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Vacancy: Education SupportCompetition: 14-518-R-2
Position:Teacher Assistant
Job Description:Teacher Assistant CUPE Term
Location(s) / School Site(s):Pleasant Bay School
Vacancy type:Term
New / Replacement Position:Replacement
Internal / External:External; Internal
Start Date:09/02/2014
End Date:06/30/2015
Additional Start/End Information:
Additional Information:
Hours per Day:5.5
Months per Year:10
Qualifications for this position:*A High School Diploma or equivalent *Teacher assistant training through a recognized diploma or certificate program, or an equivalent training program (i.e. - CCA, LPN) *Must have practicum experience as part of the recognized program, or a minimum of three years on the job experience, with additional course work and/or attendance at workshops in child studies and personal care *Good health to provide personal and physical care to students *Current certification in CPR and First Aid *Current certification in non-violent crisis intervention *Sufficient knowledge of subject matter to assist the student in the classroom *Excellent interpersonal and communication skills *Education and training in the use of assistive technology, including computers, will be considered an asset *Experience and demonstrated ability in managing children or youth with exceptional needs will be considered an asset
Essential Qualifications:
Desirable Qualifications:
Other Skills or Courses Required:
Preference Given:
Closing Date and Time:07/25/2014 11:59:00 AM

FOR CUPE VACANCIES ONLY: Please note that in accordance with Collective Agreement provisions members of CUPE Local 955 who have been appointed by the Board to permanent or term positions will be given preference.