Casual Education Assistants
Closes On: Friday June 29, 2012
CASUAL EDUCATION ASSISTANTS
The Holy Spirit Catholic Board of Education is currently accepting applications for our casual education assistant list.
The education assistant provides assistance to children with various degrees of need in the learning environment, under the direction and supervision of the special education liaison, the classroom teacher, and the principal. In this position it is necessary to be physically fit in order to actively engage students in all aspects of their educational program. Confidentiality is of utmost importance in achieving the common good for all students. Through collaborative team-based structure, the special education assistant will carry out tasks as assigned by both the daily and program supervisors.
§ Education Assistant Certificate and/or Diploma or Rehabilitation Practitioner Certificate and/or Diploma or equivalent
§ At least one year experience working with students with special programming needs
§ First Aid Training;
§ Supporting Individuals Through Valued Attachments Training (SIVA) Certificate;
§ Knowledgeable in implementing Behaviour Support Plans for students, and in dealing with challenging behaviours.
§ Understands that it is of paramount importance to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of the school community;
§ Excellent communication skills (both written and oral);
§ Willing to participate in new learning opportunities;
§ Ability to take responsibility for individual student needs;
§ Ability to contribute in a collaborative team-based learning structure;
§ Demonstrates appropriate ad independent use of time;
§ Promotes an environment of respect;
§ Establish trusting and meaningful one-on-one relationships with students, youth and families.
To be considered for this challenging role in a growth oriented setting, qualified individuals can submit their résumé and application form along with 3 references to:
Mr. Brian Macauley, Deputy Superintendent
Holy Spirit Catholic School Division
620 12th Street “B” North
Lethbridge, Alberta T1H 2L7
Phone: (403) 327-9555 Fax: (403) 327-9595
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