Apply By: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 11:59 pm EST
STUDENT SUPPORT COUNSELLOR - LD PROGRAM
Organization: Ministry of Education
Division: Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch
Job Term: 1 Temporary , Seasonal position - September to June recurring
Job Code: 50466 - Residence Counsellor 2
Salary: $25.77 - $28.35 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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Posting Status: Open
Job ID: 159316
A rewarding opportunity awaits you at The Ministry of Education, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch. Currently we are looking for a Student Support Counsellor to support the Amethyst Demonstration School in London. Our mission is to provide place where students, families and staff find support to learn, grow, discover and ultimately, 'Believe in Themselves.” At the Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch, Amethyst Demonstration School we provide a specialized residential school program for students with severe learning disabilities whose educational needs cannot be adequately met in their local boards. Our schools are known for being forward thinking and technologically advanced. Upon entering our doors, you will feel the excitement and commitment to learning excellence.
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of students with severe learning disabilities? Do you have a background in child development and experience in a childcare related field? If so, this career opportunity with the Ministry of Education, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch may be of interest to you.
What can I expect to do in this role?
How do I qualify?
Skills and Qualifications
Your background and experience enables you to meet the following requirements:
• Knowledge and understanding of learning disabilities and behaviour management techniques;
• Demonstrated ability to facilitate effective social/recreational/leisure programs geared to meet the needs of students with severe learning disabilities;
• Knowledge of relevant legislation/policies/procedures/guidelines/practices that address student care and safety;
• Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively with students, parents, staff and other professionals;
• Sound judgment and problem solving skills;
• Ability to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team;
• Willingness and ability to work shifts.
Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union
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Category: Health and Social Services
Posted on: Wednesday, January 6, 2021
How to apply:
Send application to: PSBjobs@ontario.ca
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 20, 2021 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.
We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.
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