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New Job Support Assistant In Northwest Territories

Support Assistant
Support Assistant

Support Assistant

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $61,000–$74,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of Fort Simpson.

Department Information

Dehcho Divisional Education Council

Job Information

At the discretion of the Principal, the Support Assistant reports to the Principal, Program Support Teacher and/or Classroom Teachers. The position is responsible for assisting with implementing specialized and modified learning and education activities in order to provide a positive learning experience for students with special needs or students who require additional support. The SA is responsible for working with special needs/additional needs students either individually or in small groups to provide academic assistance in mainly core areas such as reading and math. The SA is also responsible for ensuring that special needs/additional needs students are provided with positive learning environments and have an opportunity to learn effective listening and communications skills and good work habits. In particular, the SA is responsible for assisting with implementation of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) so that students are provided with a learning environment that promotes a sense of accomplishment and self-confidence.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
The incumbent would normally acquire the required knowledge and skills through completion of Grade 12 combined with related training in working with special needs students and experience in an educational environment. Equivalencies may be considered.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Dehcho HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
9602 100 STREET
BOX 240
FORT SIMPSON, NT X0E 0N0
Tel (867) 695-7233
Fax (867) 695-3254
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.