Special Education Assistant
The Langley School District is situated on the traditional unceded territories of the Matsqui, Kwantlen, Katzie, and Semiahmoo First Nations. We are an innovative, inspiring, and unified learning community committed to the Core Values: Integrity, Courage, Excellence, and Community. Our district mission to inspire all learners to reach their full potential and to create a positive legacy for the future is demonstrated both in and out the classroom. We offer a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students and staff in 30 elementary, 5 middle, and 9 Secondary schools which are home to over 22,000 students.
|POSITION:||Special Education Assistant|
|Job type:||Casual, and Term positions|
Are you interested in a rewarding career supporting K to Grade 12 students in public schools? Qualified Special Education Assistants (SEAs) are in high demand and there are many opportunities in our growing community. Working with a team in a supportive environment, SEAs build strong connections with students to enhance their academic and social/emotional growth and independence.
SEAs work collaboratively with teachers and other professionals and para-professionals assisting with implementation of individual education programs, learning and behavioral support, personal care and a variety of other duties. Once hired as casual employees, SEAs can apply as internal applicants to posted positions. Successful applicants will be members of CUPE Local 1260.
We hire Special Education Assistants who have completed certificate programs at the following institutes:
•Delta DTAC Program
We will consider applications from individuals who have completed Special Education Assistant programs elsewhere and have SEA school-based experience.
Ability to interact with the students in an effective manner.
Ability to communicate effectively using tact, discretion and diplomacy in contacts of a difficult or specialized nature.
Ability to determine, judge and select appropriate course of action within limits of established methods and procedures.
Working knowledge of behaviour management techniques and task analysis techniques.
Basic knowledge of computers.
Physical ability to perform the required duties.
For your application to be considered, all required documents must be included with the application which include:
Qualified applicants may apply by clicking "apply online" below. Please ensure to upload your resume and cover letter.
Rate of pay: $29.89/hour plus a comprehensive benefit package.