Vacant Special Education Technician 8hrs

Job Brief
The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in working with a multidisciplinary team to apply special education techniques and methods

Job Offer: NFSB2021-022-023

VACANT
SPECIAL EDUCATION TECHNICIAN
8HRS/ WEEK
HEMMINGFORD ELEMENTARY

Please apply by July 12th, 2021 through our online application form accessible through our website at www.nfsb.qc.ca
If you have any issues, please email us at [email protected]

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Hold a Diploma of College Studies in special care counseling or a diploma or an attestation of studies recognized as equivalent by the competent authority.

BOARD REQUIREMENTS
Experience:

  • Training in Autism would be an asset
  • Experience working with students with special needs and creation of IEPs.
  • Experience working with teaching staff and pedagogy
  • Knowledge of appropriate ways to handle intervention with challenging behaviors
  • Computer skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Good communication skills
  • Bilingual

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Hold a certificate dated no more than three (3) years attesting to the successful completion of:

  • a standard first aid course of a minimum eight (8) hour duration.
  • a refresher course of a minimum six (6) hour duration updating the skills acquired in the course mentioned in paragraph 1.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR : School Principal
WORK SCHEDULE : 8 hours per week – 9:00-9:40; 10:00-10:50; 10:50-11:45
EFFECTIVE DATE: September 1st, 2021 to June 23, 2022
REMUNERATION : $23.12 – $33.61 per hour, in conformity with the salary scales set by the Ministry.

NATURE OF WORK
The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in working with a multidisciplinary team to apply special education techniques and methods in keeping with an individualized education plan intended for handicapped students or students with social maladjustments or learning difficulties or in keeping with a program designed for students requiring specific support.

CHARACTERISTIC FUNCTIONS
Under the responsibility of the school administration and in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team, he or she participates in developing and drawing up an individualized education plan; he or she selects the measures designed to attain the objectives determined, develops his or her action plan and applies the measures; he or she assesses whether the objectives were attained and participates in evaluating the plan.
He or she prepares, organizes and conducts educational or pedagogical support, cultural and recreational activities as well as sports activities designed to develop social, cognitive, psycho-motor, communication or other skills; he or she selects, prepares and, if necessary, ensures that the necessary material is adapted or constructed for these activities. He or she works with other staff members to determine and carry out other educational activities such as the organization and supervision of practicums in the workplace. He or she helps students with learning activities in class; within his or her competence, he or she helps a student to read and write and provides him or her with needed explanations; he or she helps him or her with lessons and homework. He or she observes situations and works with students reacting to their environment; he or she counsels them; he or she applies, during crises, intervention techniques conducive to calm and order; he or she coaches them in their behavior modification process; he or she provides support to the teacher so as to ensure an environment conducive to learning in the classroom.
He or she applies communication techniques adapted to student needs. He or she informs students of the various disorders or dependencies and, if necessary, meets with them to provide them with advice, help or referrals to specialized resources. He or she supervises students who, following a sanction, must receive instruction in another room; he or she helps them with their schoolwork; he or she determines with the students concerned and with the staff members involved in intervention efforts the conditions for reintegrating the classroom. He or she may be required to accompany students with special needs on the arrival and departure of school buses. He or she records his or her observations and interventions, keeps files and prepares reports on a student’s situation.
He or she works, where necessary, with youth protection organizations and external interveners in matters pertaining, in particular, to parental abuse or negligence; where applicable, he or she helps the school administration to conduct student searches.
He or she meets with students, parents and teachers to provide them with advice, information and pertinent documents and referrals.
If necessary, he or she administers medication according to medical requirements and the school policy in effect and to the parents’ instructions; he or she administers first aid. He or she may be required to use a computer and the various software needed to perform his or her duties. He or she may be required to train less experienced technicians as well as coordinate the work of support staff in performing duties related to the implementation of programs involving technical operations for which he or she is responsible.
If need be, he or she performs any other related task.

**“The New Frontiers School Board is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce, encouraging all qualified applicants to apply. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.”

  • Human Resources Department

Job Type: Part-time

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