We are hiring!

Are you passionate about making an IMPACT in your community, and changing the lives of children with learning disabilities? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • One-on-one instructor (contract)
  • Education Specialist (FT employment opportunity) 

One-on-one instructor

Job Summary

As a one-to-one instructor, you will be involved in implementing individualized student learning plans and conducting lessons to build literacy, executive functioning and cognitive processing for students with learning disabilities. This role requires someone who can demonstrate excellence in instructional practices and who has a passion for remedial education.

Job Type:Contact (FT, PT, Casual)/ Flexible Hours

Salary: $28.00 to $32.00 (depending on education and experience)

Reports to: Learning Support Manager

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education (preferred)
  • Diploma or Master’s Degree in Special Education
  • 2 years’ experience as a resource worker (asset)
  • Orton Gillingham Certification (asset)

Competencies

  • Thrive in a dynamic, collaborative, supportive team environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • An active commitment to ongoing professional growth
  • Self motivated and self directed

Requirements

  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Eligibility to work in Canada
  • Ability to work flexible hours (some evenings and weekends may be required)
  • Experience working with children with diagnosed or suspected Learning Disabilities
  • Ability to use assessment strategies and instruments to provide appropriate remediation.

Various Locations:North Vancouver, Vancouver and Satellite Partner Schools

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest!

Please send you resume and cover letter to Georgia Gordon, Program Manager @ georgiag@ldsociety.ca 

Education Specialist

Job Summary:

The Education Specialist will be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining our delivery of service. Our standard practice is foundational, and the baseline upon which we measure client success. Individualized learning goals will be established for each client, and their progress monitored by the Case Managers, and overseen by the Education Specialist according to LDS ‘best practice’. The Education Specialist is a support for parents and instructors alike and provides advice and recommendations for advocacy.

Position Type: Permanent, Full Time

Reports to: Director of Learning Support

Salary: $60,000 to $70,000 /year

Responsibilities:

Case Management & Implementation of Standard Practice:

  • Reviewing of existing and prospective client files including testing (psych-ed assessments, speech and language assessments, OT etc.)
  • Consultation with parents and school teachers
  • Oversight of clients at all LDS locations
  • General duties involved with delivering LDS ‘best practices’ to our clients

Instructor Management:

The Education Specialist will work with the Case Manager, Training Manager and Program Manager in the management of LDS instructors. Supervision of LDS instructors includes performance evaluations, and supporting the instructor’s in progress monitoring of clients.

Advocacy and Parent Support:

The Education Specialist will work with the LDS team to provide support and advocacy for parents, in order to foster knowledge, confidence and resources to improve their child’s outcomes.This includes delivery of a parent advocacy workshops (twice per year), that help foster a better understanding of their child’s unique learning needs, in addition to providing support with school-based teams and school programs.

Competencies:

  • Strong leadership, presentation and management skills
  • Thrive in a collaborative, supportive team environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Self motivated and self directed

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Education or Equivalent
  • BC Public School Certified Teacher
  • Minimum of 5 year direct classroom and/or resource room experience
  • 2 years experience working with students with learning disabilities (literacy, numeracy and foundational skills)

Requirements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the current BC Curriculum
  • Reliable Personal Vehicle
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Eligibility to work in Canada

Please send you resume and cover letter to Susan Aitchison, @ Susana@ldsociety.ca 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

 

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