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DEAFBLIND INTERVENOR EDUCATION ASSISTANT – Continuing

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

How to Apply:

In your application, please include your:

  • Resume and Cover Letter (preferably in PDF format)
  • All Supporting Documentation

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

Our staff members are the foundation of our system. When you join our school district, you become part of a talented community of educators and support staff dedicated to enriching the lives of all students and helping them achieve success.

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Looking for Deaf Actors and Directors

 

Connor Y.M. had worked in collaboration with Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre to create an ASL promotion for a very special opportunity for all Deaf, Deafened, and Hard of Hearing actors and theatre professionals. The below link leads to a single webpage that contains two videos – for Actors and Directors – and the full documents with audition information. 

 

http://http://www.citadeltheatre.com/artists-learning/the-academy/citadel-banff-centre-professional-theatre-program/applications-and-auditions

PROVINCIAL MEDICAL SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING SERVICES CONSULTATION

The Provincial Language Service, a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), is seeking your input. We have held engagement sessions around the province. The purpose of the engagement is to understand the values and specific needs related to creating a successful provincial medical Sign language interpreting services. Deaf, hard of hearing and Deaf-Blind community members came together and provided valuable input. Engagement sessions were held in Kelowna, Greater Vancouver, Victoria and Prince George.

We are now inviting you to the follow-up meeting in Vancouver where we will report on the feedback we received. TO REGISTER or if you have any questions, please email Emina@rmdelaney.com.

The meeting will take place at:

?4:30 pm on Wednesday, June 20

Vancouver

BC Children’s and Women’s Health Centre

Clinical Support Building

932 29th Ave. Bikeway

Room V2-222

We have also organized meeting space at five (5) other locations that will join the meeting via telehealth. Remote location details are:

1. Kelowna

Kelowna General Hospital

2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna

Room: Boardroom

2. Prince George

Prince George University Hospital Northern BC

1475 Edmonton Street, Prince George

Room: Vern Fraser Rm

3. Nanaimo

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

1200 Dufferin Cr, Nanaimo

Room: 1203

4. Victoria

Royal Jubilee Hospital

1952 Bay Street, Victoria

Room: EMP Boardroom 188

5. Terrace

Terrace Mills Memorial Hospital

4720 Haugland Avenue, Terrace

Room: Education Rm

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The Snapping Barriers Show screening: In My Way

The Snapping Barriers Show is open 

Monday, June 11, 1-4pm
Wednesday, June 13, 1-4pm
Friday, June 15, 1-4pm.

There will be a special screening of In My Way, a film by Ladan Sahraei. The filmmaker will be in attendance.

Lynn Valley Centre Mall, 1199 Lynn Valley Rd,
Room 129 – C, just past the shoe repair and elevator.
ASL will be provided on Friday, June 15th  between 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 
Please feel free to come!  

 

 

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