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Education Assistant x 2

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Closing On:
Friday, 17 May 2019
Wednesday, 31 July 2019
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Job Type:
Education
Education
Saanichton BC
Saanich Peninsula, south of Sidney
7728 Tetayut Rd.
(Term - 15 hours per week)
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Job Description:

TSAWOUT FIRST NATION -- LEARNING HOUSE
EDUCATION ASSISTANT (2 PART-TIME, TERM POSITIONS)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Education Assistant is there to support the children who attend the Learning House (After School Program) through regular & cultural programming and active time. The Education
Assistant will also assist the Learning House Coordinator in recruiting volunteers, seeking
donations and finding alternate instructors and tutors when needed.



DAILY DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Classroom set-up and clean-up
  • Plan and implement a cultural monthly calendar
  • Snack room set-up, clean-up and distribution of snacks
  • Meet the children when the school bus arrives
  • Participate in daily activities
  • Assist with literacy, math and science programs
  • Assist with social issue programs
  • Participate in cultural activities such as story telling, arts and crafts
  • Assure all children are safe and feel safe within the program
  • Assure volunteers are assigned to proper classrooms
  • Supervise field trips
  • Take daily attendance
  • Notify parents of closures
  • Communicate with parents and guardians
  • For older youth, communicate with school teachers to find out where tutoring may be needed

 

Preferred Skills:

Must provide a clear criminal record check; preference if candidate held a first aid ticket
and a food safe certificate.

The purpose of the program is to promote life long learning and encourage youth to do the best they can in their academic studies. The program will also include traditional and environmental learning to encourage pride of territory and improving self-identity.


HOURS PER WEEK: 3 hours/day, 5 days/week (excluding stat holidays/office closures)
TERM OF POSITION: Sept. 3, 2019 to June 12, 2020

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: FRI., JULY 31, 2019 (4:00 PM)


Please submit a cover letter and resume and a criminal record check to:

Cathy Webster
Tsawout First Nation
7728 Tetayut Road, Saanichton, BC V8M 2E4
(fax) 250-652-9114 or (email)  cwebster@tsawout.ca
Preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry as per Section 41of the BC Human Rights Code (self-identify).

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