Educational Assistant

Kahnawake Education Centre - Kahnawake, QC (il y a 30+ jours)

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KAHNAWAKE EDUCATION CENTER

P.O. BOX 1000

KAHNAWAKE, QUEBEC J0L 1B0

TEL: (450) 632-8770 FAX: (450) 632-8042

WWW.KECEDU.CA

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

POSITION: EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT (2nd posting)

LOCATION: KAHNAWAKE SURVIVAL SCHOOL

SALARY: $630.00 per week

DURATION: Fixed-Term Contract for the remainder of 2019/2020 School Year

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm.

START DATE: Monday, November 25 2019

REQUIREMENTS:
  • A Child Care Certificate, Inclusive Special Educational or a Teaching Certificate
completed or in progress and experience or any other relevant education in working with

special needs, children or teaching children is an asset.

  • Special education background.
  • Solid knowledge of subject matter for all subjects and courses in the assigned program of
studies.

  • Knowledge of current trends in Education.
  • Knowledge of Kanien’kehá:ka and Kahnawà:ke culture and people.
  • Complete fluency and literacy in the language of instruction.
  • Driver’s license.
The Kahnawà:ke Education Center wishes to thank all those who apply. However, only qualified candidates with

complete applications will be contacted for an interview.

PLEASE SEND A CURRENT RÉSUMÉ, LETTER OF INTENT AND THE NAMES AND

CONTACT INFO OF THREE UPDATED PROFESSIONAL REFERENCE to:
Kahnawà:ke Education Center, Human Resources Dept., P.O. Box 1000
Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory, J0L 1B0 Email: cv@kecedu.ca

Copies of this Employment Opportunity and Job Descriptions will be available on our web site

www.kecedu.ca and at KEC reception. If you would like any additional information regarding this
employment opportunity, please do not hesitate to contact the Kahnawà:ke Education Center, Human

Resources Department at 450-632-8770.

Job Description
Educational Assistant
Department of Education

General Information

Position Title: Educational Assistant

Reports To: Associate Principal

Secondary Reports To: Principal

Date: November 2019

About Kahnawà:ke Education Center

The mission of the Kahnawà:ke Education Center is to provide the children who live in Kahnawà:ke with a
solid and well-rounded education laying the foundation for their future careers. The mission of KEC is
carried out by the Kahnawà:ke Combined Schools Committee (KCSC) as well as the administrative arm of
KEC. The KEC is responsible for the operation and support of three schools in the Kahnawà:ke community
and post-secondary administration.

Position Summary

The main purpose of the Educational Assistant role is to assist students within the classroom and with their

transition into work placements. The Educational Assistant will work with students in a group or on an

individual basis, to assist them in their learning, managing their behavior and promoting their self-esteem

while gaining acceptance of their peers. The Educational Assistant is required to work under the supervision

of the Classroom Teacher with students at the consolidated level having a variety of very special needs

and behaviors. The Educational Assistant will also assist in students’ work transition under the supervision

of the work placement supervisor.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibility 1: Assisting Students during their program studies (45%)

  • To assist the Student(s) in achieving the goals and objectives for each subject or course in the
respective program of studies.

  • To assist the Student(s) in adapting and establishing knowledge, skill and appropriate attitudes towards
the instructional objectives for all lessons, units and themes.

  • To assist the Student(s) by utilizing culturally-relevant, integrated, holistic, cooperative, experiential,
and student-centered methods, materials and resources.

  • To assist the Teacher(s) in developing and implementing evaluation methods and materials for all
students.

  • To assist the Student(s) in any necessary functions, including but not limited, mobility, communication,
personal hygiene, behavior modification, personal development and other forms of assistance under
the supervision of the Teacher.

  • To accompany student(s) to before and/or after school co-curricular activities in order to support their
engagement in these activities.

  • To accompany student(s) to nurse office and or during any necessary function.
  • Collaborate with other support individuals relevant in order to support the student(s) learning inside and
outside classroom.

Responsibility 2: Assisting Student(s) between classroom and work transition (35%)

  • To assist the Teacher(s) in establishing and maintaining classroom rules, routines, and procedure that
are consistent with school and system philosophy and policy.

  • To use cultural values, such as respect and to guide all students to use appropriate behaviour and
language.

  • To assist the Teacher(s) in implementing classroom routines that enable all students to develop
responsibility to work independently and cooperatively.

  • To assist the Teacher(s) in managing and resolving student conflicts, particularly related to bullying and
unacceptable behaviour using effective behaviour methods, including conflict resolution and peer
mediation.

Job Description
Educational Assistant
Department of Education

  • To assist the Teacher(s)in providing an open atmosphere in which all students feel invited, accepted
and wanted.

  • To supervise student(s) during Teacher(s) absence.
  • To assist Student(s) in maintaining the work place rules and procedures while the student is on work
placements under supervision of a work placement supervisor.

  • To accompany, assist, facilitate and support the student(s) during their work transition within and
outside school.

  • To assist in transporting of student(s) to external work placements when necessary.
  • To assist and facilitate filling out all necessary student(s) forms from guardians, parents, KEC staff and
any relevant personnel.

Responsibility 4: General duties (20%)

  • To assist the Teacher(s) in providing a classroom environment that is safe, pleasant, aesthetic,
stimulating and conducive to learning.

  • To assist the Teacher(s) in creating relevant and appropriate educational displays and centers that
reflect current themes and projects and that reflect the Kanien’kehá:ka culture and language.

  • To assist the Teacher(s) in maintaining accurate, effective, and organized records that include
curriculum maps, plan books, programs of studies, timetables, classroom registers, student progress
and cumulative reports and files, and inventory records.

  • To assist the Teacher(s) in using classroom space and equipment effectively and with concern for
security and maintenance.

  • To assist the work placement supervisor in maintaining accurate, effective and organized
records/evaluations on student(s) progress when necessary.

Skill & Competency Requirements

Core Competencies:The necessary core competencies for this position include:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Sound judgement and critical thinking
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Teamwork
  • Professionalism and high ethics standards
Technical Competencies:Required technical competencies for this position include:
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to supervise student(s)
  • Ability to maintain a positive outlook
  • Strong language processing skills of reading, writing, and spelling.
  • Strong mathematics skills
Education, Knowledge & Experience

  • A Child Care Certificate, Inclusive Special Educational or a Teaching Certificate completed or in
progress and experience or any other relevant education in working with special needs, children or
teaching children is an asset.

  • Special education background
  • Solid knowledge of subject matter for all subjects and courses in the assigned program of studies
  • Knowledge of current trends in Education
  • Knowledge of Kanien’kehá:ka and Kahnawà:ke culture and people
  • Complete fluency and literacy in the language of instruction
  • Driver’s license