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EDUCATION ASSISTANTS

Positions: Supportive Educational Assistants for 1:1 work in the home of a Distributed Learning (DL) student
Organization: Oak and Orca Bioregional School
9 positions: Sorrento, Abbotsford, Ladysmith, Courtenay, Prince George, Langley, & Chilliwack BC
Type: Part-Time

Oak and Orca School (DL) operates throughout BC, and our teachers work with families to support our student’s educational goals.

As an SEA employed by Oak and Orca, you would provide 1:1 support to your student to meet their curricular and IEP goals. You would work in the student’s home, and possibly their community. You might also support the student's work on their professional therapist's goals (eg, speech and language therapy goals).

We look for SEAs who:

  • Are skilled at working with children who have disabilities which affect their education
  • Are familiar with elementary education in BC
  • Make learning fun!
  • Are responsive and timely
  • Have strong communication & computer skills

As an Oak and Orca SEA, you would be required to submit a weekly work record of your hours, as well as learning samples, details of your work with your student, and comments on your student’s progress with their Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Additionally, you may be asked to: attend an IEP meeting, meet with your student’s teacher, or connect with school staff about your student. Meetings usually take place over Zoom.

Our Philosophy:

Our vision is to provide educational opportunities that empower children to create fundamental social change towards more fulfilling and ecologically sustainable communities. To this end, we have chosen a teaching approach that models bioregional philosophies and provides freedom of expression and choice to students.

Commitment: 

This position would ideally be for the remainder of the school year through to June.

Hours and Location:

These are part-time positions of about 2-8 hours per week TBD by the School, in consultation with the family. Location is in the family home, some students may want on-line services

Remuneration:

Our general scale for SEAs is a wage of $16 to $25 per hour, dependent on qualifications, experience, and education. We also have a special scale of $25 to $30 per hour, dependent on student needs and specialized qualifications.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

To Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email us ( work@oakandorca.ca ), with Subject Line: “Job Posting, ATTN Amanda”. As part of your application, please submit:

  • 3 References (including their email addresses)
  • PDF Resume
  • Your current phone number and email address

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

We look forward to hearing from you soon,
HR
Oak and Orca School (DL)


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 14 2021    ID: 61593