Skill Building with Stories Facilitator

District of West Vancouver

Skill Building with Stories Facilitator


The West Vancouver Memorial Library Youth Department has an opening for a program facilitator with education and experience in Special Education.
Reporting to the Youth Department Head, the successful candidate will be responsible for planning and facilitating the “Skill-Building with Stories” program. This program is designed for high school students with special rights (and their Learning Assistants) attending school in West Vancouver. Attendees participate in a variety of activities to foster skills around literacy, socialization, communication and working together in groups. Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning engaging, developmentally appropriate program content for verbal and responsive Special Education students in Grades 8-12
  • Engaging and including the students’ adult Learning Assistants in the program design
  • Facilitating the weekly program
  • Managing a small supplies budget

The successful candidate will possess: Special Education teaching experience; a demonstrated ability to plan and carry out lesson/program plans; a passion for working with kids and teens with different ability levels and challenges; superior communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently with little supervision. Familiarity with public library services and resources for youth would be considered an asset.
The program runs weekly in three sessions: October-December 2018, January-March 2019 and April-June 2019 on Monday mornings. Facilitator prep time is included. The hours for this position are funded by the West Vancouver Memorial Library Foundation.
Each successful candidate is required to supply a criminal record check and a copy of their credentials.
Position Status: Union (WVMEA)– Casual
Hours of Work: 3-6 hours per week
Rate of Pay: $31.63 to $37.24 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits
Closing Date: 11:59 p.m. Monday, July 30, 2018
To Apply: Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career

Centre at to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: District of West Vancouver
Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Library Services
Posted: July 11, 2018, 2:35 pm
Expires: July 30, 2018, 11:59 pm

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