This is a temporary position consisting of 34.6 hours per week with duties effective immediately, and terminating no later than June, 2021. Hours are subject to change based on needs.
Halton Region (Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Georgetown, Acton)
As per the Collective Agreement ($23.13)
*An annual allowance of $4,755.24 is paid to qualified Educational Assistants working as an Educational Assistant with American Sign Language Interpreter responsibilities. This allowance is only paid when an Educational Assistant is assigned interpreter duties based on an entire school year. Relative qualifications and eligibility will be determined solely by the Board.
Educational Assistants provide support to students with special needs. Educational Assistants must be willing and have the physical ability to support students with many diverse needs.
As instructed by the classroom teacher, duties include (but are not limited to) providing sign language or oral interpreting and/or note taking services in the classroom for a student with hearing loss; assist the deaf student with appropriate communication methods; assist with the implementation of program expectations outlined and directed by the classroom teacher, special education teacher and itinerant teacher; monitor the use and maintenance of personal or classroom amplification systems; assist in preparing materials and notes in conjunction with the appropriate teachers; assist in classroom activities and excursions.
Qualifications / Experience
- Community College Diploma/Interpreting Certificate.
- Ability to sign curriculum needs and foster social interaction within the class and school community.
- Knowledge regarding the culture of people who are deaf and hard of hearing.
- Demonstrated successful experience supporting individuals with special needs.
- Excellent reading, writing, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
Posting Start Date
Monday, January 11, 2021
Posting End Date
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
This position is covered by C.U.P.E. Local 5200 Collective Agreement.
To be considered for this position, please submit an updated resume, detailing your experience and qualifications to the following e-mail address: CUPE5200ea@hcdsb.org no later than March 31st, 2021.
Please note that resumes sent to any other e-mail address or by fax or mail will not be considered.
Please quote the competition number “EA Interpreter 1” in the subject line of your email
Recruitment Officer, Support Staff, Human Resources Services
Halton Catholic District School Board
802 Drury Lane
Burlington, OntarioL7R 4L3
The Halton Catholic District School Board will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If you are selected to participate in our recruitment process, please inform our Human Resources Staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.