• Full Time
  • Wikwemikong
  • June 28, 2024

Website NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre

NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG – Wikwemikong Health Centre School – Based Behaviour Assistant

Summary
The School-Based Behaviour Support Assistant will work with students who have special education needs. The SchoolBased Behaviour Support Assistant will help promote learning, reduce barriers to learning, and educational outcomes, and promote self-confidence and the emotional well-being of the student. The School-Based Behaviour Support Assistant will promote and support education staff and Aasgaabwitwindwaa Binoojiinhik Wiin ni Gshkiwewziwaat (ABWnG) team members to encourage engagement and learning. All aspects of this position will be expected to follow best practices models. The School-Based Behaviour Support Assistant will be under the supervision of the ABWnG Manager.

Responsibilities
1. Support students who have special educational needs;
2. To assist the classroom teacher, educational assistant and other staff carry out appropriate planned programming to meet the needs of the student, enabling them to reach their full potential;
3. To assist with the student’s integration into the class and or group;
4. To encourage and support the learning process of the student in one-on-one interventions and within a group;
5. To assist in the monitoring of the student’s performance and to report progress through the EMR;
6. To provide feedback to enhance the student’s self-esteem and to encourage acceptable behaviour;
7. To Liaise effectively with all staff in the school and the ABWnG team;
8. To help the student focus, keep them on task and prevent outbursts;
9. Engage in cultural competence training and provide culturally competent services;
10. Provide best practices interventions in areas such as social skills training, self-esteem, anger management, and impulse control.

Qualifications
 College Diploma or Degree
 Experience working with children/youth experiencing social/emotional difficulties
 Demonstrated ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team
 Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances require.
 Demonstrated knowledge of Anishinabek culture, formal cultural sensitivity training, and experience working with Aboriginal cultures are assets.
 Valid Ontario Driver’s License and reliable vehicle.
 Clear CPIC and Vulnerable Sector Screen are required.

Interested applicants MUST submit: 1) A cover letter; 2) an Updated resume; 3) a Photocopy of certificates / diploma /degree from a post-secondary institution, and 4) Contact information (email, phone number) of 2 work-related references.

Attention: Melissa Roy
NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre
P.O. Box 101, 16A Complex Drive, Wikwemikong, Ontario P0P 2J0
Telephone: 705-859-3164 / Fax: 705-859-3300 / Email: mroy@wikyhealth.ca

To apply for this job email your details to mroy@wikyhealth.ca