The successful candidate will be responsible for working with students with Special Needs (specifically physical and intellectual disabilities and behavioral or other learning difficulties). The Educational Assistant, as a professional and integral member of the school team, is responsible for the provision of academic, physical and emotional support to students with exceptional needs within the school in order to encourage student independence and the development of unique talents of individual students.
This position works 33.83 hours per week; schedule to be determined by the Prinicpal.Skills and Qualifications: Relevant training (for example, Behaviour Management Systems Training, BMS Experience working with students with Special Needs and with students who are exhibiting severe behavioural/emotional difficulties. Proven ability, experience and skill in working as a member of a team College Diploma in a related field of study or University Degree 2 - 3 years prior experience with Special Needs students Exceptional interpersonal skills in dealing with children and adolescents External candidates will only be considered after the Closing Date should no qualified internal candidates apply for this position Interested applicants must apply through applytoeducation.comIncomplete packages will not be considered .Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process upon request. Accommodation queries should be directed to the Human Resources Department at (705) 722-3555 ext. 212. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to individual enquiries.As a condition of employment, new employees to SMCDSB are required, by legislation, to submit a satisfactory Criminal Background Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
Frances Bagley Joe Zerdin
Director of Education Board of Trustees