The Burnaby School District invites applications for the following two (2) vacant positions:
Deaf/Blind Intervenors facilitate communication between deaf/blind students, other students and staff by providing intervenor services in and out of the classroom; providing information to help facilitate their participation in the visual/oral world around them; assist in planning and implementing behaviour management strategies, and monitoring and reinforcing behaviour. Intervenors also reinforce the educational program by tutoring, adapting, or modifying classroom materials to meet the specialized needs of students. These positions are school TERM (September-June) and 30 hours/week.
Required qualifications include:
- completion of a recognized program in special needs assistance supplemented by course work in deaf/blind intervention, or one year relevant work experience.
- Demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language including the ability to adjust to the signing, educational and communication levels required as well as a demonstrated ability to work effectively with a full range of students with special needs is required.
Applications for the above positions can be forwarded to:
Human Resources Department
Burnaby School District
5325 Kincaid Street
Burnaby BC V5G 1W5