CALL FOR APPLICANTS (BANK OF CANDIDATES) TO FILL VARIOUS REPLACEMENTS
OR REGULAR POSITIONS UNTIL THE END OF THIS SCHOOL YEAR AND IN
PREPARATION FOR NEXT YEAR.
Nature of the 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.
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;
selects the measures designed to attain the objectives determined, develops his or her action
plan and applies the measures; assesses whether the objectives were attained and participates
in evaluating the plan.
He or she prepares, organizes and conducts educational or pedagogical support activities as well
as cultural, recreational and sports activities designed to develop social, cognitive, psycho-motor,
communication or other skills; selects, prepares and, if necessary, ensures that the necessary
material is adapted or constructed for these activities. He or she works with other staff 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, the
employee helps a student to read and write and provides him or her with needed explanations;
helps him or her with lessons and homework. He or she applies communication techniques
adapted to student needs.
He or she observes situations and works with students reacting to their environment; counsels
them; applies to students in crisis situations intervention techniques conducive to calm and order;
coaches them in their behaviour modification process; provides support to the teacher so as to
ensure an environment conducive to learning in the classroom.
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;
helps them with their schoolwork; determines with the students concerned and with the staff
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, 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 need be, he or she performs any other related duty.
Hold a Diploma of College Studies in Special Care Counselling or a diploma or an attestation of
studies recognized as equivalent by the competent authority.
- Very good English communication skills and good knowledge of French
- Good teamwork skills
- Able to adapt to various types of clientele
- Hold a certificate dated no more than three (3) years attesting to the successful
- 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 subparagraph 1.
Hourly wage of 23.50 to 32.93 $ per hour depending on experience