forward-thinking, and caring working environment for all our staff that affords competitive salary and benefit options and professional development opportunities.

Duties: Kamloops Christian School invites applications for a full-time temporary (maternity leave) Educational Support Services position. The successful applicant will join a vibrant staff and Administrative team with opportunities for collaboration and professional development. The candidate will work alongside a Lead ESS Coordinator and report directly to the K-12 Principal and/or Lead ESS Coordinator. Candidates will participate in an interview process. Our anticipated start date is April 1, 2022.

Candidates must show strong leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Experience working with high school students with diverse needs is an asset.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • ESS Coordinator (Grade 9-12)
  • Oversee Life Skills Program curriculum
  • Oversee Educational Assistants working with students on ESS Coordinator caseload
  • Educational Assistant professional development
  • Educational Assistant evaluation process coordination
  • Transition Planning for students with students on ESS Coordinator caseload
  • Learning Support Coordinator for Grades 9-12 (write LSP’s or IEP’s for non-designated students and coordinate EA support for students after school)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education Certified by the BC Teacher Regulation Branch
  • Special Education diploma (or equivalent) or is working towards one (with a plan to be created in conjunction with Administration)
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in a related field or is working towards one (with a plan to be created in conjunction with Administration)
  • Certified in administering Level B academic assessments, or is working towards certification

*Additional training and/or equivalent experience in inclusive education is highly valued

Please Note: If you are selected for an interview, External Candidates will be required to bring a current resume and a Statement of Faith.

To learn more about KCS, please visit our website (www.kamcs.org).

Please send a resume to Mr. Sandro Cuzzetto (CEO) at sandroc@kamcs.org and put “ ESS Coordinator Application” in the topic line of your email.