Child and Youth Care Worker
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Job Code: 3043638 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #69 (Qualicum) Posted on: Jun 07, 2021
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ECE, EA and Support Staff
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Start Date:  Sep 07, 2021
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School District 69 Qualicum

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.

REPORTING TO:

School Principal

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

1.    Provides guidance to individual students, student groups, and families.

2.    Works 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.

3.    Recognizes the characteristics of students at risk, intervenes in crisis situations and develops appropriate strategies in consultation with school based team and/or area counsellor.

4.    May work with families in the areas of assessment, guidance, crisis intervention, and parenting skills, and implements appropriate strategies as required.

5.    Establishes 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.

6.    Acts as a member of the school and district Critical Incidence Teams as requested.

7.    Develops, coordinates and supervises all program activities as requested, e.g., group support, academics, recreation, field trips, work experience, and special projects.

8.    Assists in the delivery of educational goals and objectives, e.g., IEP’s, academics, recreation, field trips, work experience, and home visits.

9.    May implement specialized “student specific” programs for homebound students as outlined and supervised by teaching staff.

10. May coordinate or assist with a school meals program.

11. Submits verbal and written reports as required.

12. May support fundraising including researching and writing grant applications.

13. Assists with the general supervision of students in the school and on school related activities.

14. May provide support/programing beyond the hours of the school day.

Performs other job related duties.

REQUIRED ABILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:

1.    A Degree in Child and Youth Care.

2.    Completion of a supervised practicum.

3.    One-year similar or related experience including experience facilitating group support.

4.    Ability to support staff and parents in behaviour management skills.

5.    Ability to work with minimal supervision.

6.    Ability to work as a member of the educational team.

7.    Ability to work effectively with students and parents/guardians.

8.    Valid Emergency First Aid Certificate.

9.    Additional qualifications such as Food Safe may be required.

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Make a Future / School District 69 (Qualicum)

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For further information please contact Denise Kinney, Human Resources Assistant at 250 954 3069 or dkinney@sd69.bc.ca.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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