Special Education Assistant (SEA)
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We are seeking applications for a Special Education Assistant (SEA). The SEA will work to support the students under the general direction of grades teacher, with specific responsibility for assisting in the supervision and instruction of student(s), observing and documenting student progress, and implementing plans for instruction developed by the teacher(s). This support may include behaviour management, curriculum implementation, social skills development, personal care and physical assistance.

The teacher responsible for a student with special needs is responsible for designing, supervising and assessing the educational program for that student. It is the SEA’s role to assist the teacher in this responsibility. Under the direction of the teacher, the SEA assists in implementing the program while performing functions which range from personal care to assisting with instructional programs. In addition, the SEA may provide general classroom assistance when appropriate. While SEAs may assist in the collection of data for the purpose of evaluating student progress, the teacher is responsible for evaluating and reporting on the progress of the student to parents.

*Additional hours may be available each week. To be determined with the successful candidate.

Please submit your resume and cover letter (plus copies of academic and professional credentials, if relevant) and the names and contact information for three professional references (letters of reference are acceptable) to hr@sunrisewaldorfschool.org. We thank everyone for their interest but only those offered an interview will be contacted.

Minimum Qualifications

  • One year experience supporting students in an education setting.

  • Knowledge of or experience with Waldorf education an asset.

  • SEAs are not required to hold BC teacher certification.

Job Type: Part-time

Part-time hours: 10-25 per week

Salary: $24.50 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress

  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

As a Group 1 independent school, we follow the direction of the PHO and Ministries of Health & Education & Childcare.

Experience:

  • SEA: 1 year (preferred)

Application deadline: 2022-09-16

Expected start date: 2022-09-15