Term Educational Assistant
Working with teachers and divisional resources, the successful candidate will assist in developing lifelong learners in a safe and supportive environment. Preference will be given to those applying with an aptitude for working with at-risk students.
Knowledge, Abilities, Skills and Qualifications:
- Grade 12 or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Demonstrated ability to work well with students from Gr 7-12.
- Experience and comfort with supporting curriculum at the senior years level (science, math, social studies and ELA).
- Experience or training in American Sign Language, or other related supports related to deaf/hard of hearing needs would be an asset.
- Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information.
- Willingness to learn new techniques and strategies for helping students learn.
- Hold a belief that all students can learn.
- Ability to take direction and work cooperatively with other adults.
- Demonstrated skill in supporting the goals of an Individualized Education Plan
- Ability to maintain daily records of activities and observations.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Willingness and ability to support and guide students with challenging behaviour
- Experience working with at-risk students is highly desirable.
- Educational Assistant Diploma, First Aid/CPR Training and WEVAS Training an asset.
- Training/experience with reading and numeracy supports an asset.
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: June 30, 2016
Hours of Work: 6 hours/day on days 1, 3, and 5, and 3 hours/day on day 2 of the school day cycle
Wages: $14.47 per hour (as per Collective Agreement, under review)
For more detailed information, please contact Principal Lise McNair at 204-435-2441.
If you wish to apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to:
Human Resources, Box 1510, 45 Main Street South, Carman, MB R0G 0J0;
by Fax: 204-745-3699; or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please note that clear criminal record and abuse checks are required of all employees of the school division.
Prairie Rose School Division reserves the right to verify the authenticity of all submitted references.
We thank all for applying, but only applications leading to interviews will be acknowledged.
Closing Date: February 8, 2016