Alt Ed Teacher
School District #75 (Mission)
Mission, BC
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Alt Ed Teacher




September 3, 2019 to June 30, 2020


Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline(s)

Specific coursework in Curriculum and Instruction or Special Education, or Counselling Psychology is desirable

Successful experience and or qualifications with counselling psychology would be an asset

Successful teaching experience with at-risk youth, preferably in an alternate educational setting

Generalist approach teaching English/Social Studies/Science/Math and other ministry or locally developed courses

Successful teaching experience with Digital Technology courses: ie. Digital Photography, Yearbook, Computers (coding), and Career Education a definite asset

Successful experience with students with a variety of learning/behaviour issues (category Q, R and H) and other Special Education designations

Ability to Case Manage (specifically IEPs, designations, and facilitation of the ICM process) students with complex social emotional/behavioural and academic needs

Successful experience adapting or modifying curriculum based on individual student needs as outlined in the IEP

Ability to relate and connect with at-risk youth in a non-judgmental, patient and enthusiastic manner.

Ability and/or desire to create a flexible program for students with diverse social/emotional/academic needs

Strong relationship and collaboration skills (school-based staff, district staff, parents, students, community partners). Liaise with cross-enrolled school (ie. Summit Learning Centre)

Strong organizational skills

Ability in using computers and a variety of technology tools for learning including but not limited to social networking, search techniques, software knowledge, Distributed Learning and online curriculum options)

Ability to implement a wide range of classroom management techniques

Ability to teach and integrate art into their instructional practices

Competency in a variety of curriculum delivery techniques (self-paced, cooperative, project-based, integrated, instructional institute etc.)

Knowledge of a wide variety of support agencies for youth in the Mission community, including but not limited to MCFD (SW and CYMH), Fraser Health, Mission Community Services, Fraser House, Child and Youth Crisis

Program, Xyolhemeylh, and Lifetime Learning Centre Society

Commitment to excellence in teaching and demonstrated teaching ability

Ability to demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness to the needs and demands of the profession

Ability to organize for instruction to maximize student potential

Training and/or certification in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and Food Safe is desired

Willingness to practice and promote cultural sensitivity and awareness


Design and implement a variety of assessment practices to measure and monitor student progress effectively

Teach daily lessons (whole class and small group) in a variety of subjects at the middle and/or secondary levels (7-10 or 9-12)

Use instructional organizers, concepts, and strategies that actively engage all students in learning

Encourage the use of IPad, IPod technology in the classroom

Create and implement IEPs/SLPs as required by the Ministry of Education

Call and chair IEP and Integrated Case Management (ICM) meetings as required by the Ministry of Education

Teach a variety of subjects at the middle and secondary levels (7-10 or 9-12)

Collaborate and communicate with parents/caregivers and community agencies on an as needed basis

Provide opportunities for health and career education, life skills development and Aboriginal cultural awareness

Assist with the development of student behaviour plans and safety plans

Schedule – Friday