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PCS Personal Support Worker

PCS Personal Support Worker

Company: Pickering Christian School
Contact Person: David Park
Location/Address:
162 Rossland Road East
Ajax, Ontario , L1T 4V2
Phone: 905-427-3120

Position Description

Job type: Full-time; school year contract
Salary: Commensurate with experience

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 focused on “educating the whole child” in a Bible-based environment while developing students who exhibit Christ-like attributes, ownership, mastery, innovation and future ready skills. Due to the influence and contact with students, potential employment requires that the position be filled by an individual who is a follower of Jesus Christ and is an active member of an evangelical church. If you are interested in joining our team and becoming a part of the community here at PCS, please spend some time on our website, in order to get to know more about us.

Contract Date: September 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022
Hours: Monday to Friday; 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM

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 2021 and work with the personal and physical requirements of a well-behaved, verbal, and intelligent 12 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

Job Requirements

  • Current PSW certification preferred
  • 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

Educational Setting

  • Diverse student population
  • Responsive teaching environment that encourages creativity and self-direction
  • Excellent resources

To apply, please send a cover letter, your personal faith testimony, resumé and references to Mr. David Park at dpark@pickeringcs.on.ca.

Posted: May 11, 2021 | Expires: July 30, 2021
Posted Under: Education
Career ID: [ 8905 ]