Teacher Librarian/Student Support Teacher

School District No. 20
Posted a month ago

Job Description

Competition # 23-T-18

Kinnaird Elementary School

1.0 FTE Teacher Librarian/Student Support Teacher

Temporary: Immediately – June 30, 2023 or full return of the incumbent


  • BC Certification
  • Bachelor of Education in Library Science or Diploma in Library Science is an asset or Bachelor of Education with a focus on Special Education or equivalent training that includes coursework in the following areas:
  • students with special needs including Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • assessment/testing theory and practice
  • strategies for adapting and modifying curriculum to meet the diverse needs of students
  • Previous experience working as a teacher librarian at the elementary level is preferred
  • Previous teaching experience in Special Education at the elementary level is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with Destiny (automated library program)
  • Expertise in a wide range of teaching and behavioural management strategies including skill development in social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication and social skills
  • Knowledge of methods for evaluating and selecting instructional materials suitable for students with a variety of special needs
  • Knowledge and understanding of child and youth mental health issues
  • Ability to carry out a variety of assessments, including classroom observation, curriculum-based assessment and diagnostic teaching methods, administration and interpretation of norm-referenced assessment instruments to Level B
  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate an IEP in consultation with classroom teacher(s), parents, students, staff and district and community resource personnel
  • Formal training and experience administering Woodcock Johnson III Achievement Test battery
  • Working knowledge of computer-based learning software (i.e. Texhelp Read and Write, EquatIO, G Suite, Moodle, Microsoft Office apps, Microsoft Sharepoint etc.)
  • Working knowledge of assistive software (i.e. Boardmaker, SETBC, ARC BC, Lessonpix, iPage apps etc.)
  • Working knowledge and ability to facilitate the use of the school’s Sensory Lab.
  • Direct, supervise and support the work of Educational Assistants/Child Care Workers
  • An understanding of inclusion and how to support the school community towards this belief set
  • Ability to support, model, co-teach and collaborate around best practice to support an inclusive classroom
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and classroom management skills

For further information, please contact Leanne McKenzie, Principal, at 250-365-8478.

Applications should be sent to Mrs. Marcy VanKoughnett, Assistant Superintendent – Human Resources, School District No. 20 (Kootenay-Columbia) by 12:00 (Noon), Monday, May 1, 2023.

Please note we only accept online applications. Please apply online through www.makeafuture.ca

Applicants agree to confidential reference checks, including all previous employers.

We appreciate your interest but regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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