Apply By: Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 11:59 pm EDT
STUDENT SUPPORT COUNSELLOR (Supply positions)
STUDENT LODGING PROGRAM
Organization: Ministry of Education
Division: Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch
Job Term: 4 Temporary- Irregular, On-Call/Supply positions (to work on an as needed basis)
Job Code: 50466 - Residence Counsellor 2
Salary: $26.29 - $28.92 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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Posting Status: Open
Job ID: 187346 (PDSB22-164)
The W. Ross Macdonald School for the Blind is a community-based school for students who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind, under the Ministry of Education, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch with the tradition and reputation for meeting the academic, personal, social, emotional, and developmental needs of the individual children.
The student lodging program is an extension of the school program for students who do not live close enough to access daily transportation and runs from Monday – Friday during the school year.
Academic and student lodging programs support each other in the provision of a comprehensive curriculum. The School Principal and Student Support Manager work together toward a successful experience for all students.
Learning continues after the daily academic program in after school programs that promote:
• Language & communication
• Life skills
• Social skills
Student support staff are invested in facilitating every student's growth and independence.
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of students who are blind and/or visually impaired? Do you have a background in child development, experience in a childcare related field and the ability to facilitate effective programs for students who are blind and/or visually impaired? If so, this career opportunity with the Ministry of Education, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch, may be of interest to you.
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.
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Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union
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Category: Health and Social Services
Posted on: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.
Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.
A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
How to apply:
1. You must submit your application using only one of the methods identified below.
2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
4. Be sure to quote the Job ID or Competition number for this position.
5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
Send application to: PSBjobs@ontario.ca
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday October 5, 2022, 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.
We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening, or an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code .