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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 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.

FAx, Fraser Academy’s Outreach Centre, serves learners in the community from elementary school to university who struggle with learning differences such as dyslexia, math and executive function. We provide professional development for educators and educational consulting for families, schools, and individuals.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a part-time remedial math specialist to join our After3 team. As a member of the team you will work one-to-one with students K-12 who have difficulty with number sense and developing skills in numeracy. You are a passionate educator skilled at adapting your instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners.  You will create individualized student lesson plans to support students at their level of need.  Lessons are personalized to each student and based on students’ individual learning profiles.

Position Type: Part-time

Reports to: Jo Stebbings, After3 Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Work 1:1 with students after school Monday to Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm
  • Sessions are 50 minutes and a minimum of two times per week
  • Design and implement diagnostic and prescriptive lessons in a multi-sensory manner
  • 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: 

  • 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics 
  • 2 years working with students in remedial math
  • Work with students with learning differences preferred

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to FAx at FAx@fraseracademy.ca.  Please note  only those shortlisted will be contacted. Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.

FAx, Fraser Academy’s Outreach Centre, serves learners in the community from elementary school to university who struggle with learning differences such as dyslexia, math and executive function. We provide professional development for educators and educational consulting for families, schools, and individuals.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a part-time Orton Gillingham (OG) trained instructor to join our After3 team. As a member of the FAx After3 team you will work one-to-one with students K-12 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 personalized to each student and based on students’ individual learning profiles.

Position Type: Part-time

Reports to: Jo Stebbings, After3 Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Work 1:1 with students after school Monday to Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm
  • Sessions are 50 minutes and a minimum of two times per week.
  • 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 related field (Psychology or Special Education)
  • Experience working with students who have learning differences preferred.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to FAx at FAx@fraseracademy.ca.  Please note  only those shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.

Fraser Academy is seeking a full time Junior Technical Support Specialist. The Junior Technical Support Specialist is the first line of support for all technical support for staff and students at our school. 

The ideal candidate will have a professional demeanour, be comfortable under pressure, and able to emphasize with students and staff when they experience technical difficulties. Communication and patience are key as you will be responsible for guiding end users through a troubleshooting process to solve problems. You must be friendly and speak clearly. 

The Junior Technical Support Specialist will act to proactively and reactively solve problems. They will provide support for: desktops, laptops, applications, printers, phones, tablets, network hardware, av systems, and cloud services. Additionally they will be responsible for organizing, managing, and scheduling hardware for temporary use and during the administration of exams. 

The position is ideal for recent graduates from a 2 year diploma program that specializes in computer system technology, networking, technical service and deskside support.

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 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 Technical Support Specialist will:

  • Provide first line support for staff and students
  • Organize, manage, schedule, and oversee the use of desktops and laptops
  • Assist in the imaging, deployment, and maintenance of computers and printers
  • Assist in the management of users in Active Directory
  • Maintain records as they relate to information technology
  • Creating training documents

The ideal candidate requires the following:

  • Certificate or higher in a computer related field
  • Hands on knowledge of technologies from: Microsoft (Windows 10, Server 2012), Google Suite, Cisco Meraki, Avaya, Apple (Mac OS, iOS), Android
  • Be detail oriented
  • Ability to multitask; work on multiple service tickets simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible and ask interested candidates to please submit a resume, cover letter and 3 references. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply please send applications to info@kanewhite.com.