We are currently searching for ON CALL Education Assistants. The current rate of pay is $23.80 per hour plus 15.5% in lieu of benefits.
Grade 12 education supplemented by Human Services Worker program certificate and Autism training such as Provincial Outreach
Program for Autism & Related Disorders (POPARD); valid Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification is preferred; recent
experience supporting students with a variety of diverse learning and behavioural needs such as those with chronic health
impairments, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, learning and intellectual disabilities; ability to work effectively with staff and students; willingness to work in an inclusionary setting supporting differentiated instruction with adapted
and modified curriculum; 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; 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/district Principal or Vice Principal and the Director of Student Services or
designate; follows the guidance and leadership of the district support teacher, learning support teacher and classroom teacher;
provides support to individual students or small groups of students across multiple settings at the elementary level; provides
support for classroom instruction, activities of daily living, and behaviour support for students in accordance with the individual
education plan; carries out personal and health care routines as directed; provides information to school based team, itinerant staff
or relevant agency personnel as requested by School/Program Leaders; facilitates inclusion of students with special needs into
class and school activities; assists students in off-site program activities as required; participates in student observations, data
collection and the implementation of the individual education and behaviour plans; 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.