Grade 6 Teacher

Fraser Academy, Vancouver
March 20, 2018

Junior School Grade 6 Teacher
Full-Time Maternity Leave
Fraser Academy, Vancouver
 
Fraser Academy is seeking an elementary trained Grade 6 teacher for our Junior School.  This is a full-time position available from April 30, 2018 through to May 3, 2019.
 
Located in Kitsilano, Fraser Academy is a highly effective academic school, specifically for students in grades 1-12 who have dyslexia or other related language-based processing difficulties. With a maximum of ten students per class, the school follows the B.C. Ministry of Education curriculum. An impressive 90% of Fraser Academy grads go onto post-secondary education. For more information about the school, please go to our website, www.fraseracademy.ca.
Fraser Academy is an accredited member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), the Independent Schools Association of British Columbia (ISABC), the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and the Federation of Independent Schools Association (FISA).

Opportunities:
Belong to a team of dedicated professionals
Continue professional growth and development through in-school workshops, speakers, and collaborative time with experienced teachers
Participate in field trips, outdoor education trips, athletics, clubs, and leadership development

Responsibilities:
Collaborate with Junior School teachers to plan, teach and assess units of study
Participate in co-curricular activities (e.g. clubs, athletics, outdoor education, leadership development and supervision)

The ideal candidate possesses the following:
Bachelor of Education, elementary
Experience working with students who have language-based learning disabilities
Certification from the British Columbia Teacher Regulation Branch or certification application in process
Able to encourage and motivate students with a range of abilities and learning styles
Strong understanding of thinking skills development
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
 
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Erin Cranston, Director of Junior School, at ecranston@fraseracademy.ca.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!