Distributed Learning Teacher

Posted on Tuesday, July 4, 2017

DISTRIBUTED LEARNING – Grades 8 to 12: 
• Independent Directed Studies (IDS) 12
• Adult and School age Student Course Planning and Intake
• Adult and School age Student Graduation plans for 5th year + Graduates
• Student Support Services, Grades 8 to 12
• Homebound District Support Teacher. 
 
The assignment may change to meet the needs of the school’s educational program, grade organization, and/or enrolment.
1.00 FTE TEMPORARY 
Commencing September 01, 2017 until the full return of the incumbent or June 30, 2018 or upon notification that the temporary position will end earlier due to budgetary issues or declining enrollment. The anticipated end date of this assignment is June 30, 2018.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
• Deliver developmentally responsive distributed learning experiences, for students at a distance or in attendance in the classroom, for a continuous entry, distributed learning program;
• Use multiple technology tools, to reflect the unique needs of learners and to meet Provincial curriculum requirements; 
• Deliver developmentally responsive distributed learning experiences, for students at a distance or in attendance in the classroom, for a continuous entry, distributed learning program, including the use of multiple technology tools, which reflect the unique needs of learners, to meet Provincial curriculum requirements and the obligations of the district’s Distributed Learning Agreement;
• Develop and manage personalized student learning plans and Individual Education Plans (IEPS), providing appropriate online and/or paper-based learning resources, with support to parents and students in using them;
• Support and monitor learner engagement and progress, maintaining active communication with learners and parents, providing appropriate feedback to facilitate learning, according to the program expectations and Ministry Guidelines for Distributed Learning;
• Work collaboratively, as a part of the CEAP Teaching Team, to create and provide regular face-to-face learning activities for students;
• Utilize a network of community contacts and service-providers, to provide supplemental learning resources, support and experiences to distributed learners;
• Have strong communication and interpersonal skills, using meetings, telephone, email, web applications, website notices to maintain information exchange and positive informative relationships with students and their parents; 
• Support the work of the school toward achievement of growth plan goals;
• Work collaboratively with parents, outside professionals and community agencies;
• Attend Student Support Services staff meetings.
 
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
• A valid BC Teaching Certificate and familiarity with the BC curriculum at the Secondary level; 
• Teaching Degree at the Secondary level; 
• A Master’s Degree or Diploma in Special Education;
• Training and/or experience on how to use technology tools, including Moodle, Google Applications and Web 2.0 tools;
• Experience working with IDS12 students in a DL environment;
• Experience completing Course Planning and Intake with both adult and school age DL students;
• Training and/or experience administering and interpreting Level B testing materials;
• Training and/or experience in the use of adaptive software, assistive technology and augmentative communication tools;
• Experience modifying and adapting curriculum and assessment to meet the diverse and individual needs of learners at the secondary level;
• Experience planning, writing, implementing and overseeing comprehensive student IEPs and Learning Plans collaboratively with families and community service providers.
 
All applications must highlight with supporting documents and transcripts, proof of qualifications and clearly quoting Job Number. 
Please apply on-line at www.makeafuture.ca/qualicum Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
 
Thank you in advance for your application. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. 
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