Job Posting 72116

Mathematics Teacher
The Lower Mainland Purpose Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 11 days (Mon, 5 Jul)
full time - term / contract


Job Posting: Mathematics Teacher Grades 8 to 12



Purpose Secondary School of the Lower Mainland Purpose Society for Youth and Families, New Westminster, BC, is seeking a full time Secondary teacher in Mathematics.


The start date for this assignment is September 1, 2021.


Successful Applicants Must:

  • Possess the qualities of a passionate educator who loves inspiring students to succeed
  • Experience and success working with diverse students with special needs, mental health challenges, behavior, and learning challenges
  • Have proven ability as an educator who is continually improving his or her practice to benefit the learning of his or her students through the pursuit Agency (in-house) and external opportunities for professional development
  • Be prepared to and motivated to work collaboratively with other teachers and staff members to better meet the learning needs of the students
  • Further develop working relationships with other professionals within the Agency to affect best practice in program delivery and to develop a sense of collegiality within the Agency
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues
  • Possess effective interpersonal skills to establish connections and meaningful working relationships with students, parents, and staff.



The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Qualifications and demonstrated ability to teach Mathematics at the secondary level.
  • Training and flexibility to adjust to other course assignment demands (e.g. teaching elective courses)
  • The willingness to work on teacher teams to collaborate regarding curriculum assessment, instruction, and planning
  • The ability and desire to learn and utilize technology/computers in the instructional process and reporting procedures
  • Classroom management practices that maintain student dignity
  • An ability to work with students’ social and emotional needs
  • Ability to differentiate instruction and support varying learning needs
  • Experience with the new BC curriculum requirements
  • Committed to both individualized and group processes
  • A genuine liking for and desire to work with adolescent students, including a commitment to sound instructional techniques that promote an effective learning environment and promote firm and fair discipline while maintaining the dignity of all learners
  • Computer related skills such as word processing for creating reports
  • A valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)


  Secondary School Timetable and Structures

  • Two semesters per year
  • 35-hour work week
  • Courses: Four classroom courses per day, Monday to Thursday
  • Friday is set aside for individual and small group student support, preparation, collaborative planning, and professional development and team meetings.





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