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The Burnaby School District invites applications for the following casual, on-call positions to work at the British Columbia School for the Deaf:

EDUCATION ASSISTANTS

Education Assistants provide support for students in and out of the classroom and in the community.  This includes support such as behaviour management, curriculum implementation, social skills development, personal care and physical assistance.

Required qualifications include the completion of Grade 12 plus a recognized program in social sciences, childcare, special needs or ECE.  Fluency in American Sign Language is required.  Additional training or skills in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and Autism Spectrum Disorder or experience working with children with Autism would be an asset.

SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS

Sign Language Interpreters facilitate communication between deaf, hard of hearing and hearing students and staff by providing interpreting services in and out of the classroom in a variety of settings and activities with students, parents, staff and community groups, adjusting to the signing, educational and communication levels required.

Required qualifications include completion of Grade 12 plus an American Sign Language/English interpreter program, coupled with demonstrated fluency in American Sign Language including the ability to adjust to the signing, educational, and communication levels required.

DEAF/BLIND INTERVENORS

Deaf/Blind Intervenors facilitate communication between deaf/blind students, other students and staff by providing intervenor services in and out of the classroom; providing information to help facilitate their participation in the visual/oral world around them; assist in planning and implementing behaviour management strategies, and monitoring and reinforcing behaviour.  Intervenors also reinforce the educational program by tutoring, adapting, or modifying classroom materials to meet the specialized needs of students.

Required qualifications include completion of Grade 12 plus completion of a recognized program in special needs assistance supplemented by course work in deaf/blind intervention, or one year relevant work experience.  Demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language including the ability to adjust to the signing, educational and communication levels required as well as a demonstrated ability to work effectively with a full range of students with special needs is required.

Applications for the above positions can be forwarded to:

Human Resources Department

Burnaby School District

5325 Kincaid Street

Burnaby BC  V5G 1W5

applications@sd41.bc.ca

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