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Located in Vancouver, BC’s Kitsilano neighbourhood, Fraser Academy is a leader in the field of education for students in grades 1-12 with language-based learning and processing disabilities, including dyslexia.

With a maximum of 10 students per class, the school follows the BC Ministry of Education curriculum. An impressive 90% of Fraser Academy grads go onto post-secondary education.

Fraser Academy is an accredited member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), the Independent Schools Association of British Columbia (ISABC), the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and the Federation of Independent Schools Association (FISA).

About Our School

Fraser Academy is an independent school serving students in grades 1-12 with dyslexia and language-based learning differences in Vancouver, BC. We are proud to provide a learner-centric environment with the most effective research-based methods to optimize personalized learning, cognitive development, and post secondary opportunities.

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for a Junior Accountant to join our dynamic team! This role would be a great fit for a recent CPA grad or someone actively pursuing their designation. We are looking for a candidate who wants experience with hands on accounting and bookkeeping but aspires to continue to develop their skills.

Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time (40hrs/wk), Mon-Fri, 7:30am-4:00pm

Reports to: Business Manager

Position Summary and Mandate:
The purpose of the position is to provide bookkeeping and administrative support to the Business Manager in a way that ensures monthly accounting and banking transactions are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

Responsibilities:

Supports the business manager with:

  • Analyzing, reconciling, balancing and maintaining accounting records
  • Researching processing problems, by contacting unit or vendors to resolve the problem and expedite payment. Responding to inquiries by telephone or in writing and refers complex to ensure a solution is found.
  • Reconciling account balances for the purpose for maintaining accurate account balances and complying with accounting policies, practices and regulations
  • Preparing all the working papers needed by external auditor

The Junior Accountant is responsible for:

  • Processes monthly accounts payable in a timely manner, including cheque runs and expense reimbursements
  • Makes bank deposits at least twice per week or as needed, including required payment application
  • Prepares invoices for tuition, after school care, and others as assigned
  • Reconciles various payables accounts and tuition account
    Maintains accurate and up to date Excel spreadsheets such as: the tuition spreadsheet related to tuition payments for invoicing and reconciliation of the G/L, the RBC Visa spreadsheet, Petty Cash spreadsheet ensuring it is downloaded and keyed into G/L account, and the after-school-care, School Bus spreadsheet, etc .to simplify and expedite invoicing
  • Acts as back up and general support for front office activities, including filling in for receptionists during their breaks or absences; acts as a team member to ensure smooth functioning of the front office
  • Ensures filing (paper or electronic is up to date for all A/P and deposits
  • Provides administrative support for special events such as the Gala and attends events when required to assist as needed

Success Measurements:

  • Payables and deposits are made on time so that no interest is paid, and phone calls regarding status of A/P payments are infrequent or non- existent
  • Follow up occurs on cheques to be signed to ensure they are sent out in a timely manner; ongoing monitoring takes place on status of A/P to stay on top of what’s urgent and what’s not
  • Tasks completed with utmost accuracy in all tasks, from data entry to posting and invoice payments; continually working toward zero errors, with targets set every month to track progress and improvement
  • Demonstrates behaviours of a team player; takes the initiative to understand what the receptionist does and learns the operations of front office in order to answer questions and respond fully to inquiries within the scope of that office
  • The Business Manager has trust that the Accounting Assistant can perform the work without supervision, and that the Assistant is exercising good judgment on deposits and trouble shooting and problem solving satisfactorily when required

Requirements

  • CPA Designation or actively working towards CPA Designation
  • 1-3 Years of accounting and bookkeeping experience
  • Experience in service industry, education, or not-for-profit preferred

To apply please send your resume to info@kanewhite.com.

Fraser Academy is seeking a permanent full-time Middle & Senior Chemistry/Math Teacher to join our team of educators in the 2018-19 school year.

Fraser Academy is a fully accredited day school, which focuses on educating students in Grades 2-12 with language-based learning disabilities. These students are taught in small class sizes with up to ten students. Each student receives one-to-one language training daily and works with a variety of subject specialist teachers.

Fraser Academy is also an accredited member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), the Independent Schools Association of British Columbia (ISABC), the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and the Federation of Independent Schools Association (FISA).

