Rocky View Schools (RVS) serves the educational needs of over 25,000 students within 54 diverse schools. As the fifth largest school jurisdiction in Alberta, RVS balances the development of learner competencies with an ongoing emphasis on literacy and numeracy. We believe all learners deserve to have their needs met through learning communities that value inclusion, diversity, compassion and fairness. In RVS, the best interest of students is at the center of every decision.
RVS invites applications for a temporary, full-time (30 hrs/wk) Learning Assistant position for Springbank Middle School starting immediately until June 30, 2022. Springbank Middle School is located in Springbank, and serves English and French Immersion students from grades 5-8. Information regarding this school may be found at https://springmd.rockyview.ab.ca/.
Responsibilities Include Under the direction of a teacher, assists students individually, and/or in groups, by carrying out plans and activities as assigned by the teacher
Reinforces strategies as directed by the teacher(s) and identified in Personalized Learning Plan (PLP), Individualized Program Plans (IPP), Behaviour Support Plans (BSP), safety plans, and medical plans, in programming for the diverse needs of the students
Implements behaviour management strategies for students as needed
Contributes to the achievement of students' educational goals and objectives by working with the teacher to create a positive, safe, and optimal learning environment
Supports students with routine personal care activities such as toileting, movement, personal hygiene, eating, drinking and feeding
Supports students' medical needs as directed and in accordance with RVS policies and procedures.Education/Experience Educational Assistant Certificate or a certificate from a related field
Training in a preventative/de-escalating behaviour course and/or willingness to become certified in divisional programs
One or more years relevant experience preferred
Minimum one (1) year experience working with students with challenging behavior and applying positive behavior supportRocky View Schools Benefits 6% vacation pay
This position does not qualify for benefits or sick time
Professional development and training opportunities
The successful candidate must submit a current Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check within 30 days of the start of employment Open to: Internal and External applicants
Salary: Starting hourly rate $20.51
How to Apply
We request all applications be placed through http://rockyview.simplication.com/. Applications must include your cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references.
Quote Job Code#: 3132688
Closing Date: On or before November 1, 2021 by 4:30 pm Rocky View Schools
www.rockyview.ab.ca/hr_benefits We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be contacted via email or by phone for an interview. Please ensure your online profile information is up to date so there is no delay in contacting you.