Arrowsmith Teacher
Winnipeg, MB
Winnipeg, MB
Salary: $42,000.00 to $47,000.00 /year

The Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba has proudly offered the Arrowsmith Program since September 2013. The Arrowsmith Program addresses learning disabilities through a cognitive approach that improves both brain deficits and academic outcomes. The Arrowsmith program is a unique cognitive program. The successful candidate will be provided with an intensive three-week training course that runs during July, 2019 in Toronto. For more

Areas of Responsibilities:
The Cognitive Classroom Teacher provides a positive classroom environment and guides, supports and encourages all students, recognizing that students are working toward a common goal of increasing their learning capacities. A cognitive teacher ensures their students are actively engaged in the Arrowsmith Program exercises and following the exercise procedures. The Cognitive Classroom Teacher supports students to stay motivated by teaching them the purpose of the exercises and finding ways of enhancing their ongoing perseverance, utilizing methods of internal and external motivation. The Cognitive Classroom Teacher tracks and analyses student data on a daily basis identifying trends of slow or accelerated progress and problem solving to address issues as well as assesses progress data on a monthly and yearly basis. Progress is communicated to students and parents regularly through informal and formal meetings and formal reports.

Required Skills
We are looking for a professional, self-motivated team member who promotes a positive work environment. Candidates must have:

Proven ability to multi-task
Good analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong organizational skills
Ability to share ideas and exchange information appropriately with other LDAM Staff
Energetic and self-directed
Excellent eye for detail
Willingness to help promote student independence and appropriate peer interactions
Patience in teaching individuals who have difficulty learning new concepts
Keep daily records of student progress
Keep students and parents informed about progress
Appreciation of the difference the Arrowsmith Program can make in people’s lives
Proficiency with online collaborative tools
College diploma, bachelor’s degree or teacher certification
A minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience working in a classroom or equivalent environment with students
Exceptional classroom management skills
Able to follow direction, learn new tasks quickly and work with minimal supervision.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including spreadsheets and data base software
General knowledge of office routines
Excellent computer and keyboarding skills
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