Career Opportunities
Youth and Child Care Worker
Job Code: 2780816
School District #84 (Vancouver Island West)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Dec 06, 2019 
 
 
Job Type:
Full Time
Contract / term
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Resume
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Reference Letter(s)
School:
Kyuquot Elementary Secondary School
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date:  Until the return of the incumbent or June 30, 2020, whichever comes first
Salary:  $26.80 per hour + 9% (see posting)
 
Job Description & Requirements
 

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VANCOUVER ISLAND WEST

School District 84

SUPPORT STAFF JOB POSTING

No. 2019-31 - REPOSTED

TEMPORARY YOUTH AND CHILD CARE WORKER

Kyuquot Elementary Secondary School  

Vancouver Island West School District 84 has an immediate opening available for a Temporary Youth and Child Care Worker at Kyuquot Elementary Secondary School.  This is an ideal placement for an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys exploring the sea and forest surroundings, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and all that is associated with a rural West Coast life style.  Kyuquot Village and School are accessible by boat or seaplane, with the nearest service centers being Port McNeill, Campbell River or Gold River.  This Grade 1-12 school is valued by parents and students, and it is focused on the community and First Nations’ needs. Quality services and creative learning opportunities for students is the goal.

 Under the direction, supervision and evaluation of the Principal or designate, the Youth and Child Care Worker provides assistance to elementary and secondary students who display deficits in social competence which impair interpersonal relationships and/or display deficits in academic performance which are not commensurate with the student’s ability level. 

Effective immediately until the return of the incumbent or June 30, 2020, whichever comes first, this assignment has a flexible schedule averaging five (5) hours per day, when students are in regular attendance.  If the incumbent requires a gradual return to work, this assignment will reduce in time until the full return of the incumbent.          

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Duties

  • Works in collaboration with school staff and other agencies to foster and develop the individual student’s potential:

  • to increase student’s participation in the planning and setting of personal goals

  • to reduce rate of absenteeism

  • to increase students graduating with a Dogwood diploma or an Evergreen certificate;

  • to increase number of students leaving school with a positive plan in place

  • to reduce incidence of negative and/or disruptive behaviour in the school

  • to reduce incidence of negative and/or disruptive behaviour in the community

  • to increase utilization by students of formal and informal resources in the community

  • to enhance communication between home and school

  • Liaises with teachers and other school personnel, parents/guardians, social, legal and medical agencies, to develop and implement strategies that will assist the children in their school/community to meet the goals and objectives of the rehabilitation program.

  • Encourage and assist students to hold a more positive, mature, responsible attitude towards themselves, school and community.

  • Encourage and assist students to have learning and coping skills that will enable them to perform more successfully in school and the community.

  • Operates standard office and classroom equipment; e.g. photocopier, computer.

  • Participates in team meetings regarding student progress.

  • Performs all duties with a level of interpersonal skills appropriate to the position.

  • Maintains the confidentiality of sensitive information seen or heard.

  • May be required to perform other job-related duties as assigned.

     

Essential Qualifications

  • Grade 12 education or the equivalent.

  • Minimum two to three-year diploma in Child and Youth Care from an accredited post-secondary institution.

  • Two years of related experience.

  • Demonstrated appropriate interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively with students, staff and public.

  • St. John’s Ambulance First Aid, Occupational First Aid Level 1 or equivalent certificate.

  • Valid BC drivers license in good standing.

  • WHMIS certification.

  • Working knowledge of computers.

  • Physical capabilities to perform the job duties.

    This rate of pay is $26.80/hour plus 5% in lieu of benefits and 4% in lieu of vacation as per the Collective Agreement.  Employment is subject to a criminal record check.

Inquiries can be directed to the Principal at 250-332-5260.

Interested applicants are required to submit a letter, resume, application form, and supporting documents to:

Annie McDowell, Associate Director of Human Resources

Vancouver Island West School District 84

E-mail: amcdowell@viw.sd84.bc.ca

 

          The successful applicant may be required to complete short pre-employment courses prior to the commencement of this assignment. Information will be provided. 



School District #84 (Vancouver Island West) does not accept online applications through makeafuture.ca for Support applicants.

Please visit their website for more information on how to apply.