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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 for the 2021-2022 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.

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 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. For more information please visit us at www.fraseracademy.ca.

The Opportunity

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: Head Secretary

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
  •   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
  •   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.

Fraser Academy is seeking a passionate and motivated Junior School Intermediate Homeroom Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. 

Fraser Academy is a fully accredited day school, which focuses on educating students in Grades 2-12 with language-based learning disabilities. 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).

Job Tasks

  • Teach Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Mathematics or Learning Services
  • Design and implement course outlines, unit plans, lessons plans, and assessments that correspond with B.C.’s New Curriculum
  • Implement school wide programs into teaching, including Executive Functioning, Building Cognition, and Character Development 
  • Support the development of the Individual Education Plans for each student in the class
  • Collaborate with faculty members to ensure students receive the highest quality education and programming
  • Provide ongoing feedback to students and parent/guardians regarding student progress
  • Participate in co-curricular activities that enhance students’ experiences at school

Competencies

  • Demonstrates patience and flexibility as a teacher
  • Motivates and engages with a range of learning styles
  • Provides a safe and positive learning environment for all students
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Exemplary communication in English (oral and written) and interpersonal skills (students, colleagues, and parents)
  • Experience teaching reading using a structured literacy approach
  • Experience using education technology within the classroom (interactive projectors, Google Apps, iPads)

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Education
  • BC teacher certification

Preference will be given to those with Orton Gillingham certification or those available for training from July 5 through 16, 2020 and those with experience teaching students who have learning differences.  A Class-4 License or willingness to obtain one is also an asset.

Start date: Late August, 2021

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter 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!

Fraser Academy is seeking a permanent full-time Middle and Senior School Math Teacher to join our team of educators in the 2021-2022 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 School Math Teacher

Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time

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

Job Summary

As a Math Teacher, you will play an important role in developing mathematical thinking in students, and promoting 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 mathematical field of study relevant training. Additional minor in science is an asset.
  • 2+ years of experience teaching Math is an asset 
  • 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!