Middle School Socials Studies and English Teacher

Fraser Academy
August 7, 2018
Aug 7 2018
As Soon As Possible

Fraser Academy is seeking a permanent full-time Middle School Socials & English teacher to join our team of educators in the 2018-19 school year.
 
Fraser Academy is a fully accredited day school, which focuses on educating students in Grades 2-12 with language-based learning disabilities. These students are taught in small class sizes with up to ten students. Each student receives one-to-one language training daily and works with a variety of subject specialist teachers.

Fraser Academy is also 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).
Position: Middle School Socials & English Teacher
 
Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Reports to: Director of Teaching and Learning, and Head of Department
 
Job Summary
 
As a Socials and English Teacher, you will play an important role in developing historical thinking in students, and promoting good communication and citizenship throughout the school. You will work with a collaborative, dynamic team of educators and staff who are passionate about the success of all learners. This role requires someone who can adapt and adjust their teaching to meet the diverse needs of each learner and is passionate about student success. Excellent instructional practice and an eagerness to learn and grow as an educator are required for this role.
 
Opportunities

Belong to and collaborate with a team of dedicated professionals
Continue professional growth and learning through a variety of development opportunities
Participate in field trips, outdoor education trips, athletics, clubs, and leadership development
 
Responsibilities

Plan, teach & assess your students
Support the development of the IEP for each student in your classes
Design and implement lessons that build core competencies and support growth in executive functioning and cognitive processing using in-school programs (training provided)
Participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities that enhance students’ experiences at school
 
Competencies

Provides a dynamic, innovative, adaptive and enthusiastic learning experience to students
Thrives in a collaborative, flexible and supportive team environment
Strong organizational, time management skills
An active commitment to ongoing professional growth and development
Exemplary communication in English (oral and written) and interpersonal skills (students, colleagues, parents)
Passion for continuous improvement
 
Requirements

4 Year Bachelor’s Degree in a socials or English field of study
2+ years of experience teaching socials and English
Work with students who have learning differences preferred
Bachelor of Education
BC Teacher certification (or equivalent),
Independent school experience, and coaching/extracurricular experience are all assets.
 
To apply please send your resume and cover letter to Travis Thielmann at tthielmann@fraseracademy.ca. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!