EDUCATION ASSISTANT II

Position overview
Competition No. S-13-283
Job location: Bishop Grandin High School
111 Haddon Road SW
http://www.cssd.ab.ca
Status: Contract / Temporary / Project
Available openings: 1
Education level: See below
Weekly hours: 30 hours per week
Salary: $17.75 - $21.73 per hour (Category 4)
$18.28 - $22.34 per hour (Category 5)
Posting date: 4/24/2014
Closing date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
Job description

This is a temporary position until June 26, 2014.

OVERALL ACCOUNTABILITY:

Under the direction of the classroom teacher, and the supervision of the Principal, and as a member of the student’s Learning Team, this position provides assistance in educational, behavioral and/or health related programming for students with diverse learning needs. This includes Educational Support (ES) II, III, Starting Points, Observation, classes and Elementary, Junior High and High School Transition Programs.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:
 
• Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team providing one-on-one support for Individualized Program Plan goals and objectives as directed by the teacher
 • Fosters a safe, calm and positive learning environment
 • Compiles student data through observation, under the supervision of the classroom teacher
 • Prepares materials, constructs and assembles displays, and duplicates classroom material in support of  students with special needs
 • Participates in ongoing professional development related to the learning profiles of students in the congregated program
 • Assists with student self-care (dressing, toileting, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS:
 
• Education:  
- Category 4: High school diploma or equivalent
- Category 5: Degree, Diploma or Certificate from a recognized post-secondary institution or an equivalent of a minimum one (1) year full-time post-secondary course study may be considered. 
 • Demonstrated successful experience with special needs students
 • May require any of the following depending upon assignment:
-certified in emergency first aid (EFA) and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- behaviour management training
- lifting techniques
- rehabilitation experience
- restrictive intervention practices 
 • Ability to deal with the social/emotional and mental health challenges of working with groups of children who are often active and demanding
 • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


PLEASE NOTE:

  1. As an applicant, you are asked to submit a concise and detailed resume outlining your qualifications, experience, education and additional skills for this position.
  2. Applications are to be forwarded directly to Human Resources quoting Competition No. S-13-283 via FAX: (403) 500-2918 or E-mail: careerposts@cssd.ab.ca.
  3. Thank you in advance for submitting your application for this competition.  Only those applicants who have been short-listed will be contacted.
  4. Positions with the Calgary Catholic School District are dependent upon student enrollment and school organization.  If unexpected shifts occur requiring subsequent changes in the position or positions hours, successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible of changes to their assignment.