Position: Middle/Senior Chemistry/Math Teacher

 

Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time

 

Reports to: Director, Academics & Curriculum, and Head of Department

 

Job Summary

 

As a Science  or Math Teacher, you will play an important role in developing scientific and mathematical thinking in students, and promoting science and math throughout the school. You will work with a collaborative, dynamic team of educators and staff who are passionate about the success of all learners. This role requires someone who can adapt and adjust their teaching to meet the diverse needs of each learner and is passionate about student success. Excellent instructional practice and an eagerness to learn and grow as an educator are required for this role.

 

Opportunities

  • Belong to and collaborate with a team of dedicated professionals
  • Continue professional growth and learning through a variety of development opportunities
  • Participate in field trips, outdoor education trips, athletics, clubs, and leadership development

 

Responsibilities

  • Plan, teach & assess your students
  • Support the development of the IEP for each student in your classes
  • Design and implement lessons that build core competencies and support growth in executive functioning and cognitive processing using in-school programs (training provided)
  • Participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities that enhance students’ experiences at school

 

Competencies

  • Provides a dynamic, innovative, adaptive and enthusiastic learning experience to students
  • Thrives in a collaborative, flexible and supportive team environment
  • Strong organizational, time management skills
  • An active commitment to ongoing professional growth and development
  • Exemplary communication in English (oral and written) and interpersonal skills (students, colleagues, parents)
  • Passion for continuous improvement

 

Requirements

  • 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific or mathematical field of study (with appropriate chemistry experience)
  • 2+ years of experience teaching Science  or Math
  • Work with students who have learning differences preferred
  • Bachelor of Education
  • BC Teacher certification (or equivalent),
  • Independent school experience, and coaching/extracurricular experience are all assets.

 

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to Travis Thielmann at tthielmann@fraseracademy.ca. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!

Fraser Academy is seeking engaging, empathetic, and dedicated Middle, and Senior School Teachers on Call to join our team of educators.

Located in Kitsilano, Fraser Academy is a highly effective academic school, specifically for students in grades 1-12 who have dyslexia or other related language-based processing difficulties. With a maximum of ten students per class, the school follows the B.C. Ministry of Education curriculum. An impressive 90% of Fraser Academy grads go onto post-secondary education. For more information about the school, please go to our website, www.fraseracademy.ca.

Fraser Academy is an accredited member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), the Independent Schools Association of British Columbia (ISABC), the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and the Federation of Independent Schools Association (FISA).

The ideal candidate possesses the following:

  • Bachelor of Education and undergraduate degree in Math or Science
  • Experience working with students who have language-based learning disabilities
  • Certification from the British Columbia Teacher Regulation Branch or certification application in process
  • Able to encourage and motivate students with a range of abilities and learning styles
  • Strong understanding of thinking skills development
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Travis Thielmann, Director, Academics & Curriculum, at tthielmann@fraseracademy.ca.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!

Fraser Academy is seeking a permanent 0.75 FTE educator to join our team for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year.

Fraser Academy is a fully accredited day school, which focuses on educating students in Grades 2-12 with language-based learning disabilities. These students are taught in small class sizes with up to ten students. Each student receives one-to-one language training daily and works with a variety of subject specialist teachers.
Fraser Academy is also an accredited member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), the Independent Schools Association of British Columbia (ISABC), the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and the Federation of Independent Schools Association (FISA).

Position: Math Specialist/Remedial Instructor

Position Type: Permanent, 0.75 FTE (1:00 pm-7:00 pm)

Reports to: Executive Director, Outreach Center

Job Summary

As a Math Specialist and Remedial Instructor, you will play an important role in the critical, creative and collaborative thinking of students with regards to mathematics throughout the school and in the After3 tutoring program. You will work with a collaborative, dynamic team of educators and staff who are passionate about the success of all learners. This role requires someone who can adapt and adjust their instruction to meet the diverse needs of each learner and is passionate about student success. Excellent instructional practice in developing numeracy skills and numbers sense are required for this role.

