We are currently searching for Education Assistants: Behaviour Resource - Elementary, 28.9 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Locations are determined by the Student Services Department and are subject to change.
*Positions end June 25, 2020 or upon return of incumbent.
*The current rate of pay is $24.75 plus 15.5% in lieu of benefits.
Grade 12 education supplemented by Human Services Worker Program certificate and courses in behaviour strategies such as Behaviour Management, Understanding Students with Challenging Behaviours (Behaviour Disorders in Schools); valid Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification is required; recent experience with behaviour intervention programs is preferred; 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; ability to work effectively with staff and students; willingness to work in an inclusionary setting on an itinerant basis; meets the physical requirements of the position; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties are performed under the supervision of the school Principal, Vice Principal and the Director of Student Services or designate; follows the guidance and leadership of the behaviour resource teacher, learning support teacher and classroom teacher; provides support to individual or small groups of students with extreme behavioural challenges as per The Manual of Policies, Procedures and Guidelines (Behaviour Disorders, Section E.5); carries out personal and health care routines as directed; duties may be at the classroom level or across multiple classroom settings on an itinerant basis; provides information to school based team, other itinerant staff or relevant agency personnel as requested by School/Program Leaders; participates in student observation, data collection and implementation of the individual education and behaviour plans; assists students in off-site program activities as required; 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.