Senior School Learning Resources Support

Two full-time, one-year positions, September, 2018 to June, 2019.

The successful candidates will have the following skills, background and interest:

  • A solid understanding of the BC curriculum and core competencies;
  • Proficiency with instruction in, and application of, individualized learning strategies and assistive technologies;
  • Experience with Individualized Education Plans and following up with a success plan for student learning;
  • Demonstrated ability to create, implement and maintain documentation required by the Ministry of Education to support students with exceptionalities;
  • Experience using assistive technology as a tool to support learning (including devices such as MacBooks, Chromebooks, Google Classroom, Moodle);
  • A passion for ongoing learning and professional development;
  • Strong communication/collaboration skills as part of a multidisciplinary team;
  • Demonstrated professionalism and excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Proficiency in applying current best differentiation practices to meet the needs of all learners;
  • Detail oriented and proficient in using technology for communication;
  • Strong ability to work well in a team and share instructional resources and strategies;
  • Flexibility, accountability, and integrity;
  • One of the two positions will require a strong knowledge of math, science and technology (particularly at the Grade 9 and 10 level);
  • Comfort in organizing and leading assessment periods.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting a variety of learners including students with learning disabilities, giftedness, challenges with mental health and executive functioning weaknesses;
  • Creating, implementing and maintaining documentation required by the Ministry of Education to support students with exceptionalities;
  • Consistent and regular communication with our families;
  • Providing small group learning supports that are highly individualized, as well as supporting student learning in an integrated diverse class;
  • Liaising with teaching faculty, parents and administration as an advocate for students;
  • Contributing to the extra-curricular life of the school;
  • Outreach to the wider school community.

Application Details

Applicants are requested to supply a résumé with references, accompanied by a cover letter outlining the candidate’s particular strengths and how the candidate is well-suited to teaching in a rich academic program.

Please respond by email on or prior to Monday, March 5, 2018 to:

Eliot Anderson, Director of Senior School
St. Michaels University School
3400 Richmond Road
Victoria, BC V8P 4P5
Application for LR Support

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted; no phone calls, please. Once a successful candidate is hired, the posting will be removed from our Current Opportunities page. Thank you for your interest in our school.

St. Michaels University School is one of Canada’s leading co-educational, independent day and boarding schools. It was recently recognized by the College Board as the top school in Canada for Advanced Placement Equity and Excellence as well as placing among the top 60 schools worldwide.

Our boarding population is recruited nationally and internationally to form a rich and diverse community. Our students come from over 20 different countries and our school community represents over 40 different ethnic backgrounds. Our graduates attend the top universities in the world, many of them on scholarships. The faculty culture of excellence is supported by healthy professional development resources and a dynamic program of professional growth, which has earned them national and international recognition, including several Prime Minister’s Teaching Awards.

The school pursues academic success in an environment where the character and the self also grow.

For more information about St. Michaels University School, please refer to the rest of our website.