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Burnaby School District 41 seeking full-time Vision Learning Support Teacher

The Burnaby School District is an urban district with 53 schools and sites, 24,000 students and a staff of 4,000. We currently have a dynamic duo of Vision Learning Support Teachers who work collaboratively with classroom teachers and school teams to support students with visual impairments, and provide them with an engaging, comprehensive and inclusive learning experience. We offer mentoring and collaboration with experienced team members and/or members in the field.

Applications are invited from qualified teachers for a full-time (1.0 FTE) position with the Burnaby School District starting immediately.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A diploma or Master’s degree in education of the visually impaired;
  • Previous classroom teaching experience and hold or be eligible for a current valid B.C. Teaching Certificate;
  • Ability to teach literary, Nemeth and UEB braille code;
  • Expertise in provision of alternate format instructional materials and specialized equipment, together with knowledge of technology and its application for blind and visually impaired students;
  • Successful experience in administering functional vision assessments;
  • Orientation and Mobility training an asset (preference given for COMS);
  • A valid driver’s license.

Written application for the above position, including resume, professional credentials, supporting documents and recent letters of reference, should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Burnaby School District
5325 Kincaid Street
Burnaby, B.C. V5G 1W2
E-mail: applications@sd41.bc.ca -- (it is helpful if the attachments are scanned as one document)

or apply on line at www.makeafuture.ca/burnaby.

Because the Burnaby School District has an aboriginal equity employment policy, an applicant may wish to self-identify, on a voluntary basis, whether she or he is of Aboriginal descent.

Appropriately qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by March 4, 2016; however, this posting remains open until filled.

Archival Date: 
Saturday, March 12, 2016
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