Job Posting 98951

Student Learning Support Workers
Place des Arts
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
1120 Brunette Avenue
closing tomorrow (Fri, 1 Mar)
part time - temporary / contract  •  $25/hr + 4% in lieu of vacation.

Place des Arts is seeking Student Learning Support Workers to supervise and support our campers for our upcoming Spring Break art camp. If you’re a dedicated, empathetic and qualified professional, we want to hear from you! 

 

This is a two‐week contract requiring the candidate to be onsite March 18-22 (Mon-Fri), 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (35‐hour work week) and March 25-28 (Mon-Thurs), 8:30 AM-12:30 PM (16-hour work week).

 

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION 

Founded in 1972, Place des Arts is a not-for-profit arts education centre with a mission to inspire the artist in everyone. Located in the historic Maillardville neighbourhood of Coquitlam, we offer quality instruction for all ages and skill levels in the visual, literary and performing arts. 

 

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY 

Reporting to the Fine and Performing Arts Programmer and working collaboratively with the Student Learning Support Team, the Student Learning Support Worker will assist Place des Arts staff and teachers with supervising and supporting camp participants with support needs and/or behavioural challenges. 

 

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES 

  • Work cooperatively with Camp Staff and teachers to create a support schedule to ensure all identified students are supported.
  • Visit identified classrooms in the centre to assist students who require positive behavioural support in the classroom, during transitions and breaks.
  • Provide verbal status reports regarding student support to the Camp Staff Team.
  • Reinforce Place des Arts’ “FISH” policy behaviour values: 
  • Follow Instructions
  • Include Everyone
  • Show Respect 
  • Help Each Other;
  • Assist with ensuring safe student arrival and departure.
  • Reinforce Place des Arts’ health and safety protocols.
  • Provide engagement activities during break times throughout the day.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE 

  • Completion or working toward completion of a Special Education Assistant Certificate/Diploma (or equivalent education and/or work experience). 
  • Previous experience working with children aged 5-14 with support needs and/or behavioural challenges in a field related to education and/or childcare.
  • Approachable, patient, caring, friendly, dependable, committed, responsible and adaptable.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to evaluate a situation and determine what action to take.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of personalities.
  • Proficiency in a second language (French, Korean, Farsi, Mandarin or Cantonese) considered is an asset.

 

REMUNERATION

$25/hr + 4% in lieu of vacation.

 

 

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