Opportunities

  • Belong to and collaborate with a team of dedicated professionals
  • Continue professional growth and learning through a variety of development opportunities in remedial mathematics

Responsibilities

  • Plan and provide your students diagnostic and prescriptive lessons in mathematics
  • Support the development of the IEP for each students in mathematics
  • Provide assessments of student growth and progress a minimum of once per Semester

Competencies

  • Provides a dynamic, innovative, adaptive and enthusiastic learning experience to students
  • Thrives in a collaborative, flexible and supportive team environment
    Strong organizational, time management skills
  • An active commitment to ongoing professional growth and development
  • Exemplary Passion for continuous improvement

Requirements

  • 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics
  • 2+ years of experience working with learners in mathematics
  • Work with students who have learning differences preferred

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to Erin Kline at ekline@fraseracademy.ca. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!

Fraser Academy’s After3 program is seeking a part-time educator to join our team for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year.

Fraser Academy is a fully accredited day school, which focuses on educating students in Grades 2-12 with language-based learning disabilities. This includes an After3 program that supports students with learning differences, who are not in our day program, but need intensive one-to-one remediation in math, English or Executive Function skills to become successful learners.
Fraser Academy is also an accredited member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), the Independent Schools Association of British Columbia (ISABC), the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and the Federation of Independent Schools Association (FISA).

Position: Math Specialist/Remedial Instructor

Position Type: Part-time

Reports to: Executive Director, Outreach Center

Job Summary

As a Math Specialist and Remedial Instructor, you will play an important role in the critical, creative and collaborative thinking of students with regards to mathematics in the After3 Program. You will work with a collaborative, dynamic team of educators and staff who are passionate about the success of all learners. This role requires someone who can adapt and adjust their instruction to meet the diverse needs of each learner and is passionate about student success. Excellent instructional practice in developing numeracy skills and numbers sense are required for this role.

Opportunities

  • Belong to a team of dedicated professionals
  • Continue professional growth and learning through a variety of development opportunities in remedial mathematics

Responsibilities

  • Plan and provide your students diagnostic and prescriptive lessons in mathematics
  • Provide assessments of student growth and progress once per Semester

Competencies

  • Provides a dynamic, innovative, adaptive and enthusiastic learning experience to students
  • Thrives in a flexible and supportive environment
  • Strong organizational, time management skills
  • An active commitment to ongoing professional growth and development
    Passion for continuous improvement

Requirements

  • 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics
  • 2+ years of experience working with learners in mathematics
  • Work with students who have learning differences preferred

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to Erin Kline at ekline@fraseracademy.ca. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!

Fraser Academy is seeking a permanent full-time English teacher to join our team of educators as soon as possible.

Fraser Academy is a fully accredited day school, which focuses on educating students in Grades 2-12 with language-based learning disabilities. These students are taught in small class sizes with up to ten students. Each student receives one-to-one language training daily and works with a variety of subject specialist teachers.
Fraser Academy is also an accredited member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), the Independent Schools Association of British Columbia (ISABC), the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and the Federation of Independent Schools Association (FISA).

Position: Md/Sr English Teacher

Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Reports to: Director of Teaching and Learning, and Head of Department

Job Summary

As an English Teacher, you will play an important role in critical, creative and collaborative thinking in students, and promoting good communication and citizenship throughout the school. You will work with a collaborative, dynamic team of educators and staff who are passionate about the success of all learners. This role requires someone who can adapt and adjust their teaching to meet the diverse needs of each learner and is passionate about student success. Excellent instructional practice and an eagerness to learn and grow as an educator are required for this role.

Opportunities

  • Belong to and collaborate with a team of dedicated professionals
  • Continue professional growth and learning through a variety of development opportunities
  • Participate in field trips, outdoor education trips, athletics, clubs, and leadership development

Responsibilities

  • Plan, teach & assess your students
  • Support the development of the IEP for each student in your classes
  • Design and implement lessons that build core competencies and support growth in executive functioning and cognitive processing using in-school programs (training provided)
  • Participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities that enhance students’ experiences at school

Competencies

  • Provides a dynamic, innovative, adaptive and enthusiastic learning experience to students
  • Thrives in a collaborative, flexible and supportive team environment
  • Strong organizational, time management skills
  • An active commitment to ongoing professional growth and development
  • Exemplary communication in English (oral and written) and interpersonal skills (students, colleagues, parents)
  • Passion for continuous improvement

Requirements

  • 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree in English
  • 2+ years of experience teaching
  • Work with students who have learning differences preferred
  • Bachelor of Education
  • BC Teacher certification (or equivalent),
  • Independent school experience, and coaching/extracurricular experience are all assets.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to Erin Kline at ekline@fraseracademy.ca. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!

