School District #45 (West Vancouver) SS 2016-66 Education Assistant Contract in Vancouver, BC

School District #45 (West Vancouver)

Branch Vancouver BC CA

SS 2016-66 Education Assistant
Vancouver, BC

These positions require the maintenance of a constant state of vigilance in order to ensure the personal safety of student(s) and/ or staff. October 26, 2016….

POSTED: October 26, 2016

CLOSING DATE: 1:00PM November 2, 2016



Temporary Assignment for the 2016/2017 School Year

Effective Immediately to June 30, 2017 unless specified

Salary starts at $24.34/hr at Step 1, plus 12% in lieu of benefits

HOLLYBURN ELEMENTARY 27.5 hours per week 1 position available

Why West Vancouver Schools?

West Vancouver Schools, the premier place for learning, has a long-held reputation for excellence and innovation. Our motto endorses our vision that we aspire to provide the finest educational experience in the country – for our children, our employees, our community and our world. We support this vision in the work we do, and the drive to be the first and best is clear, both inside and outside the organization.

Summary of Duties:

Reporting to the Principal/ Designate, the Special Education Assistant-Individual(s) participates as a member of a team and assists in the ongoing planning, organizing, adapting and implementing of special needs programs, under the direction of the classroom/ resource program teacher. These positions require the maintenance of a constant state of vigilance in order to ensure the personal safety of student(s) and/ or staff. Certain positions may also be required to provide personal assistance and care and/ or lift, transfer and provide emergency restraint. The requirements will vary depending on the individual student(s) assigned.

The full job description is available on Inside45 for internal staff. External applicants can request a copy of the job description from the Human Resources Department; email: [email protected] .

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 Graduation
  • Post-secondary training such as Special Education Assistant certificate or related courses
  • Individual postings may require specialized courses or skills
  • Proven success in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with parents, teachers and special needs students
  • Ability to operate various types of special equipment and work with minimal supervision
  • Individual postings may require ability to lift, carry and position student(s)
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s licence
  • Flexibility to undertake a variety of assignments
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Some knowledge of standard office equipment including personal computers for instructional use

OR an equivalent combination of training and experience

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • St. John’s Ambulance-Emergency First Aid Certificate or SOFA with CPR
  • Keyboarding skills

Site Specific Considerations :

The successful applicants will have training and experience working with a wide variety of children with special needs including those with learning disabilities, multiple handicapping conditions, challenging behaviours and autism. Personal care may be required. May be required to support community services (eg swimming, bowling, etc). May be required to drive.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume via www.makeafuture.ca under West Vancouver Schools. Please note that email and fax applications will not be accepted. Please visit the Job Opportunities page on www.westvancouverschools.ca for more details on the application process.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Successful applicants not currently employed by West Vancouver Schools are required to sign a “consent for Criminal Record Search” to permit a criminal record review.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-10-30
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