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STUDENT SUPPORT COUNSELLOR

Organization:
Ministry of Education
Division:
Provincial Schools Branch
City:
London
Job Term:
2 Temporary fixed term unclassified regular part-time positions – 10 hours/wk – September to June recurring
Job Code:
50466 - Residence Counsellor 2
Salary:
$24.52 - $26.96 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
74879
The Amethyst Demonstration School's mission is to provide a safe place where students, families and staff find support to learn, grow, discover and ultimately, 'Believe in Themselves.' At Amethyst we provide a specialized residential school program for students with severe learning disabilities whose educational needs cannot be adequately met in their local boards. The school is known for being forward thinking and technologically advanced. Upon entering the doors of Amethyst, you will feel the excitement and commitment to learning excellence.

Do you have a background in child development and experience in a child care related field? If so, this opportunity with the Ministry of Education, Provincial Schools Branch may be of interest to you.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• work 10 hrs/week (2 hours daily - 5 days a week) to assist students and staff with morning and breakfast routines in residences.

How do I qualify?

Knowledge and related experience

• Secondary School Graduation Diploma or College Certificate/Diploma in a child related field and/or equivalent training and experience in working with learning disabled children in a residential facility;
• knowledge of relevant legislation i.e. Child & Family Services Act and various policies, procedures, guidelines and practices related to student care and supervision;
• demonstrated ability to maintain responsible care and supervision of students;
• excellent communications skills, including written English to communicate effectively with students /staff / parents;
• ability to work as a team member.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 10 months, 1515 Cheapside St , London, West Region, General Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
4-A
Category:
Health and Social Services
Posted on:
Friday, January 23, 2015
Note:
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to provide a general or enhanced screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above on this job advertisement to determine the screening check that is required for each position.

    A general screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense. An enhanced screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense and permission for the Negotiations & Security Branch , Employee Relations Division to conduct any specific screening as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above.

    A record of a Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check results will only be reviewed and evaluated by the Negotiations & Security Branch for the purpose of making a clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the Negotiations & Security Branch and kept strictly confidential.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, February 6, 2015 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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