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Job Description

Job Title:
Elementary Learning Support Teacher
School / Location:
School / Department:
Job Status:
Salary Code:
Work Days / Hours:
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Shina George, Assistant Principal of Elementary School
Requisition Number:

We are looking for a qualified and passionate learning support teacher, who will be part of our growing learning 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)
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students and staff at all times
  • Support students to meet the goals, objectives, and expectations of our school curriculum
  • Assist students who need extra help with their coursework outside of class
  • Respond appropriately to the range of student needs and abilities
  • Support teachers to differentiate lessons and meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Maintain students attendance records, grades and other required records
  • Evaluate and grade students classwork and assignments
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations/assessments
  • Observe, monitor and record student progress and give appropriate feedback
  • 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 and talking with colleagues
  • 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
  • Be fluent in English, oral and written
  • Embody, uphold, and promote the ISG Learning Principles:
    • Students learn best with voice and choice
    • Learning is a reflective practice
    • Learning requires a safe, collaborative environment
    • Learning requires feedback for growth
    • Learning inspires passionate engagement
    • Learning from failure requires a growth mindset
    • Appropriate challenge engages and motivates learners
  • Embody, uphold and promote the ISG Assessment Beliefs:
    • Purpose:

      • The purpose of assessment is to improve learning
    • Beliefs:
      • The student is the first and most important user of assessment data
      • Reflection is integral to deep learning
      • Assessments should be aligned with adopted standards
      • Feedback to students should be timely, targeted, accurate, actionable, ongoing, and embedded in the assessment process
      • Assessments should produce accurate data capable of informing instruction and learning
      • Assessments should give students opportunities to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways
      • Creating and upholding structures that support teacher collaboration around assessment practices will enhance student learning
  • Strive to help students demonstrate and embody the characteristics of the ISG Profile of Graduates:
    • Leadership - inspire and motivate others
    • Collaboration - purposeful and effective interaction with others
    • Individuality - self-development, confidence, and motivation
    • Open mindedness - embrace and respect diverse ideas to refine perspective(s), balance judgment, and inspire compassion
    • Balance - well-roundedness, focus, and sustenance of a healthy mental and physical lifestyle through an efficient and proficient use of time
    • Integrity - willingness and desire to do the right thing
    • Growth mindset - belief that talents may be learned and perfected through perseverance
    • Critical thinking - apply multiple perspectives and deep reasoning to real world situations
  • 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 as a learning support and/or ELL teacher at Elementary school level


  • 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