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Social Butterflies Activities and Learning Ltd strives to find passionate, energetic, and outgoing individuals to join our team.

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Three Positions Available...

 Casual/On Call Education Assistant

Social Butterflies Activities and Learning Ltd is seeking a passionate, energetic, and outgoing individual to become an Education Assistant (EA) for our  Individualized Inclusion Program (IIP), a school-based program that supports students with ASD and other needs ranging from kindergarten to grade 7.

 

The successful candidate will assist in educating students in accordance with their Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals by using a variety of instructional techniques, communication strategies, behaviour intervention programs, and reinforcement methods. EA’s are responsible for the implementation of curriculum, data collection, and behavior interventions, under both direct and indirect supervision.

 

The position is a permanent, part-time position and the candidate should be available Monday to Friday during school hours with the potential for more hours after school in our social skills groups and behaviour intervention programs. We offer competitive wages and a benefits plan* (some conditions apply)

 

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Work with colleagues to assist and implement day-to-day activities, including special activities and programs

  • Guide individuals and small groups in educational activities, creative and structured play, and social activities

  • Help monitor student activities in the classroom and in various other locations

  • Assist children with classwork and assignments

  • Accompany and supervise students on field trips and during activities in the classroom, school gym, labs, library, and resource centers

  • Assist in daily monitoring of student activities and ensure student safety at all times, including during recess, lunch, or other break periods

  • General classroom maintenance including ensuring a clean and safe environment is always maintained

  • Provide instructional support, behaviour management, and classroom management

  • Perform clerical support duties including maintaining documents as directed by the Program Coordinator

  • Attend staff development classes, training, and meetings

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualification, Skills, and Knowledge Requirements:

  •  Associate’s degree in Special Education or another related field (Certified EA, Psychology, Education), or any combination of education and experience that would provide the applicant with the skills, knowledge and ability to perform the job

  • Experience working with children with special educational needs

  • Confidence needed to work in a challenging classroom setting and manage student behaviour effectively

  • Highly organized and able to work collaboratively

  • Ability to perform all physical interventions

  • Ability to follow directions, follow through on classroom plans, and maintain effective working relationships with other personnel

  • Ability to listen, make sound emergency decisions, and effectively work with students in sometimes stressful environments

  •  First aid certification or willingness to attain

  • Valid BC Drivers Licence with clean Drivers Abstract. Reliable transportation an asset but may not be necessary

  • Able to provide a criminal record check

All interested applicants may submit their resumes in PDF format via email to office@socialbutterflies.ca

Behaviour Interventionist

Do you enjoy putting a smile on a child’s face?  Do you love helping children learn new skills? Do you want to know that your work is making a life-changing impact on others?

 

If any of the above describes you, you will fit right in with our Behaviour Interventionists at Social Butterflies Activities and Learning.  Our goal is to help those on the autism spectrum (ASD) succeed in overcoming challenges and learn new skills. We feel lucky to be able to enhance the quality of life for our clients and their families.

 

Under the supervision of a Behaviour Consultant (BC), the Behaviour Interventionist (BI) provides direct Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapy services for children diagnosed on the autism spectrum

 

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Implement programs using ABA methods and principles to develop skills and eliminate or minimize challenging behaviours

  • Conduct one-on-one direct therapy or work with small groups within the centre, home, school or daycare setting

  • Work independently and efficiently unsupervised, problem solve, and manage challenging situations effectively

  • Work in a team-oriented environment when facilitating group work

  • Direct work with clients include various physical demands such as sitting on the floor, kneeling, squatting, running, twisting/turning, lifting, and frequent physical transitions

  • Collect and record data regularly throughout sessions

  • Attend and participate in regular training and team meetings

Qualification, Skills, and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Valid BC Drivers Licence with a clean Drivers Abstract and reliable transportation

  • Clear Criminal Records Check re:working with vulnerable population

  • Professional, positive attitude and appearance

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Comfortable working with children in centre, schools, daycares and home environments

  • Enjoy playing with children

  • Ability to implement all aspects of programs (This may involve singing, dancing, tickling, toilet training, etc.)

  • Have an open and flexible schedule

Preference will be given to those who:

  • Have a related degree such as ABA, Psychology or Early Childhood Education

  • Be Child CPR and First Aid Certified

  • Have experience with Applied Behaviour Analysis and/or managing challenging behaviours in children

  • Training and/or education related to working with individuals with ASD

Experience working with children

​PLEASE NOTE - THIS IS A PERMANENT/PART TIME (MAY LEAD TO FULL TIME) POSITION. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A FULL TIME POSITION

All interested applicants may submit their resumes in PDF format via email to office@socialbutterflies.ca

Early Childhood Educator/Behaviour Interventionist

We are in need of ​an Early Childhood Educator/ Behaviour Interventionist who is fun, enthusiastic, creative, and passionate about working with children. The candidate for ​this position must enjoy teaching children through play and be willing to learn and implement Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), strategies and philosophies.

This role will involve working with a variety of children including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other diverse needs.

Work will include teaching a small group of children in a preschool program and working individually with children implementing specific ABA programming. 

Under the supervision of a Behaviour Consultant (BC), the Behaviour Interventionist (BI) provides direct Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapy services for children diagnosed on the autism spectrum

Duties include but are not limited to:

·         Implement programs using ABA methods and principles to develop skills and eliminate or minimize challenging behaviours

·         Conduct one-on-one direct therapy or work with small groups

·         Work independently and efficiently unsupervised, problem solve, and manage challenging situations effectively

·         Work in a team-oriented environment when facilitating group work

·         Direct work with clients includes various physical demands such as sitting on the floor, kneeling, squatting, running, twisting/turning, lifting, and frequent physical transitions

·         Collect and record data regularly throughout sessions

·         Attend and participate in regular training and team meetings

      Preschool Qualifications:

·         Knowledge of preschool licensing regulations is an asset

·         Establish guidelines for behaviour

·         Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children

·         Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest; provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity

·         Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits

·         Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor

·         Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children

·         Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with supervisor, parents and other staff member

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Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

·         First Aid Certificate;

·         Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate

·         CPR Certificate

·         A related degree such as ABA, Psychology or equivalent experience

 

     Requirements

·         Valid BC Drivers Licence with a clean Drivers Abstract and reliable transportation

·         Clear Criminal Records Check re: working with vulnerable population

·         Professional, positive attitude and appearance

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·         Ability implement all aspects of programs (Disclaimer: This may involve singing, dancing, tickling, toilet training, etc.)

·         Have an open and flexible schedule

       Preference will be given to those who:

·         Have experience with Applied Behaviour Analysis and/or managing challenging behaviours in children

·         Training and/or education related to working with individuals with ASD

PLEASE NOTE - THIS IS A PERMANENT/PART TIME (MAY LEAD TO FULL TIME) POSITION. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A FULL TIME POSITION
 

All interested applicants may submit their resumes in PDF format via email to office@socialbutterflies.ca

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