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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).

Fraser Academy Junior School is currently seeking elementary trained Teachers On Call.

Fraser Academy is a fully accredited day school, which focuses on educating students in grades 1-12 with language-based learning disabilities. The Junior School consists of 58 students in Grades 2-6 . 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 specialist teachers.

The ideal candidate requires the following:

  • Bachelor of Education or Special Education
  • Valid certification from the British Columbia Teacher Regulation Board
  • A comprehensive understanding of current British Columbia Ministry of Education curriculum in area of specialization
  • Able to motivate students with a range of abilities and learning styles
  • Strong classroom management and communication skills and a reflective practice
  • Assist with supervision duties and after school homework support

Applications and Other Documents:

Interested candidates may apply via email by submitting their resume, cover letter, and three references to Erin Cranston, Director of Junior School: ecranston@fraseracademy.ca

Contact Information:

Erin Cranston
Director of Junior School
Fraser Academy
2294 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6K 2H8

Email: ecranston@fraseracademy.ca

Full time Position

Fraser Academy Middle/Senior School is offering an internship for a high school trained teacher.

Located in Kitsilano, Fraser Academy is a highly effective academic school, specifically for students grades 1 to 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).

Opportunities:

  • Belong to a team of dedicated professionals
  • Continue professional growth and development through in-school workshops, speakers, and collaborative time with experienced teachers
  • Participate in field trips, outdoor education trips, athletics, clubs, and leadership development

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with teachers to plan and teach units of study
  • Participate in extracurricular activities (e.g. clubs, athletics, outdoor education, leadership development and supervision)
  • Teacher-on-call assignments as required (Gr 7-12)

The ideal candidate requires the following:

  • Bachelor of Education or Special Education
  • 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 communication and interpersonal skills

No prior teaching experience in a school setting other than a practicum is required.

Interested candidates may apply via email by submitting their resume, cover letter, and three references to Tasso Kanavos, Assistant Head of School, Student Life: tkanavos@fraseracademy.ca.

 

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, Department Head, Learning Services, at jstebbings@fraseracademy.ca. We will contact only those candidates we wish to interview.