Aboriginal Support Worker casual/on call
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 3027908 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #22 (Vernon) Posted on: Jul 12, 2021
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ECE, EA and Support Staff
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Certificates & Diplomas
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Salary:  25.86
Job Description & Requirements

A Great Place to Learn!

School District 22 (Vernon) is looking for qualified District Aboriginal Support Workers (ASW) to add to our on-call/casual list.
This posting doesn't necessarily indicate a vacancy, but allows candidates to apply for future consideration. 

ASWs provide academic, cultural and social-emotional support for Indigenous student(s).


  • Six (6) months relevant training which includes recent Okanagan College Education Assistant certificate, or equivalent education, (eg., similar to a 450 hour post-secondary EA programincluding practicum experience or training in dealing with resistant students and conflict resolution.
  • Four months previous experience working with Indigenous Youth
  • Life experience and knowledge of and sensitivity to values, beliefs and needs of the Indigenous community from which the students come
  • Familiarity with current computer programs such as Boardmaker, Intellitools, Clicker, Kurzweil, etc.


  • Demonstrated ability to learn and successfully use new technology
  • Demonstrated ability to possess literacy, numeracy and English skills
  • Proven ability to develop rapport with students and work in a team setting
  • Personal attributes required include strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated initiative, flexibility, good communication skills.

This position is unionized, CUPE local 5523 and the hourly rate of pay is $25.86 plus a comprehensive benefit plan.  

While all applicants will be considered, preference will be given to qualified applicants who self-declare Indigenous ancestry.

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