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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’s FAx Outreach Centre is seeking a part-time remedial Math Specialist to join our After3 team. FAx serves elementary, middle, and senior school students in the community who struggle with the development of numeracy skills and may or may not have a Specific Learning Disability in Math.

Job Summary:

As a member of the After3 team with experience in remedial math instruction, you will be involved in creating individualized learning plans in a one-to-one or small group setting. You will design and implement lessons to build skills in numeracy including number sense, math vocabulary, estimation, calculation, measurements, and word problems using a mediated instructional approach. The ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge of the cognitive processes affecting students with learning disabilities and have a passion for remedial math education.

Position Type: Part-time, After school

Reports to: Executive Director FAx

Responsibilities:

  • Work one-to-one with K – 12 students after school, Monday-Thursday
  • Design and implement individualized lessons 
  • Utilize Fraser Academy resources to support lesson planning
  • Be able to contribute to IEP’s and have a working knowledge of psycho educational assessments
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Write twice yearly progress reports

Competencies

  • Provide a structured, flexible, multi sensory learning experience for students
  • Be able to connect and build rapport with students of all ages and academic levels
  • Provide dynamic, innovative and engaging math experiences that focus on student success
  • Exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with students, families, colleagues, and administrators
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills
  • Thrives in a collaborative, flexible, supportive team environment
  • Committed to professional growth

Requirements:

  • Teaching Certificate or Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics
  • Math Specialty
  • Knowledge of Orton-Gillingham and/or NILD methodology is an asset

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Erin Kline, Executive Director, FAx: ekline@fraseracademy.ca

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Fraser Academyx (FAx), is seeking a part-time Executive Function coach to join our team. We serve elementary, high school, and university students in the community who struggle with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia and/or executive functioning challenges.

Job Summary:

As a member of the FAx team, you will work one-to-one with students who have executive function challenges in planning, prioritizing, organization, working memory, cognitive shift, and self awareness. You will create individualized student lesson plans based on the FAx’s EF curriculum and EF coaching model.  

Position Type: Part-time, Monday – Thursday

Reports to: Director, Educational Consulting, FAx

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct student diagnostic to determine strengths and weaknesses in executive function
  • Understand psycho educational assessments and how the student’s profile impacts learning
  • Design and implement individualized lessons based on student profile following the FAx EF coaching model
  • Provide input for student IEPs
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Write twice yearly report cards

Competencies:

  • Implement a collaborative approach using mediated instruction
  • Provide a structured, flexible, multi sensory learning experience for students
  • Be able to connect and build rapport with students of all ages and academic levels
  • Demonstrate an appreciation for literacy and the structures of the English language
  • Exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with students, families, colleagues, and administrators
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills
  • Commitment to professional development

Requirements:

  • Experience working with students with LD and/or Executive Function challenges
  • 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (such as psychology, or Special Education)
  • OG, NILD certification an asset

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Jo Stebbings, Director, Educational Consulting: jstebbings@fraseracademy.ca

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Fraser Academy x (FAx), is seeking a part-time OG instructor to join our team. We serve elementary, high school, and university students in the community who struggle with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia and/or executive functioning challenges.

Job Summary:

As a member of the FAx team and an Orton-Gillingham trained instructor, you will work one-to-one with students who have language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia. You will create individualized student lesson plans to support students in reading, spelling, writing and comprehension.  Lessons are based on students’ individual learning profiles.

Position Type: Part-time

Reports to: Executive Director, FAx

Responsibilities:

  • Work 1:1 with students after school from 4:00 to 7:00 pm
  • Design and implement lessons following tenets of Orton Gillingham and mediated instruction
  • Create individual student lesson plans based on student IEP/profile
  • Be familiar with psycho-educational assessments
  • Participate in professional development opportunities
  • Complete twice yearly progress reports
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Provide written and oral communication with parents

Competencies:

  • Provide a structured, flexible, enthusiastic learning experience for students
  • Thrive in a collaborative, supportive team environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • An active commitment to ongoing professional growth
  • Exemplary communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills (students, colleagues, and parents)

Requirements: 

  • Orton Gillingham Certification
  • 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Psychology or Special Education)

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Erin Kline, Executive Director at FAx: 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 Learning Specialist to join our team of educators starting 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.

Job Summary:

As a member of the Learning Services team and an Orton Gillingham trained educator, you will be involved in creating individualized student learning plans and designing and implementing lessons to build literacy, executive functioning and cognitive processing for students with learning differences such as dyslexia. This role requires someone who can demonstrate excellence in instructional practices and who has a passion for remedial education.

Position Type: Permanent, Full-time

Reports to: Director of Learning Services

Responsibilities:

● Work 1:1 with students
● Design and implement lessons following tenets of Orton Gillingham and mediated learning
● Create individual student learning plans based on student IEP/profile
● Facilitate individualized instruction of Executive Function curriculum
● Complete regular reports, year plans, and contribute to IEP’s
● Supervise groups of children during recess, lunch, and/or after school
● Participate in professional development opportunities
● Integrate fully in school life

Competencies:

● Provide a structured, flexible, enthusiastic learning experience for students
● Thrive in a collaborative, supportive team environment
● Strong organizational and time management skills
● An active commitment to ongoing professional growth
● Exemplary communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills (students, colleagues, and parents)

Requirements:

● Orton Gillingham Certification
● 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree
● 2 year’s experience working with students with learning differences
● English degree an asset

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Colleen Chow, Director of Learning Services: cchow@fraseracademy.ca. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.

Fraser Academy is an independent school serving students in Grades 2-12 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.

Job Summary:

We are currently looking for a proven Administrative Assistant, Receptionist to join our dynamic team. Do you have a passion for providing outstanding administrative support to a growing organization? Do you thrive on ensuring the administrative responsibilities of the organization take place efficiently, accurately, and proactively? We are looking for a self-starter, who looks to better support their team.

Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Reports to: Office Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Greeting and directing students, parents and school visitors
  • Maintaining an organized reception area
  • Providing administrative support to the Deputy Head of School, Assistant Head of School, Business Manager and other key administrative staff
  • Keep filing systems organized including electronic and hard copy filing
  • Managing photocopier and all onsite services
  • Answering and directing incoming calls
  • Word processing and data entry
  • Scanning, filing, calendar management
  • Ordering of office supplies
  • Filing and retrieval of organizational documents, records and reports
  • Creating and supplying queries, reports and lists
  • Providing basic first aid to students and contacting parents when necessary
  • Organizing events and catering, as well as the set up and clean up
  • Assisting with other tasks as needed

Core Competencies and Skills:

  • Professionalism
  • Highly organized
  • Able to multitask and switch from task to task easily
  • Friendly and energetic
  • Solution and service driven
  • Willingness to tackle all assignments with enthusiasm

 Requirements:

  • 2-3 year experience in a similar role, preferable in a school setting
  • Post-secondary education in administration an asset
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office & Google Docs
  • Accurate and efficient data entry skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Desire to grow and develop in the area of Administration
  • First-aid certification or is willing to complete the training

We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible and ask interested candidates to please submit a resume, cover letter and references. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply please send applications to blynch@fraseracademy.ca.