Education Assistant

Education Assistant

Queen Margaret’s School is looking for a dynamic certified Education Assistant to work in our Senior School. Education Assistants are responsible for providing support for students identified as having exceptional needs, under the direction of the Learning Support Teachers and classroom teachers. This is a 30 per week position.

 

 

This posting will close upon a suitable candidate being selected.

 

 

Applicants interested in joining Queen Margaret’s School community must embrace the ethos of an independent school education, the capacity to develop positive relationships with all community members, and the desire to contribute to a collaborative learning community.

 

All applicants for this position will be expected to agree to have a Criminal Record Check initiated by Queen Margaret’s School.

 

Applications must include:

 

Cover letter
Resume (including copies of certifications)

 

This posting will close when a suitable candidate is chosen, so early application is advised.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Implement the strategies and work towards the goals outlined in the Individual Education Plan of each student
Keep up-to-date records of student activities and progress
Collaborate with colleagues to support a student-centered learning environment
Coordinate with Learning Support Teacher, specialist teachers, and classroom teachers as required
Bring energy, enthusiasm, and a love of learning to the classroom
Attending meetings and school events as required

 

Qualifications:

 

The following are requirements for this position:

 

Education Assistant certification, or School and Community Support Worker certification, or other relevant combination of certification/experience (Please include copies of your certifications in your resume submission.)
Experience working with identified special needs students with diverse needs
Highly effective communication skills, both verbal and written
Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting
Experience, sensitivity and awareness of working within a multicultural environment

 

Preference will be given to candidates who also have the following skills and qualifications:

 

Special Education Worker certification
Education Degree

Training and experience working with Chronic Health issues
Training and experience working with a wide range of learning disabilities
Level 1 First Aid Certificate

Applications should be made electronically. To submit your application, please upload your documents according to the instructions on our website link http://qms.bc.ca/discover-qms/careers/  

 

To apply for this job please visit qms.bc.ca.

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