- HOURS OF WORK: 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm, Monday and Thursday; must be available for full day Pro D days and winter/spring break camps. Hours of work and length of term are subject to registration.
POSITION SUMMARY: The position will be directly responsible for facilitating and integrating a child/children with additional physical, behavioural or developmental support requirements into the Out of School Care programs.
JOB DUTIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES
- Facilitate participation and adapt activities as required for a child requiring, one on one support.
Encourage independence where appropriate and assist in developing child’s self-confidence.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, children, colleagues, and staff from the Queen Alexandra Foundation.
Responsible for completing any necessary written documentation of the child’s progress as part of their designated care plan.
Assist instructor with developing and coordinating the weekly program schedule to promote social experiences.
Promote and deliver safe, healthy, positive interactions, communications, diversity and learning opportunities.
Promote and enhance creative ideas in all program areas such as arts & crafts, dramatic play, music appreciation, science and nature, and sports.
- Applicants must be at least 19 years of age.
Must meet Vancouver Island Heath Authority licensing requirements for criminal record check.
Experience working with children with disabilities or additional support needs as required.
Emergency First Aid and CPR C.
Minimum of 180 hours of experience working with school age children (aged 5-12 yrs) with disabilities and behavior problems is required.
Class 4 drivers’ license is an asset.
Excellent Customer Service and Interpersonal skills.
Ability to work as an effective team member.
A clear and current criminal record check is a condition of employment, and is the financial responsibility of the successful candidate.