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If you have any questions about the posting below, please contact human resources directly at applicants@sd42.ca

DEAFBLIND INTERVENOR EDUCATION ASSISTANT

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The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows School District (SD42) is looking for a qualified Education Assistant with Deafblind Intervention Certification to work at Kanaka Creek Elementary school effective September 1, 2018. This position involves working with a student who has dual sensory loss (hearing and vision) resulting in significant difficulties in orientation, mobility, and accessing environmental information.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Successful completion of Grade 12 plus the Special Education Teaching Assistant program or equivalent plus successful experience working with individuals with special needs

Successful completion of the Deafblind Intervenor Training Program through the Provincial Outreach Program for Students with Deafblindness

Be adept at managing amplification equipment and have proficiency in ASL with the ability to adjust to the signing, educational and communication levels of the student

Skills will be used regarding personal care and lifting

Rate of pay: $27.97 per hour + 4% premium to the hourly wage

*Please note that Kanaka Creek Elementary works on a Balanced Calendar

Interested applicants may apply by email to applicants@sd42.ca or submit their package in person, by fax or mail to the District Education office noted below ATTN:  HUMAN RESOURCES DEPT.

Complete Packages should include:

*District Application form click here

*Cover Letter, Resume with all required supporting documentation

For more information about our School District please visit: http://www.sd42.ca/our-district/