Behaviour Interventionists, Education Assistants

Date posted: 10/12/2017
Closing date: 11/30/2017
Number of positions: 2
Location: Vancouver
Length: part-time

Description / duties:
Behaviour Interventionists Wanted!
Supporting Students with a Variety of Special Needs
Hours: 6 ½ Hours/Day
Salary: $25.89/Hour
(+ 18.6% in lieu of benefits = $30.70/Hour)




The Vancouver School Board is actively recruiting experienced behavior interventionists to apply for the role of on-call education assistant (called School & Student Support A or SSA for short). The VSB has specialty programs for students with Autism at both the Elementary and Secondary level with the majority of the work being in the Elementary setting.

Important to know:
• On-call SSA’s are in high demand and generally work 5 days/week throughout the school year
• On-call SSA’s can apply for permanent positions (working at one school) as soon as they are hired
• On-call SSA’s can move quickly into a permanent position depending on their qualifications
• On-call SSA’s can be personally requested by schools to fill short term positions and provide consistency for the students

Responsibilities vary from site to site. Your duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Collecting data for tracking student progress
• Supporting students to manage their behavior and fostering positive interactions between the student and their peers
• Implement individualized programs and activities while focusing on building independence
• Providing personal care (dressing, toileting, feeding) and/or mobility (lifting, transfers)
• Escorting students on community outings and travel throughout the city
• Some Secondary positions require the SSA to accompany and support students on work experience at various sites

Qualifications:
• Completion of Grade 12
• Completion of a recognized education assistant program, or related training, or experience in an equivalent position such as Behaviour Interventionist work
• Ability to lift and position students of varying weights
• The following are considered to be an asset:
• Experience working on a home team providing Intensive Behaviour Intervention
• Experience using techniques of Applied Behaviour Analysis
• Completion of POPARD coursework
• Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training (e.g., CPI or MANDT)
• An excellent practicum or work evaluation
• Ability to speak a second language
Your application must include:
• Cover letter
• Resume
• Contact information for three supervisor references (phone numbers and email addresses)

HOW TO APPLY:
1. Create a profile on Make a Future. www.makeafuture.ca/vancouver
2. Use Job Category "ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical etc."
3. Log in to the Make a Future website: http://www.makeafuture.ca/regions-districts/bc-public-school-districts/metro/vancouver/
4. Search for this ad and click “apply now" button at the end of the ad.
5. Apply for the position, upload supporting documents and answer the job posting questions.
6. You will automatically receive an email from this website letting you know your application has
been received.

**Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted regarding an interview**
**This posting is ongoing until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible**

Please note that in accordance with the Criminal Records Review Act, selected candidates must sign a consent form to permit a criminal record review with a $28.00 processing fee. Employment with the Vancouver Board of Education is subject to passing this criminal record review.

Qualifications:
Behaviour Interventionists Wanted!
Supporting Students with a Variety of Special Needs
Hours: 6 ½ Hours/Day
Salary: $25.89/Hour
(+ 18.6% in lieu of benefits = $30.70/Hour)




The Vancouver School Board is actively recruiting experienced behavior interventionists to apply for the role of on-call education assistant (called School & Student Support A or SSA for short). The VSB has specialty programs for students with Autism at both the Elementary and Secondary level with the majority of the work being in the Elementary setting.

Important to know:
• On-call SSA’s are in high demand and generally work 5 days/week throughout the school year
• On-call SSA’s can apply for permanent positions (working at one school) as soon as they are hired
• On-call SSA’s can move quickly into a permanent position depending on their qualifications
• On-call SSA’s can be personally requested by schools to fill short term positions and provide consistency for the students

Responsibilities vary from site to site. Your duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Collecting data for tracking student progress
• Supporting students to manage their behavior and fostering positive interactions between the student and their peers
• Implement individualized programs and activities while focusing on building independence
• Providing personal care (dressing, toileting, feeding) and/or mobility (lifting, transfers)
• Escorting students on community outings and travel throughout the city
• Some Secondary positions require the SSA to accompany and support students on work experience at various sites

Qualifications:
• Completion of Grade 12
• Completion of a recognized education assistant program, or related training, or experience in an equivalent position such as Behaviour Interventionist work
• Ability to lift and position students of varying weights
• The following are considered to be an asset:
• Experience working on a home team providing Intensive Behaviour Intervention
• Experience using techniques of Applied Behaviour Analysis
• Completion of POPARD coursework
• Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training (e.g., CPI or MANDT)
• An excellent practicum or work evaluation
• Ability to speak a second language
Your application must include:
• Cover letter
• Resume
• Contact information for three supervisor references (phone numbers and email addresses)

HOW TO APPLY:
1. Create a profile on Make a Future. www.makeafuture.ca/vancouver
2. Use Job Category "ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical etc."
3. Log in to the Make a Future website: http://www.makeafuture.ca/regions-districts/bc-public-school-districts/metro/vancouver/
4. Search for this ad and click “apply now" button at the end of the ad.
5. Apply for the position, upload supporting documents and answer the job posting questions.
6. You will automatically receive an email from this website letting you know your application has
been received.

**Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted regarding an interview**
**This posting is ongoing until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible**

Please note that in accordance with the Criminal Records Review Act, selected candidates must sign a consent form to permit a criminal record review with a $28.00 processing fee. Employment with the Vancouver Board of Education is subject to passing this criminal record review.

Contact information

Vancouver School District, SD39
1580 West Broadway
6047304541
Silvanas@makeafuture.ca

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