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Posted: 
2021-10-22
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Whitehorse
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE :

Please clearly demonstrate on your cover letter and resume, how you meet the following qualifications and experience: Grade 12 graduation or equivalent;

Experience working with youth;

Post-secondary training in Exceptionalities Worker Program, Special Education, Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Social Services or Medical Services would be an asset;

Experience in supporting students through Picture Exchange Communication systems and other visual communication support systems would be an asset;

Experience and training related to students on the autism spectrum and other neurodevelopmental needs would be an asset;

Training in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention would be considered to be an asset.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND SUITABILITY: Ability to work effectively with students, teachers and parents;

Adaptability to cope with a wide variety of situations;

Ability to work as a member of a team;

Good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;

Flexibility to undertake a variety of assignments;

Ability to work with minimal supervision. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Security Clearance (Vulnerable Sector Check) prior to starting work;

Standard First Aid Certificate or a willingness to complete within 3 months;

Completion of the Educational Assistant Module by the end of the 2021/22 school year. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Include three references along with your cover letter and resume

If you are a permanent (indeterminate) Educational Assistant in a Yukon school, you will need to seek permission from your Superintendent to apply on this job.