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Job Number:  45997
Special Education Assistant - Early Learning
Job Posted: Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 10 August 2018
(44 days ago)
e4c
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

e4c is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At e4c, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story . . . and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it.

 

As a Special Education Assistant, you will deliver developmentally appropriate programming for children with special needs. You will will work as part of a larger team, under the direction of the teacher and the Site Manager, in the planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate, play-based programming for children (aged 2.5 to 5 years) in the classroom.

 

Hours: Full-time Contract: 10 month contract between school months of September to June: Monday to Friday: 8:30 to 4:30pm

 

Why Join Our Team       

  • Full time position includes health, dental and other work related benefits.
  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.
  • In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role.

In Your Role You Will

  • Participate in case management planning and implementation that focuses on children’s and families goals’ in collaboration with the inter-disciplinary team.
  • Maintain ongoing interaction with children during classroom activities on an individual, small group and large group basis.
  • Monitor equipment and room to ensure that safety protocols are being followed for optimum protection of participants.
  • Assist all classroom staff with materials preparation and classroom clean-up, which may include photocopying, laminating, toy sanitation and preparing craft materials
  • Maintain communication with classroom staff to ensure program plans are carried out consistently.
  • Model correct procedures and guidelines for post-secondary practicum students, parent volunteers and others.
  • Develop and maintain records and reports in order to meet program standards that include: attendance, disclosures, individual learning plans, classroom files and other appropriate documentation.

Education and Certifications

Required

  • Child Development Certificate Level 1, 2 or 3.
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Police Check with Vulnerable Sector.
  • Intervention Record Check.

Recommended

  • Special Needs Assistant Certificate.
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certificate.
  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) training.

Experience

  • 1+ years’ experience working with children with developmental delays i.e. cognitive disabilities, speech and language delays, behavioral concerns etc.
  • Equivalencies may be considered with a combination of work experience and education.
  • Strong knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice.
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team is an asset.

Competencies

  • Multi-Disciplinary Approach – a component which identifies ‘what people need to possess and ‘what they need to achieve’ in the workplace’; an ethical component concerned with integrating knowledge of culture, values and social awareness into professional practice; a component that emphasizes self-reflection in action; the capability to effectively implement evidence-based interventions in the service configurations of a modern best practices; and a commitment to working with new models of professional education and responsibility for lifelong learning.
  • Teamwork – the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with staff, colleagues, and stakeholders to achieve collective results.
  • Communication – the ability to understand and be understood by individuals and groups using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Innovative – the ability to challenge, take risks and generate new ideas to improve operations or create new opportunities.
  • Personal Effectiveness – the ability to demonstrate skills, knowledge and an attitude that enable them to effectively carry out the job and to maintain personal health over time.
  • Integrity and Ethical Behavior – a clear understanding of ethical and business practices.
  • Service Orientation – an understanding of clients’ needs and strives to meet or exceed expectations.

Apply

At e4c diversity is our strength. We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants. We welcome your application regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity or faith.

 

Thank you to all those apply. Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

How to Apply:
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Website: www.e4calberta.org


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