Learning Assistance Teacher – 0.6 FTE Back to Jobs

September 2021

Pacific Christian School invites applicants for the position of Learning Assistance Teacher for upper intermediate students. This is a continuing, part-time position to commence in September 2021. There may be an opportunity to increase the FTE with classroom teaching time or Learning Assistance Coordinator responsibilities.
The main responsibilities include:

  • working collaboratively with other Student Services staff members and classroom teachers
  • directly supporting students with various learning needs
  • supervising EA’s
  • developing and implementing IEP’s and Learning Support Plans

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A vibrant Christian faith and a desire to foster Christian faith formation in young people
  • Desire to become an active, contributing, collaborative member of a professional learning community
  • Organizational and planning skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication
  • Current (or eligible for) BC Teacher Certification
  • Successful classroom teaching
  • Experience teaching students with students learning needs
  • University course work in the following areas:
    •  Students with special needs
    • Assessment/testing theory and practice
    • Strategies for adapting and modifying curriculum to meet the diverse needs of students
  • Additional course work in the following areas is recommended:
    • Collaborative consultation
    • Teaching students with specific needs (e.g., learning disabilities, behavioural and emotional needs)
    • Computer technology for the classroom

To apply, please forward the following:

  • letter of introduction
  • résumé
  • statement of faith
  • a recent teaching evaluation, if available
  • practicum reports, if available/applicable
  • Contact information for three references. Not all referees need to comment on the same aspects but, taken together, please ensure that the referees are able to offer insight on character, Christian faith, teaching experience, and passion for working with young people

Application materials should be sent to Heidi Young-Thompson (Principal) at heidi.young-thompson@pacificchristian.ca