Kindergarten - Grade 9
K - 9
Grades 10 - 12
10 - 12
Learning Support Services
LSS
Educational Assistant

Traditional Learning Academy is currently recruiting Educational Assistants: Our mission is to partner with parents and students to foster quality learning at home. This is an excellent opportunity where you will work one on one with TLA students.

As an Educational Assistant you will be part of a talented multidisciplinary team working with children, families and school teams. The needs of our students range from requiring academic and organizational support, to community support while working on transition goals. The selected candidate will provide support at the Surrey location.

Qualifications:
A certificate from a recognized post-secondary college such as a Special Education Teaching Assistant or equivalent post-secondary studies

Strong written and oral English communication skills.

Must be computer literate and knowledgeable about Google email and using Google documents.

A valid Ministry of Justice criminal record check is required as part of the hiring process.

Applicants must be dedicated to children, committed to learning new skills, and interested in making a difference!

Applicants should send a resume via email to the attention of Alison Wiebe, awiebe@schoolathome.ca. The resume should detail education and work experience and include a cover letter, copy of certificate and two references from previous employers.

Teacher - Blended Learning in Nanaimo

TLA Online is accepting applications for a certified teacher in the Nanaimo area. 

Potential candidates must be:

  1. A committed Christian
  2. A BC certified teacher

We are looking for a teacher or teachers to support a Blended learning class at the K-9 level. 

  1. Two days per week in a face to face learning setting with students.
  2. Oversight over each student's learning program, developed in partnership with parents. 
  3. Broad knowledge of elementary level curriculum is an asset, as the Blended class will encompass multiple age levels. 
  4. Experience with or willingness to implement an innovative and engaging program focused on project based learning, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking. 
  5. Experience using FreshGrade and other technology is an asset. 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and statement of faith to principal Gabriel Linder glinder@schoolathome.ca

Tech Support

Technology Support

Role

The Technology Support directly supports the implementation of technology with staff, parents and students and works with the head of technology to ensure the smooth operation of all technological aspects of TLA’s Homeschool and Distributed Learning Programs.

Potential candidates must:

  • Be a committed Christian
  • Have experience in tech support, programming, tech help, or other jobs involving computer or technical support.

Responsibilities

  • Assists the Head of Technology in maintaining and implementing TLA’s technology-related services.
  • Service the staff, parent and student help desk for technical support
  • Maintains external programs and advises Head of Technology on usage, purchase and decommissioning of programs
  • Maintains an office tech-support presence whenever the Head of Technology is unable to do so.
  • Purchaser for staff, parent and student technology supplies and equipment

Duties

  • Staff technical support
  • Be available as the point of contact and resolution of staff technical problems.
  • Facilitate one on one and group staff training as required.
  • Refer chronic, recurring, or irresolvable issues to the Head of Technology.
  • Administration of external programs and services:
  • Setup and maintain user accounts
  • Troubleshoot for parents, students and teachers
  • Communicate with parents, teachers and students about external programs and services (including reporting, tutorials, service interruptions, etc.).
  • Purchase technical equipment
  • Buy all technical equipment as specified by the head of technology, VP or principal.
  • Ensure relevant cost information is sent to the clerical assistants and the principal
  • Other duties
  • User account maintenance: TLA Online and TLA Webmail account creation, deletion, and maintenance.
  • Helpdesk: Solves technological problems for staff and for parents and students using staff-facing programs and services.

Exercising judgment

  • Responds appropriately to queries and/or concerns regarding technology operation;
  • Collaborates with parents, students, teachers and administrators to work together to solve a common problem or address a common concern.
  • Informs Head of technology of problems or conflicts as necessary;
  • Evaluates personal progress in consultation with the Head of Technology.

Working relationships

The Technology Assistant is accountable to the Head of technology for the smooth operation of all delegated technology-related programs and services.

Works closely with the Head of Technology to ensure the smooth operation of services that are shared duties.

Please send a cover letter and statement of faith along with your resume.

Office Clerical Support

Role

Provide reception, administrative and clerical support.

Potential candidates must:

  • Be a committed Christian
  • Have office experience and an understanding of home education.

Duties

Data entry

  • Enters data in to databases and spreadsheets
  • Enters data in to MyEdBC as directed by the student records manager
  • Enters data in to Simply Accounting as directed by the financial manager
  • Enters and reviews data in Moodle

Reception

As directed by the office manager

  • Responds to inquiries from parents, students and general public face to face, via telephone and e-mail within 24 hours.
  • Maintains first aid qualification and assist the school administrative team during emergency/medical situations;
  • Meets and greet parents, students and visitors and answers their questions
  • Delivers messages to teachers and other staff
  • Greets all who walk through TLA doors with courtesy and endeavours to help them in any way

Teacher interaction

  • Provides clerical support for all Online and Blended teachers, including but not limited to:
  • Mailing
  • Photocopying
  • Updating Moodle
  • Updating student lists
  • Creating forms
  • Monitoring forums
  • Collecting and collating data

Parent and student interaction

  • Provides DL parents and students with accurate and timely information
  • Responds to telephone, e-mail and face to face enquiries and questions

Office functions

Performs other office duties as required including:

  • Placing orders
  • Arranging payments and registrations for events and activities
  • Photocopying
  • Mailing
  • Planning for conventions, ceremonies, staff training and special events
  • Proof reading of mail outs and report cards
  • Filing
  • Attends staff meetings and retreats as scheduled on the annual calendar and any additional meetings as required
  • Assists vice principals with all clerical needs

Exercising judgment

  • Informs the office manager and vice principals of problems or conflicts as necessary;
  • Evaluates personal progress in consultation with the office manager and vice principals.

Working relationships

  • Reports to the Office Manager
  • Collaborates with other office staff as required.

Please send a cover letter and statement of faith along with your resume.