QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Please clearly demonstrate on your cover letter and resume, how you meet the following qualifications and experience:
Grade 12 graduation or equivalent;
Experience working with youth;
Post-secondary training in Exceptionalities Worker Program, Special Education, Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Social Services or Medical Services would be an asset;
Experience working with children/youth with special needs, including ADHD, autism, learning disabilities would be an asset;
Experience working in a First Nations setting and with First Nations students would be an asset;
Experience integrating trauma sensitive/developmentally responsive approaches to responding to student needs would be an asset.
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND SUITABILITY:
Ability to work effectively with students, teachers and parents;
Adaptability to cope with a wide variety of situations;
Ability to work as a member of a team;
Good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
Flexibility to undertake a variety of assignments;
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Security Clearance (Vulnerable Sector Check) prior to starting work;
Standard First Aid Certificate or a willingness to complete within 3 months;
Completion of the Educational Assistant Module by the end of the 2021/22 school year.
Include three references along with your cover letter and resume;
If you are a permanent (indeterminate) Educational Assistant in a Yukon school, you will need to seek permission from your Superintendent to apply on this job.