Learning Resource Teacher / ELL

Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

ELL/Learning Resource Teachers (combined model) - Continuing Positions Available
Richmond is seeking qualified teachers for ELL/LRT positions at schools where a combined model is used to support student needs. Qualified teachers for these positions must have complete qualifications in one of the two areas (either ELL or LRT) and be working on completing the second area. Qualifications include:
• Completion of a Bachelor of Education
• Membership in or eligible to become a member in the British Columbia Teacher Regulation Branch (TRB)
• Registration with the Teacher Qualification Service

For ELL qualifications:
Completed or working towards completion of:
• TESL training through a recognized university, or
• Queen's University Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language in BC, or
• The following courses at UBC (LLED 478C, or 478A and 479B, AND LLED 489C, or 489A and 489B)
• Equivalent coursework from a recognized university

For LRT qualifications:
Completed or working towards completion of:
• Special Education Diploma Programme at UBC, or
• Queen's University Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching Learning Resource in BC, or
• An equivalent diploma/certificate from a recognized university
• A minimum of 15 credits in EPSE coursework from UBC, with at least three credits in five of the six following areas:
• Meeting the needs of students with specific exceptionalities
• Assessment, Testing, Theory and Practice
• Strategies for Teaching, Adapting, Modifying Curriculum to meet the diverse needs of students
• Strategies for Teaching Students with Special Needs
• Meeting the Diverse Behavioural and Emotional Needs of Students
• Computer technology for the Classroom
• Equivalent coursework from a recognized university

Your application portfolio must include the following documents:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Final Practicum Reports and/or teaching evaluations
• Academic Transcripts
• Contact information for three Professional References: Faculty and School Advisors, and/or teaching contract supervisors (Principals, Vice-Principals)
• Current Teaching Certificate Status from the Teacher Regulation Branch website including date scanned. (Go to website, then Certificate Services, Find a Teacher, then search your name and click on it) *Print out the page then scan and upload to Make a Future*

Richmond also seeks a Full-Time Learning Resource Teacher, to be placed at the Errington Learning Centre. A full-time Learning Resource Teacher is required to plan, develop, implement and evaluate appropriate and effective individualized educational programs based on the best practices framework for students with complex needs, including significant learning and/or behaviour challenges, at the Errington Learning Centre. This multi-dimensional position requires a very adaptable, collegial individual to work in a specialized position. 

The successful applicant will:
• be an experienced Learning Resource teacher
• have demonstrated experience and ability in supporting students with complex needs and behavioural challenges
• have demonstrated ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate appropriate and effective individualized educational programs
• be flexible, cooperative and have the ability to work collaboratively with the school-based team and other staff.
• demonstrate outstanding communication skills and commitment to collaboration and teamwork in working with parents and staff
• be able to build positive relationships with students and parents
Other duties and responsibilities may also be assigned as necessary in response to the changing needs of the District.
The successful applicant will be part of the Learning Services Department placed at the Errington Learning Centre. The successful candidate will have a passion for supporting the success of students with diverse and complex profiles. The individual must be capable of working both independently and in a collaborative team environment. Thus, the successful applicant will have demonstrated competencies in collaboration and facilitation in working with others. 
The successful applicant will be a fully qualified and experienced learning resource teacher who has demonstrated competencies in addressing a wide range of student needs and must:
• demonstrate the skills of planning, developing, implementing and evaluating appropriate and effective individualized educational programs which are based on the best practices framework for students with significant learning and/or behaviour challenges
• demonstrate competence in coordinating the work of educational assistants and other relevant personnel
• demonstrate competencies in designing and implementing individualized programming needs, case management and effective schedules
• demonstrate exceptional organization, time management, communication, and prioritizing skills

Please go to http://www.makeafuture.ca/richmond to create a profile and apply to this posting. 

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