Teacher Assistant - Instructional

Southpointe Academy
December 13, 2017

Southpointe Academy, an independent, K-12, university-preparatory school invites applications from individuals who wish to join our dynamic team. Located in Tsawwassen, B.C., the school is home to 545 students and a faculty and staff of over 70 teachers and support staff. Our graduates attend the top post-secondary schools in Canada, U.S. and the U.K. The school is an authorized International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) school and is implementing the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP). We also offer The College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) Program to students in Grades 10-12. We currently have the following vacancy:
Position Overview:
Southpointe is seeking a Teacher Assistant - Instructional to assist the teacher in the planning, development, modification, preparation, and implementation of the curriculum.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assists the teacher in the planning, development, modification, preparation, and implementation of curriculum, classroom materials and schedules to meet the needs of designated student(s)
• Assists the teacher in the planning and implementation of individualized and/or group behaviour programs in specialized or integrated settings, such as regular or resource classrooms
• Reinforces concepts introduced by the teacher and implements instructional programs designed by the teacher
• Maintains regular communications with the supervising teacher and other team members including, parents and other relevant professionals
• Observes and records student progress, maintains detailed written records as required.
• Supervises student(s) both on and off the school campus as required
• Operates standard school and office equipment including personal computer applications, instructional aid communications, and special individualized equipment
• May administer medications and carry out emergency procedures
• Remains current with changing technology, practices, and equipment
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Essential Qualifications:
Successful completion of a secondary school graduation program or equivalent
• Ability to work independently and cooperatively while following the direction and guidance of the classroom/resource teacher
• Ability to operate a variety of office and school equipment, including equipment specific to the needs of the student(s)
• Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
• Ability to use judgment when providing information
• Physically capable of performing the duties of the position
• Knowledge of safe work practices
Reporting: Junior School Principal
Hours of Work: 7:45am to 3:45pm on days in which students are in school
Salary: As per Collective Bargaining Agreement $25.13 per hour
Please submit your application with resume, cover letter, and list of references to careers@southpointe.ca . All applicants will agree to have a Criminal Record Check. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. This position commences ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted