Temporary Assignment for the 2016/2017 School Year
27.5 to 28.1 hours per week
Salary starts at $24.34/hr at Step 1, plus 12% in lieu of benefits
Your application will be considered for all available positions at our Elementary and Secondary schools
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 Position:
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.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Required Qualifications and Experience:
OR an equivalent combination of training and experience
Desirable Qualifications and Experience:
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/west-vancouver. 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.
About Make A Future
Make a Future is a recruitment initiative created by the BC Public School Employers’ Association as a joint venture among BC’s 60 public boards of education, the First Nations Education Steering Co...