An employee hired to provide direct and indirect support to teachers, administrators, parents, students and the community. This employee works in cooperation with the School Based Team, Director of Instruction Student Services, the aboriginal community and other agencies. The Aboriginal Support Worker works with children of native ancestry and is responsible to an assigned supervisor.
- Grade 12 or equivalent
- Valid British Columbia Driver’s License
- A diploma/degree from a recognized course of study at an accredited institute in counseling, adolescent psychology, child and youth work relevant to understanding and working with students of native ancestry.
- Minimum of two years’ experience working directly with children and families both in an
educational setting and in an aboriginal community.
- Preference will be given to candidates of Aboriginal ancestry.
Please apply at https://bit.ly/2EOPREY.
Note: When applying for positions it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide details of their qualifications for the position.
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those under consideration will be contacted.
The successful applicant will be subject to the terms of the Criminal Records Act.
To see what our district has to offer click on the link: https://www.sd5.bc.ca/careeropportunities/Documents/Explore%20SD5%20South%20East%20Kootenay%20.pdf
Employees who do not possess the required qualification but are in the process of acquiring such qualifications and will reasonably attain them within sixty (60) working days from the closing dateof the posting, will be considered if there are no internal qualified applicants.
Please apply for this job only in the manner specified by the employer, otherwise your application will not be considered for the position.
All internal applicants must complete a profile and apply for this position using the Job Posting Web found on your PowerSchool web portal.
All external applicants are invited to visit our website at www.sd5.bc.ca to create a profile and apply for postings. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, certificates and at least three (3) professional references, preferably from current supervisors.
Note: WHEN APPLYING FOR POSITIONS IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO PROVIDE DETAILS OF THEIR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION.
The successful applicant will be subject to the terms of the Criminal Records Review Act. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.