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School District #33 (Chilliwack) 16-64 Child & Youth Care Worker – Temporary Full Time in Chilliwack, BC

School District #33 (Chilliwack)

Branch Chilliwack BC CA

Position:
16-64 Child & Youth Care Worker – Temporary
Location:
Chilliwack, BC

Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences or equivalent. Participates in meetings and consults with student support services, classroom teachers, School Based…

School District No. 33 (Chilliwack )

UNION VACANCY NOTICE

(To be posted on all bulletin boards in the District)

16-64 September 19, 2016
Competition Number Date of Distribution

Electronic Applications must be submitted through Make a Future www.makeafuture.ca and include a cover letter and resume by 12:00 p.m., Friday, September 30, 2016.

Effective: Immediately to June 16, 2017

Description: Child and Youth Care Worker – Temporary

Location: Education Centre

Hourly Rate: $25.41

Shift (subject to change): 8:00 a.m. to 3:41 p.m.

Hours per Day/Week: 7 hours per day / 35 hours per week

Months per Year: 10

Deadline Date : September 30, 2016

Qualifications, experience, training as per class specification. For further information, contact Mr. Chuck Lawson, Principal of Education Centre .

Please Note : Interested staff members should apply through Make A Future at www.makeafuture.ca and include an updated resume stating experience, qualifications, and at least two current professional references, relating to the class specification.

This position is a temporary casual position and will be treated as any other casual assignment in regards to benefits and seniority. If the successful applicant is already a permanent employee with SD33 he/she will maintain their current benefits and will continue to accrue seniority.

CHILD AND YOUTH CARE WORKER

Division: 5 (Teacher Assistant)

Reports to: Assistant Superintendent

Daily Assignment Supervision : District Counsellor

Job Summary

Upon assignment by the District Counsellor, a Child and Youth Care Worker provides assistance to teachers, severe behavioral students and parents. He/she works collaboratively with other employees, parents, students and community partners.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in developing specific strategies for students to achieve acceptable personal/social behaviour patterns.

  • Assists with planning, implementing and monitoring behaviour management programs including observation, record keeping, follow-up, and reinforcement.
  • Participates in meetings and consults with student support services, classroom teachers, School Based Team, parents and other agencies.
  • Works with students on a one to one or small group basis to reinforce targeted behaviour goals as indicated in the student behaviour plan (IEP).
  • May assist with planning and implementing family, group and individual counselling programs.
  • Performs other related or emergent duties, as determined by the District Counsellor.

    Equipment Used

    Photocopier, telephone and other classroom related equipment.

Required Knowledge, Ability, Skills

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences or equivalent.

  • At least one year’s experience working with children with behaviour and/or emotional disorders.
  • A valid B.C. Class 5 driver’s licence.
  • Ability to extend and model patience, care, tolerance and understanding.
  • Ability to apply behaviour management strategies to a given situation.
  • Ability to respond to violent behaviour.
  • Ability to intervene in crisis situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform individually and as part of a team.
  • Ability to use courtesy and tact when dealing with the public, parents, staff and students since contacts are a major element of the job requiring considerable communication and human relations skills for such purpose as influencing, persuading, motivating, or negotiating with others, and in dealing with highly sensitive issues.
  • Ability to plan and schedule work and organize workload effectively.

    July 1, 1994

    District Behaviour Facilitator

    Revised: October 26, 2006

    District Behaviour Facilitator

    Revised: June 1, 2008

    Child & Youth Care Worker

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Chilliwack, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-20
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