Coquitlam School District invites applications from individuals for the position of temporary, part-time (0.4FTE) Vision Support Teacher. As the third largest school district in the province, we are located within a 40-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. The school district has a population of 32,000 students with approximately 4,300 teaching, administrative, managerial and support staff. As one of Canadas best employers (Forbes, 2023), SD43 (Coquitlam) values diversity in the workplace and strives to honour each persons unique lived experiences. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates with varied backgrounds, cultures, races, abilities, and intersectionality.
NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS Masters degree in education of the visually impaired
Qualifications in orientation and mobility are preferred
Valid B.C. teaching certificate
Ability to travel between sitesCandidates should have: Flexibility and ability to work as part of a team
High level of interpersonal skills and ability to prioritize
Ability to collaborate effectively with school teams, families and community agencies
Knowledge of student eligibility for Ministry of Education Vision category
Provide universal tier one supports for students with vision challenges in classrooms
Provide program/resource development for students with vision-based needs
Consult with district and school-based staff, parents and community agencies to support students with vision-based needs
Knowledge of current assistive technologies to support students with vision-based needs
A willingness to attend district-based professional development opportunities in an effort to stay current and implement best practices
A willingness to provide a variety of in-service opportunities to school and district staffTo apply, click on the following link and create a user account/profile.
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We appreciate your interest but regret that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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