School District 69 (Qualicum) is centrally situated on east Vancouver Island and covers the area of Nanoose Bay to Bowser and spans from Errington across the Strait of Georgia to Lasqueti Island. We serve a student population of approximately 4000 students. School District 69 (Qualicum) consists of eight elementary schools (Grades K-7), two secondary schools (Grade 8-12), an alternate school (PASS/Woodwinds) and a Distributed Learning program to support home-learning families called the Collaborative Education Alternative Program (CEAP). False Bay School on Lasqueti Island is entirely off-grid with an immense solar project recently completed. School District 69 (Qualicum) also embraces many community organizations through various school programs. The area’s natural beauty, never-ending beaches, mild climate and small-town charm make it a popular tourist destination and a great opportunity to have a career in paradise.
SPARE CHILD AND YOUTH CARE WORKER
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Provides guidance to individual students,
student groups, and families.
Works with the School-Based Team,
or area counsellor, in designing, implementing, and monitoring an intensive,
flexible individual intervention for at-risk students and their families.
Recognizes the characteristics of students
at risk, intervenes in crisis situations and develops appropriate strategies
in consultation with school based team and/or area counsellor.
May work with families in the areas
of assessment, guidance, crisis intervention, and parenting skills, and
implements appropriate strategies as required.
Establishes direct lines of
communication and maintains effective liaison with outside agencies, e.g.,
the Ministry of Children and Family Development, Probation and Police
Services, and Youth Mental Health, as directed by school administrator or
Acts as a member of the school and
district Critical Incidence Teams as requested.
Develops, coordinates and supervises
all program activities as requested, e.g., group support, academics,
recreation, field trips, work experience, and special projects.
Assists in the delivery of
educational goals and objectives, e.g., IEP’s, academics, recreation, field
trips, work experience, and home visits.
May implement specialized “student
specific” programs for homebound students as outlined and supervised by
coordinate or assist with a school meals program.
verbal and written reports as required.
support fundraising including researching and writing grant applications.
with the general supervision of students in the school and on school related
provide support/programing beyond the hours of the school day.
other job related duties.
ABILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
A Degree in Child and Youth Care.
Completion of a supervised
One-year similar or related
experience including experience facilitating group support.
Ability to support staff and
parents in behaviour management skills.
Ability to work with minimal
Ability to work as a member of the
Ability to work effectively with
students and parents/guardians.
Valid Emergency First Aid
Additional qualifications such as
Food Safe may be required.
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School District 69 (Qualicum)
Director of Human Resources - School District 69 (Qualicum)
For further information please contact Denise Kinney, Human Resources Assistant at 250 954 3069 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.