We are currently searching for a temporary Education Assistant: Secondary. Hours per week are 30, contract days Monday through Friday. Locations are determined by the Student Services Department and are subject to change. This position is anticipated to be at Lake Trail Middle School.
- Positions end June 19, 2020 or upon return of incumbent.
- The current rate of pay is $24.75 per hour, plus 15.5% in lieu benefits.
Grade 12 education supplemented by Human Services Worker program certificate and Autism training such as Provincial Outreach Program for Autism & Related Disorders (POPARD); valid Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification is preferred; recent experience supporting students with a variety of diverse learning and behavioural needs such as those with chronic health impairments, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, learning and intellectual disabilities; ability to support students in math (such as foundations and pre-calculus 11) and science curriculum (such as biology and chemistry 11/12) at the secondary level; willingness to provide curriculum support to students in elective classes such as shop, cooking, physical education, etc.; ability to work effectively with staff and students; willingness to work in an inclusionary setting supporting differentiated instruction with adapted and modified curriculum; valid Class 5 B.C. driver's license and license appropriate to the type of equipment/vehicle being operated and a personal vehicle for use on the job is preferred; meets the physical requirements of the position; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Duties are performed under the supervision of the school/district Principal, Vice Principal and the Director of Student Services or designate; follows the guidance and leadership of the district support teacher, learning support teacher and classroom teacher; provides support to individual students or small groups of students across multiple settings at the secondary level; provides curriculum support to students in elective classes such as shop, cooking, physical education, etc.; provides support for classroom instruction, activities of daily living, and behaviour support for students in accordance with the individual education plan; carries out personal and health care routines as directed; provides information to school based team, itinerant staff or relevant agency personnel as requested by School/Program Leaders.; facilitates inclusion of students with special needs into class and school activities; assists students in off-site program activities as required; participates in student observations, data collection and the implementation of the individual education and behaviour plans; follows proper work procedures, observes all regulations pertinent to the work, maintains a good working relationship with other employees, and cooperates in maintaining a healthy learning and working environment; performs other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor; student supervision as required by the Principal or Vice Principal.
We can only consider qualified applicants who submit a complete application package including:
Full completion of the Portfolio sections labelled:
Personal Information, Language Skills, Experience, Education and References
Copy of certificate/diploma
Letter of application / chronological résumé (optional)
Successful applicants will be required to successfully complete the district’s medical form and criminal background check as a condition of employment.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
We thank all applicants for their interest in School District 71 (Comox Valley).
An Equal Opportunity Employer.