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Job Description

Job Title:
Elementary Learning Support Teacher
School / Location:
School / Department:
Elementary/Primary
Job Status:
Full-time
Salary Code:
Teacher
Work Days / Hours:
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Ronnie Caldwell, Principal
Requisition Number:
03-2324-019
Summary

We are looking for a qualified and passionate learning support teacher, who will be part of our excellent student support team. The position carries responsibility for assisting Elementary school students who are English language learners and/or students who have learning differences.  

The learning support is a combination of pullout and inclusion help. The learning support teacher will work with the classroom teachers to determine the best time and place to support each student.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Plan and deliver lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly defined and documented curriculum
  • Deliver an active, hands-on and student-centered programme to promote learning
  • Maintain students attendance records, grades and other required records
  • Evaluate and grade students classwork and assignments
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations/assessments
  • Assist students who need extra help with their coursework outside of class
  • Observe, monitor and record student progress
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities within the class
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues
  • Support district and school initiatives with professionalism
  • Demonstrate creativity
  • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues
  • Provide supervision to student “after school activity” or coach/assistant coach athletic teams
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students and staff at all times
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or the Assistant Principals
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Certification as a Teacher
  • Certification in Special Education
  • Certification as an ELL (English Language Learner) teacher
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Experience as a learning support and/or ELL teacher at Elementary school level

Skills

  • Excellent command of English, both written and oral
  • Highly-developed classroom management skill
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Maturity to handle a range of situations
  • Sound knowledge of Google Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Loyalty and a high level of confidentiality