Job Posting 99165

Special Education Assistant
Pacific Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 14 days ago (Thu, 15 Feb)
full time  •  Grid 13($29.96 - $31.24/hour)

Special Education Assistant

Honour Secondary School

Supervisor: Jacquie Robertson, Manager of Youth Services- Surrey North


Full Time (35 hours/week)

Grid 13 ($29.96–$31.24/hour)

Closing Date: Open until filled.


Pacific Community Resources Society is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and visible minorities.



The Special Education Assistant is a member of the education team responsible for the academic and emotional needs of the youth in the school. The core role is to provide academic and behavioral support to students, set reasonable expectations and limits, and participate in planning the achievement of identified goals for individual youth. This requires a sound understanding of complex behaviors and barriers, impulsivity, attachment issues, and the effects of trauma and abuse, and learning disabilities.

The successful applicant will enjoy working with youth in an alternate school setting and bring experience in  creating and implementing Individual Education Plans, tutoring and recreation planning. They will be able to work flexible hours to support the success of students.



Diploma in a related field and 2 years experience working within a high school setting; Special Education Assistant certification from a recognized school plus experience may also be considered.

  • Standard First Aid and CPR
  • Criminal Records Check
  • Sound judgement, tact, and effective interpersonal skills
  • Trauma informed practice
  • Experience working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Learning disabilities training including FASD, ADHD
  • Experience in an alternative school setting is an asset.

Who We Are

Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) is a large not-for-profit agency that serves some of the most vulnerable people in our communities from Vancouver to Hope. We work with youth and vulnerable adults in the areas of education, employment, housing, substance use and mental health, and youth and family support services. We are CARF Accredited and a Certified Living Wage Employer.


Our Vision - Everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities!

Our Mission - To inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration.

Our Values - Advocacy, Diversity and Inclusion, Empowerment, Service Excellence, Stewardship, Well-being


We are grateful to operate on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷm əθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), Qw'?ntl'en (Kwantlen), se’mya’me (Semiahmoo), sc̓əwaθən məsteyəxʷ (Tsawwassen), q̓ic̓əy (Katzie), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Coquitlam), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), máthxwi (Matsqui) and Stó:lō Nations.


We Offer

  • Equitable Base Pay – we are a Certified Living Wage Employer
    • Generous paid vacation time, personal time, sick time; additional paid time off for life events
    • Additional paid holidays, ex. Easter Monday, Boxing Day
  • Extended health, prescription, dental & vision care plan, with 100% Employer-Paid Premiums
    • Disability and Life Insurance Coverage
    • Employee & Family Assistance Program including preventative health & counselling.
  • Membership in the Municipal Pension Plan with generous employer contributions
  • Flexible schedules and earned time off program *
  • Full-day agency orientation and extensive training, with regular ongoing performance evaluations
  • In-house digital and classroom learning opportunities; staff funding for professional development.
  • Opportunities to use your voice & participate in committees on policy, wellness, safety, EDI, etc.

* Eligibility will vary depending on terms and role requirements – details for this posting will be provided on request.


Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact our HR department at . Personal information will be kept confidential.

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