As a rapidly growing school division in Alberta, Rocky View Schools (RVS) supports the educational needs of more than 27,000 students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in 53 schools to ensure they learn, belong and succeed.
RVS is located on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy including the Siksika, Kainai, Piikani Nations; the Tsuut'ina Nation, the Stoney-Nakoda, including the Chiniki, Bearspaw and Wesley Nations; and the Métis Nation of Alberta Region 3.
Our team is committed to creating positive, safe and inclusive environments for students to learn and for staff to work together. RVS encourages applications from individuals who can help shape and embody our core values of Leadership, People, Community and Innovation, and support our vision that RVS is a world-class learning organization where all students achieve their absolute best.
RVS invites applications for a temporary, full-time (30 hrs/wk) Learning Assistant position starting immediately until June 29, 2023 at Ralph McCall School. Ralph McCall School is located in the City of Airdrie, and is home to students from grades K-4. For more information regarding this school, please visit their website at https://mccall.rockyview.ab.ca/.
Under the direction of a teacher, assists students individually, and/or in groups, by carrying out plans and activities as assigned by the teacher
Reinforces strategies as directed by the teacher(s) and identified in Personalized Learning Plan (PLP), Individualized Program Plans (IPP), Behaviour Support Plans (BSP), safety plans, and medical plans, in programming for the diverse needs of the students
Implements behaviour management strategies for students as needed
Contributes to the achievement of students' educational goals and objectives by working with the teacher to create a positive, safe, and optimal learning environment
Supports students with routine personal care activities such as toileting, movement, personal hygiene, eating, drinking and feeding
Supports students' medical needs as directed and in accordance with RVS policies and procedures.
Educational Assistant Certificate or a certificate from a related field
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
Training in a preventative/de-escalating behaviour course and/or willingness to become certified in divisional programs
Minimum one (1) year experience working with students with challenging behavior and applying positive behavior support
Rocky View Schools Benefits
6% vacation pay
Flex Benefits Plan (Extended Health, Dental Benefits, Wellness/Health Care Spending Account(s), Tax Free Savings Account and Registered Retirement Savings Plan)
This position does not qualify for Sick Days or Defined Benefit Pension Plan
Professional development and training opportunities
In order to be selected as a candidate for an interview, candidates must submit proof of qualifications/education as required by the position
The successful candidate must submit a current Criminal Record with Vulnerable Sector Check within 30 days of the start of your employment
Open to: Internal and External applicants
Salary Range: $21.75 - $26.00 hourly rate
How to Apply
We request all applications be placed through https://rockyview.simplication.com.
Applications must include your cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references.
Quote Job Code: #3368859
Closing Date: On or before November 18, 2022 by 4:30 pm.
Rocky View Schools
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