Career Opportunities
S1920-180 - Temporary EA Elementary
Job Code: 2769653
School District #71 (Comox Valley)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jan 21, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Mandatory Document:
Student Services
Start Date:  Nov 04, 2019
End Date:  2020/06/25
Job Description & Requirements
We are currently searching for temporary Education Assistant: Elementary, 28.9 hours per week, Monday through Friday. 
Locations are determined by the Student Services Department and are subject to change. The current rate of pay is $24.05 per hour plus 15.5% in lieu of benefits.
*Positions end June 25, 2020 or upon return of incumbent.
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 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 available 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 or 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 elementary level; 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.

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