Student Support Assistant

Stratford Hall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
February 1, 2018

Position Rationale and Goal:
The Student Support Assistant is accountable to the Junior School Principal and will assist the Learning Specialist: Differentiated Learning with a student in the grade 7 classroom. We are seeking highly energetic, creative and positive individuals who are passionate about working with children.

For this position, the following are considered to be assets:

  • Experience working on a team providing Intensive Behavioural Intervention
  • Experience using techniques of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
  • Completion of POPARD coursework
  • An excellent practicum or work evaluation

 
Key Responsibilities:

  • Work in collaboration with the classroom teachers to meet the goals of an Individualized Education Plan and to implement positive behaviour support plan strategies
  • Provide in-class and 1:1 academic and behaviour support for a student, with specific attention to self-regulation and social interactions
  • Collect data and monitor student progress

Terms of Employment:
Full-time is preferred for this position, and the hourly rate is $25.42.
 
Please see the attached job posting for further details.
 
Application Procedure:
Applications should be addressed to the Junior School Principal, Ms. Greta Bartsch, and emailed to Ms. Olivia Law at olivia.law@stratfordhall.ca. Please note that due to volume, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
To be considered, complete applications should include the following:

  • Cover letter stating why you believe you are a great fit for this role in terms of training, experience and character;
  • An up-to-date CV/resumé; and
  • Contact details of at least three references (preferably those that have directly supervised you and can be contacted) either as a separate file or on the CV;
    • Please note that for child protection purposes, the current supervisor must serve as a reference prior to hiring

We would like to thank all applicants in advance, however we will only contact those selected for an interview.
 
Starting date: ASAP.