Assistant, Educational Posted on Jan 10, 2018 by Grande Prairie & District Catholic Schools
Location Grande Prairie, AB
Earnings $19.02 to $20.64 hourly
Work Hours 28 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 4 Vacancies
Closing Date Jan 31, 2018
Grande Prairie & District Catholic Schools
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Experience with Special Needs Children
- Children with behavioural issues
- Autistic children
- Children with a mental health disability
- Children with learning disabilities
- Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)
2 years to less than 3 years
Work Experience with Special Needs Students
- Assistance with communication
- Assistance with personal hygiene
- Assist students with integration into the classroom and school setting
- Help students individually or in small groups with assignments and reinforce learning and retention concepts under the supervision of classroom teacher
- Monitor and report student progress to classroom teacher
- Accompany and supervise students during activities in school gymnasiums, laboratories, libraries, resource centres and on field trips
Security and Safety
- Child welfare check
- Criminal record check
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Repetitive tasks
- Combination of sitting, standing, walking
- Standing for extended periods
Work Location Information
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Client focus
- Interpersonal awareness
- Values and ethics
How to Apply
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Interest in assisting special-needs students such as those with mental and physical disabilities with mobility, communication and personal hygiene
Interest in copying information to work under direct supervision of classroom teachers and other professionals such as special education instructors, psychologists and speech-language pathologists; in assisting with classroom inventory; in using techniques such as sign language, Bliss symbols or Braille; in monitoring and reporting to classroom teacher on student progress; and in monitoring students during recess and noon hour
Interest in handling techniques of behaviour modification, personal development and other therapeutic programs; in preparing classroom displays and bulletin boards; in assisting in the preparation of learning materials and environment; and in accompanying and supervising students during activities in school gymnasiums, laboratories, libraries and resource centres, and on field trips
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