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Personal Support Worker - Student Support

Personal Support Worker - Student Support

Company: Pickering Christian School
Contact Person: Dr. Paul Ogborne
Location/Address:
162 Rossland Road East
AJAX, Ontario , L1T4V2
Phone: 905427312024

Position Description

Contract - Salary is based on Ministry of Ontario guidelines.

Organization: 

Pickering Christian School is a Christian Elementary school (JK - Grade 8) that has been in operation for over 30 years in the Durham Region.  Our mission at PCS is to “educate the whole child” in a nurturing environment, partnering with parents with a Bible-based perspective to develop attributes of Christ, academic excellence, and an attitude of service to others.  

Start and End dates:  

  • Start date - Sept 1, 2020
  • End date - June 30, 2021
  • Monday to Friday - 8:30 - 3:30 PM

Description and Responsibilities:

We are currently seeking a dynamic individual who can interact with a young boy in need of a Personal Support Worker (PSW). This position would see this individual begin in September 2020 and work with the personal and physical requirements of a well-behaved, verbal, and intelligent 11 year old boy with a physical disability.  Under the general direction of the Vice Principal, the PSW is responsible for supervising and assisting the child during transitions, meal times and in the washroom.

This will include, but not be limited to:

  • Monitor the emotional, social and physical wellness of the child. 
  • Assistance will be needed with transfers. 
  • Ideally the worker will be able to support the teacher by scribing for the child and promoting opportunities for the child to be as independent as possible in the classroom.

Qualifications:

  • Preference to applicants with the following qualifications:
  • Current PSW certification
  • Have a love for the Lord Jesus Christ and is an active member of a local church
  • Experience working with children between 4 to 12 years of age
  • Standard First Aid with Child & Infant CPR – Level C
  • An acceptable Vulnerable Sector Check (employment specific)
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to cope with physical demands of the job
  • Punctual and reliable

Interested applicants should submit resumes and references to Dr. Paul Ogborne (pogborne@pickeringcs.on.ca)

Posted: June 18, 2020 | Expires: August 31, 2020
Posted Under: Education
Career ID: [ 7980 ]