Classroom Assistant
Vancouver Community College
Vancouver, BC
Pclass # S9953
Job Summary
This position is responsible for providing 1-1 non-instructional support for students with disabilities in a classroom setting.

Job Duties/Responsibilities
1. Provides practical support to students in the classroom.
2. Provides guiding for students during class time.
3. May act as a reader and/or scribe for students when needed.
4. May assist the student with using adaptive equipment and software.
5. Refers concerns with the student’s accommodation plan to the Disability Advisor.
6. Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications
Education and Experience
  • Completion of Grade 12 including completion of 1 year of specialized training and with a minimum of 3 months of experience working with individuals with disabilities or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience may be substituted for the required qualifications.
Skills and Abilities
  • Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty and the general public.
  • Good organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage several time-sensitive tasks at any given time.
  • Experience working with people with multiple disabilities and disabling conditions such as learning disabilities, visual impairments, chronic health impairment, and mental health conditions. Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to, and understanding of, the challenges faced by students with disabilities.
  • Good written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with various groups including individuals with diverse abilities, cultures, and language levels.
  • Ability to take high-quality notes based on class lectures, discussions and activities.
  • Ability to act as a reader or scribe for tests and exams.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and act with diplomacy and tact when dealing with issues of a sensitive nature.
  • Knowledge of adaptive technologies available to students with disabilities is considered an asset.
  • Computer experience and proficiency with MS Office with a minimum typing speed of 45 WPM.
Salary Range - Prorated based on FTE
PAYGRADE 14 – $18.9250 to $21.6229 hourly, plus payment in lieu of vacation and statutory holidays.

Posting Detail Information
Employment Group Support Staff (CUPE)
Type of Position Casual
Employment Type On Call
Department DISABILITY
Primary Location - This position may require you to work at all VCC locations. Broadway
Is this posting only for internal applicants? No
Desired Start Date - May be subject to change
Position End Date - For Temporary Positions
Vacation Blackout Dates
Number of Hours per Week According to the needs of the department.
Work Schedule - Hours may vary according to the needs of the Department
The casual on-call position can have shifts from Monday to Thursday, either from 8:45am to 12:45am, or from 12:15pm to 4:15pm.

Eligible for Fortnight No
Special Instructions to Applicant
Vancouver Community College is committed to maintaining a work force that represents the diverse community we serve and we encourage all qualified applicants.

Posting Open Date 03/15/2019
Posting Close Date
Is this a pooled posting? Yes