We are currently seeking a dynamic and passionate Student Success Teacher to cover a maternity leave from September 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. This is a full-time (100%FTE) position for one (1) academic year.
The successful candidate will have experience in supporting high achieving/gifted students with additional identifications and unique learning profiles. The successful candidate will join the school’s Student Services Department for September 1, 2019.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Supporting students in understanding their individual learning profile and leveraging their strengths (grades 7 through 12);
- Supporting students and families in determining when a psycho-educational assessment may be beneficial;
- Developing ESP’s and reviewing them annually. Ensuring ESP plans are implemented in partnership with the student, family, school staff and other professionals;
- Developing resources for students and staff to enhance student support
- Assisting classroom teachers in differentiating their unit plans and instruction to provide a foundation for delivering accommodations and supports for student success;
- Working with students, families and staff to increase their understanding of learning differences in a high achieving student population;
- Providing, academic, social and emotional support as part of a full school support model for students both individually and in small groups;
- Supporting students with learning differences in transitioning successfully to post-secondary studies with the required self-advocacy, academic and personal skills;
- Overseeing the UTS concussion protocol for students with suspected concussions and working with students, parents and teachers for the Return to School (RTS) process. Coordinating with the athletic director who oversees Return to Physical Activity (RTPA) process. Clearing students who have completed the steps of the concussion protocol.
- Teaching Learning Strategies courses (GLS1O, GLE1O, GLE2O) for individual or small groups of students if required for student support.
- Be able to read and interpret psycho-educational reports as a basis for developing Educational Support Plans (ESP’s or IEP’s]
- Have a demonstrated ability to understand and implement strategies and tools that allow for individualized instruction including adaptive technologies to support student success;
- Understand supports for identified students available at universities;
- Have a demonstrated commitment to co-curricular programs.
The successful candidate will have completed Qualifications and/or graduate studies in Special Education. Experience in a Special Education role is recommended. The candidate must be in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers. Applicants with the requisite qualifications, as well as demonstrated experience in successfully supporting students with learning differences, will be given priority consideration.
Application Deadline: Applicants should submit their applications and cover letters online by Friday, February 22, 2019.
University of Toronto Schools is strongly committed to diversity and especially welcomes applications from persons who are marginalized based on race, colour, place of origin, ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, newcomer or Indigenous status and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and experiences within our community.
We thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants considered for a job posting will be contacted. No phone calls please. If selected for an interview please inform us if you require any accommodations.
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