Fraser Academy invites applications for part-time experienced Orton-Gillingham Tutors to work in our Fraser After 3 Program running Mondays to Thursday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm during the school year. Successful candidates may choose how many students they wish to tutor. Each student will have a minimum of two sessions per week.

Candidates must have an undergraduate university degree and relevant experience working with children and adolescents. In addition to teaching foundational reading and spelling skills, Fraser Academy tutors provide support in writing skills, study skills as well as strategies for reading comprehension and executive functioning difficulties. Programs are tailored to meet individual student needs.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Jo Stebbings, Director of Learning Services, at jstebbings@fraseracademy.ca. We will contact only those candidates we wish to interview.

Fraser Academy – Full time, permanent position

Fraser Academy invites applications for a full time Orton Gillingham practitioner/Learning Specialist for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

Located in Kitsilano, Fraser Academy is a fully accredited and highly effective academic day school, specifically for students Grades 2 to 12 who have dyslexia or other related language-based, learning and processing difficulties. With a maximum of ten students per class, the school follows the B.C. Ministry of Education Curriculum. An impressive 90% of Fraser Academy grads go onto post-secondary education. For more information about the school, please go to our website: www.fraseracademy.ca. Fraser Academy’s Learning Specialists are professionals who integrate fully into school life in areas including faculty team meetings, clubs, coaching, supervision, and professional development.

Fraser Academy is an accredited member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), the Independent Schools Association of British Columbia (ISABC), the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and the Federation of Independent Schools Association (FISA).

Overview:

Fraser Academy is inviting applications from compassionate, innovative and qualified Orton Gillingham trained Learning Specialists. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in instructional practices, have a passion for remedial education, and a strong understanding of how to interpret psycho-educational assessments and create student IEP’s to support individualized learning. This individual will have opportunities to be involved in the co-curricular and extracurricular activities that enhance students’ experiences at school. Under the Director of Learning Services, the successful candidate will play a key role in creating individual student learning plans and designing and implementing lessons to build literacy, executive functioning and cognitive processing.

Orton Gillingham training may be provided on a case by case basis, for suitable candidates.

Qualifications:

  • Orton Gillingham certification
  • 4 Year Bachelor’s degree, BA English an asset
  • Experience working with students who have learning differences such as dyslexia
  • Independent School experience an asset
  • Coaching and/or extracurricular experience is an asset

Desired Qualities and Competencies:

  • Strong knowledge of Orton Gillingham approach to language instruction
  • Demonstrated experiences as a dynamic, innovative and enthusiastic educator
  • Collaborative,flexible, supportive and a team player
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships with all stakeholders
  • Exemplary communication skills (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to educating the whole student
  • Committed to continuous professional growth and improvement
  • Ability to create structured individualized programs to meet the needs of each student
  • A solid understanding of the creation and implementation of Individual Education Plans

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Colleen Chow, Director of Learning Services, at cchow@fraseracademy.ca. We will contact only those candidates we wish to interview.

Fraser Academy is seeking engaging, empathetic, and dedicated Junior, Middle, and Senior School Teachers on Call to join our team of educators.

Located in Kitsilano, Fraser Academy is a highly effective academic school, specifically for students in grades 1-12 who have dyslexia or other related language-based processing difficulties. With a maximum of ten students per class, the school follows the B.C. Ministry of Education curriculum. An impressive 90% of Fraser Academy grads go onto post-secondary education. 

Fraser Academy is an accredited member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), the Independent Schools Association of British Columbia (ISABC), the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and the Federation of Independent Schools Association (FISA).

The ideal candidate possesses the following:

  • Bachelor of Education and undergraduate degree in a teachable subject
  • Experience working with students who have language-based learning disabilities
  • Certification from the British Columbia Teacher Regulation Branch or certification application in process
  • Able to encourage and motivate students with a range of abilities and learning styles
  • Strong understanding of thinking skills development
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Erin Cranston, Director of Junior School, at ecranston@fraseracademy.ca.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!