Certified Education Assistant - Signing

Job Code: 3765475

Job Details

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School District No. 83 is current seeking:

POSITION VACANCY

CERTIFIED EDUCATION ASSISTANT - SIGNING

The North Okanagan-Shuswap School District No. 83 invites qualified individuals to apply for our Certified Education Assistant position. This is CUPE union position, and the rate of pay is $31.19 per hour in a temporary or casual position.

THE DISTRICT

In the North Okanagan-Shuswap School District, we serve just over 6800 students and 1200 staff in 24 through a variety of sites located around Shuswap Lake and the North Okanagan. We are known for strong academic achievement, a thriving trades and careers program, and a rich culture of school athletics. The school district enjoys comprehensive Local Education Agreements with each of four First Nations bands. One elementary, one middle, and one secondary school offer French Immersion. Our Strategic Plan prioritizes a “students first” focus on success, organizational efficiency, and a culture of health and wellness as our key goals.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  1. Providing interpretation of curriculum and information as presented by teacher(s) and peers.
  2. Facilitating communication between Deaf or Hard of Hearing Student and others.
  3. Preparing and/or adapting educational materials.
  4. Student supervision includes monitoring student behavior to ensure the safety of all students.
  5. Communicating with students, and staff and providing information of a specialized nature in consultation with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teacher and District Administrator, Inclusive Education.
  6. Encouraging cooperation and demonstrating a positive influence with students to achieve social, academic and behavioral goals
  7. Proficiency in matching modes of sign communication with needs of individual student(s).
  8. Collaborating with other professionals and paraprofessionals as needed.

The above job description reflects the principle functions of the job. Other comparable or transient duties which are within the areas of knowledge and skills required by the job description may also be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED :

  1. Grade 12, Certified Education Assistant Certificate from a recognized college/institution or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  2. Completion of American Sign Language Level III or higher. A copy of all credentials must accompany your application.
  3. One-year recent successful experience working with children in a structured program or school setting.
  4. Demonstrated ability to be firm and gentle in dealing with individual students.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all school and support services personnel involved in program delivery, often with minimal supervision.
  6. Valid driver’s license.

THE PROCESS:

Please apply on the Make a Future webpage at www.makeafuture.ca with cover letter, resume, supporting documentation.

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Tracey Ward, Human Resources Specialist, Support Staff at 250-804-7842.

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 83 – AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


S.D. 83 - AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted On
July 04, 2024
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing

Job Type
Part Time, Contract, Occasional
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Job Open To
Teachers & Administrators
City
Salmon Arm
School/Location
Multiple locations
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Certificates & Diplomas
  • Reference Letter(s)