Student Support Assistant

Stratford Hall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
February 1, 2018

Position Rationale and Goal:
The Student Support Assistant is accountable to the Junior School Principal and will assist the Learning Specialist: Differentiated Learning with a student in the grade 7 classroom. We are seeking highly energetic, creative and positive individuals who are passionate about working with children.

For this position, the following are considered to be assets:

  • Experience working on a team providing Intensive Behavioural Intervention
  • Experience using techniques of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
  • Completion of POPARD coursework
  • An excellent practicum or work evaluation

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work in collaboration with the classroom teachers to meet the goals of an Individualized Education Plan and to implement positive behaviour support plan strategies
  • Provide in-class and 1:1 academic and behaviour support for a student, with specific attention to self-regulation and social interactions
  • Collect data and monitor student progress

Terms of Employment:
Full-time is preferred for this position, and the hourly rate is $25.42.
Please see the attached job posting for further details.
Application Procedure:
Applications should be addressed to the Junior School Principal, Ms. Greta Bartsch, and emailed to Ms. Olivia Law at Please note that due to volume, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
To be considered, complete applications should include the following:

  • Cover letter stating why you believe you are a great fit for this role in terms of training, experience and character;
  • An up-to-date CV/resumé; and
  • Contact details of at least three references (preferably those that have directly supervised you and can be contacted) either as a separate file or on the CV;
    • Please note that for child protection purposes, the current supervisor must serve as a reference prior to hiring

We would like to thank all applicants in advance, however we will only contact those selected for an interview.
Starting date: ASAP.