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Special Education Assistant

Job Description

Expiring: September 30,2021
Salary: $22.00 – $24.00/Hourly
Job Type: Full-Time, Contract – 2 people required
Language: English
Start Date of Employment (Approx.): September 07, 2021
Minimum Education: High School
Positions Available: 2

Job Title: Special Education Assistant
Job Location(s)

550 Thompson Ave.
Coquitlam, British Columbia
V3J 3Z8 Canada

The additional physical workload that the Education Assistant carries out on a daily basis.- Special Education Assistant : PHYSICAL

The Educational Assistant – Physically works with students that routinely require assistance with lifting, transferring, positioning, toileting, personal care etc.

Special Education assistant ( s) required for September 2021 for a Modified High School Student – grade 11.

Job requirements:

– Strength is prerequired and training to support someone in the washroom (due to height/weight of the student)

– toileting required

– able to use /hold weight with transfer belt

– student uses large walker/walking frame

– Student likes to be with someone with engaging personality as this student has few words to communicate (partially non verbal) **** can we say something more personal here***** like: but still a great deal to say. Having the skills to read body language and facial expressions is an asset . Supports students in learning communication skills and social/emotional strategies as outlined for their goals in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or as needed on a daily basis.

– Experience with special education students asset/required. Prefer one (1) year specific experience working with persons with diverse learning needs and physical disabilities. Therapy staff at the school will train /work with the candidates.

In consultation with Teachers, Occupational Therapists, and Physiotherapists, and Speech Language Pathologists, adapts physical activities and understands base-line behaviours for specific students and recognizes when there is a change and follows reporting protocols.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS Grade 12 or equivalent, and One (1) year Education Assistant and Community Support Worker certificate or equivalent combination of post-secondary courses in child/adolescent development, or behaviour management including nonviolent crisis intervention techniques. Current Level One First Aid.

OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Physically able to work with students at their level, (running, squatting, kneeling and sitting on the floor). Physically able to carry out weight bearing transfers of students weighing up to


How to Apply

Contact: Elizabeth Urbani
Phone: 604-838-0419

Email: Lizurbani@hotmail.com

Support Needed
 Full Time (30+ hours per week)
Support for Individual Age Group
Personal Care
Incontinence Care, Willing to Train
Mobility Support
Transfer Support
Behaviour Support
Willing to Train
Complex Health Needs
Seizure Support, Willing to Train
Skills & Training
Language Spoken
Willing to group with other family to share a Support Worker?