Education Support Worker

Company
Aamjiwnaang First Nation
Industry
Health
Location
Sarnia, ON
Required Experience
Experience in deadling with children/youth
Job Type
Contract
Education/Credentials
Post-Secondary education in the following areas: DSW, CYW, SSW, AUTISM
Resume
Required
Cover Letter
Required
Application deadline
04/04/2024

Company: Aamjiwnaang First Nation

Industry:

Location: Sarnia, ON

Required Experience: Experience in deadling with children/youth

Job Type: Contract

Education/Credentials: Post-Secondary education in the following areas: DSW, CYW, SSW, AUTISM

Resume: Required

Cover Letter: Required

Application deadline: 04/04/2024


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Job Description

Position Title: Education Support Worker

Location: Sarnia, ON

Duration: May 2024 – May 2025

Posting Closes/Deadline: April 4, 2024

Tentative Interview Date(s): April 8-12, 2024

Purpose of the Position:

Education Support Workers promote a sense of belonging and support to Aamjiwnaang students during their school day. Working collaboratively with teachers and school administrators, the Education Support Workers assist students to achieve academic milestones and promote student engagement and well-being. Provide advocacy support for students and liaison with schools and families for Indigenous Education programs and services.

Responsibilities:

  • Work individually and in small groups in classrooms and around the school
  • Assist classroom teacher to support learning strategies based on assessments and recommendations from student success teams.
  • Help motivate students and offer daily encouragement as a caring adult.
  • Assists with supervision on class trips, in the classroom and hallways, in the yard, at lunch, receiving and delivering students to and from transportation.
  • Provide support for student transitions (i.e. Grade 8 to secondary school)
  • Effectively communicate with the school-based teams to promote student success.
  • Monitor and collect data on student progress as directed.
  • Respond to student needs as directed.

Other:

  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Post-Secondary education in the following areas: DSW, CYW, SSW, AUTISM
  • First Aid & CPR Training;
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training is an asset
  • Experience in dealing with children/youth
  • Sensitivity to Indigenous issues

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • The ability to treat students in a respectful, responsible and fair manner
  • Exhibit a high degree of initiative and self-direction.
  • The ability to utilize current technologies;
  • the ability to work successfully in a team environment;
  • The ability to work & communicate effectively within the education environment

Other Considerations

In accordance with Section 16 Special Programs of the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference will be given to Aamjiwnaang Band Members with relevant education/experience (R.S.C 1985, c H-6, s16 (1-3).

Application Process

If you are interested in this opportunity, kindly forward your resume and cover letter via mail, email, or fax to:

Aamjiwnaang First Nation

978 Tashmoo Avenue

Sarnia, ON N7T 7H5

Attention: Ashley Fisher, Human Resources Officer

orĀ 

humanresource@aamjiwnaang.ca

or

519-336-0382 fax