About School District 69 (Qualicum)
School District 69 (Qualicum) is centrally situated on east Vancouver Island and covers the area of Nanoose Bay to Bowser and spans from Errington across the Strait of Georgia to Lasqueti Island. We serve a student population of approximately 4000 students. School District 69 (Qualicum) consists of eight elementary schools (Grades K-7), two secondary schools (Grade 8-12), an alternate school (PASS/Woodwinds) and a Distributed Learning program to support home-learning families called the Collaborative Education Alternative Program (CEAP). False Bay School on Lasqueti Island is entirely off-grid with an immense solar project recently completed. School District 69 (Qualicum) also embraces many community organizations through various school programs. The area’s natural beauty, never-ending beaches, mild climate and small-town charm make it a popular tourist destination and a great opportunity to have a career in paradise.
CHILD & YOUTH CARE WORKER
- 16.00 + 4.00 hours per week, 10 months per year, school days only. This position will be combined with an additional 4.00 hours per week, 10 months per year, school days only at Qualicum Beach Elementary School, for a combined total of 20.00 hours per week.
- Commencing September 7, 2021.
An employee in this classification, as part of
the School-Based Team, provides guidance, instructional support, direction, and
intervention strategies for students at risk or experiencing social, emotional,
behavioural, mental, and/or developmental disorders and/or difficulties.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
guidance to individual students, student groups, and families.
with the School-Based Team, or area counsellor, in designing, implementing, and
monitoring an intensive, flexible individual intervention for at-risk students
and their families.
the characteristics of students at risk, intervenes in crisis situations and
develops appropriate strategies in consultation with school based team and/or
work with families in the areas of assessment, guidance, crisis intervention,
and parenting skills, and implements appropriate strategies as required.
direct lines of communication and maintains effective liaison with outside
agencies, e.g., the Ministry of Children and Family Development, Probation and
Police Services, and Youth Mental Health, as directed by school administrator
or area counsellor.
as a member of the school and district Critical Incidence Teams as requested.
coordinates and supervises all program activities as requested, e.g., group
support, academics, recreation, field trips, work experience, and special
in the delivery of educational goals and objectives, e.g., IEP’s, academics,
recreation, field trips, work experience, and home visits.
implement specialized “student specific” programs for homebound students as
outlined and supervised by teaching staff.
coordinate or assist with a school meals program.
verbal and written reports as required.
support fundraising including researching and writing grant applications.
with the general supervision of students in the school and on school related
provide support/programing beyond the hours of the school day.
other job related duties.
ABILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Degree in Child and Youth Care.
of a supervised practicum.
similar or related experience including experience facilitating group support.
to support staff and parents in behaviour management skills.
to work with minimal supervision.
to work as a member of the educational team.
to work effectively with students and parents/guardians.
Emergency First Aid Certificate.
qualifications such as Food Safe may be required.
Please submit a complete application package clearly quoting job number to:
Make a Future / School District 69 (Qualicum)
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