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Abbotsford Christian School Society

Learning Support Services Coordinator

Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for a full-time Learning Support Services Coordinator at our elementary campus.

The Learning Support Services Coordinator (Special Education & Learning Assistance) is responsible for the development of student learning plans and individualized education plans as well as determining the appropriate supports needed to meet student learning needs. The coordinator is supervised by the campus principal and the Director of Learning Support Services, collaborates with other coordinators, and is assisted in development and implementation by teachers and educational assistants.

Job Requirements

  • Have a clear understanding of Christian education
  • Practice and demonstrate evidence of a strong commitment to the Christian Faith
  • Practice strong collaboration skills and enjoy working in a team
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Establish positive working relationships with school staff, community partners, families, and children
  • Be able to confidently lead and support staff
  • With colleagues, plan and maintain a learning environment that promotes the health, security, and well-being of children
  • Maintain and establish clear understanding of LSS protocols and expectations
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn

The applicant would have the following characteristics:

  • Friendly, even-tempered, and a servant-hearted attitude toward staff, parents, and students
  • Deep and disciplined understanding of the Christian worldview
  • Relational, adaptable, professional, confident, and optimistic
  • Confident communication skills with parents, students, and staff/coworkers

Education Requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor of Education degree (or equivalent)
  • Hold, or be eligible for, a valid BC Teaching Certificate and meet the requirements of the ACS Employment of Teachers Contract
  • Minimum two years of successful classroom teaching
  • University course work in the following areas:
  • Credentials in special education
  • Assessment/testing theory and practice
  • Strategies for teaching, adapting, and modifying the curriculum to meet the diverse needs of students
  • Collaborative consultation
  • In addition, courses in the following areas are recommended:
  • Meeting the needs of students with specific exceptions (i.e., autism, developmental delays, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), etc.)
  • Meeting the diverse behavioral needs in the classroom
  • Computer technology for the classroom
  • Non-violent de-escalation training

Position Benefits

Competitive wages and benefits are offered.

Contact Abbotsford Christian School Society

Karin Riemer
Elementary Principal
Phone: 604.755.1891

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