Teacher Assistant and After School Care Supervision Aide

York House School
Vancouver, BC
July 15, 2020
Sep 8 2020

Junior School (Gr. 1-7)
From September 8, 2020 to June 23, 2021
About this Role
York House School is inviting applications from compassionate, innovative and qualified Education / Teacher Assistants committed to providing an exceptional 21st century learning environment for our girls. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge in instructional and assessment practices, a passion for teaching, and an understanding of how girls learn. Teacher Assistants play a key role for our students by assisting the teacher with instructional programs. Under the direction of the Director of Junior School, the teacher assistant will spend time in a classroom observing, modeling, and completing classroom work with students with diverse learning needs. The Teacher Assistant works only on days when students are in attendance.

  • Diploma of Educational Assistant or other equivalent training
  • Prefer two years experience working as a Teacher Assistant
  • Early Childhood Certification or Responsible Adult Training an asset
  • Current First Aid Certification
  • Food Safe Certification
  • 19 years of age or over
  • British Columbia Teachers certification or equivalent, with elementary qualifications is an asset
  • Independent School experience is an asset

After School Care Responsibilities

  • Assist with and coordinate the After School Care Program at the Junior School from 3:00pm to 5:00pm Monday to Friday on days when students are in attendance
  • Provide a safe, welcoming and fun environment for students ranging from grades 1 to 6
  • Prepare and plan for activities daily

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Collaborative and flexible team-player
  • Knowledge of the current research on girls and learning
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time-management and communication skills
  • Able to provide care and mature guidance to children
  • Have relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of British Columbia Curriculum and pedagogy
  • Knowledge of the current research on girls and learning
  • Demonstrated experience as an enthusiastic, innovative, and caring educator. A commitment to diversity and inclusion in all its many dimensions
  • Collaborative and flexible, supportive, and effective team-player
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships with all stakeholders
  • Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to educating the whole student
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate technology purposefully to transform learning
  • Demonstrated ability to differentiate instruction and assessment practices to meet the needs of individual learners
  • Experience using an inquiry-based and project-based learning approach
  • Committed to continuous professional growth and improvement

Review our Career Page for more information about benefits and programs for staff.
Please apply online here.
Closing Date: June 23, 2020
All employees of YHS must be able to provide a passed vulnerable sector screening criminal record report. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
About York House School
York House School, located in the heart of Vancouver, is one of Canada’s leading independent schools for girls. Founded in 1932 by seven progressive and insightful women, York House provides an outstanding education for approximately 650 girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.  For more information about York House School, please visit our website at yorkhouse.ca.