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We are seeking a Community Support Worker (CSW) – Part-Time Day Teaching Assistant

In this role you will be responsible to:

  • Assist in instructing and evaluate students in their area of specialty with approved materials.
  • Assist in the develop an instructional plan (lesson plan) for the course(s) they teach and ensure that it meets college and department standards
  • Assist with creating plan lessons, assignments and proctoring tests where applicable
  • Keep up-to-date with, and effectively use, relevant technology and media in classes.
  • Assess students’ progress by grading papers, tests, and other work
  • Assist in tracking student attendance.
  • Attend faculty/staff meetings and Professional Development Workshops (if applicable)
  • Implement and adhere to all college policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties/participate in special projects as assigned.
  • Act as a mentor for students by developing action plans to assist students in achieving their goals
  • Stay informed about changes and innovations in their field & provide recommendations to Faculty Head and Coordinator
  • Create dynamic and engaging classrooms to facilitate adult learners in achieving their learning objectives.
  • Be available to problem solve students and staff for questions and concerns
  • Assist in supporting and guiding students in a positive learning environment on duties and responsibilities of a CSW
  • Assist in completing weekly reports on students or classes, and their progress
  • Assist in documenting in computer based program on students’ performance (as instructed)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five or more full-time years' experience in a Human/Social Services field and/or Community Support Work
  • Experience  working  with clients living with mental health disorders
  • Experience working with clients with learning disabilities, developmental delays, brain injury, dementia and other age related disorders
  • Excellent knowledge & understanding in computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Teaching experience/and or possession of an Instructor’s certificate is an asset

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of counseling/support worker theories and approaches
  • Knowledge of housing issues and community resources
  • Knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation practices
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate groups
  • Some knowledge of the criminal justice system
  • Crisis Management experience is an asset
  • Strong creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including presentation and group facilitation skills
  • Ability to motivate and inspire students, and the ability to develop rapport with a diverse population
  • Confident and self- managing
  • Efficient with strong organizational skills
  • Dependable & punctual
  • Approachable
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Multicultural sensitivity/awareness
  • Ability to work in a team environment

To Apply: please forward your cover letter and resume to:  Amanda Young (Faculty Head of Health) ayoung@robertsoncollege.com

Contact:ayoung@robertsoncollege.com