Sprott Shaw College - Victoria

Address: 2621 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4M2, Canada
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Special Education Teaching Assistant (SETA)



Teaching Assistants support all students in classroom environments and perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. They work with teachers to support students with special needs, and this support may include behaviour management, curriculum implementation, social skills development, personal care and physical assistance.
 
The teaching assistant works under the direction of classroom teachers or resource teachers and gives special attention to students with physical, learning or emotional needs by implementing individualized or group instruction in communication skills, life skills, behavioural management techniques and adaptive physical education. They assist in modification of curriculum, assignments and tests to accommodate students with special needs. Teacher Assistants may attend to and provide personal assistance to students in toileting, positioning, mobility, feeding, grooming and dressing, as well as assist in transferring students to and from wheelchairs, desks, special equipment and work areas.
 
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
  • effectively support and advocate inclusionary practices for all students Kindergarten to grade 12 presenting with a wide range of abilities
  • use appropriate technology to support students presenting with a wide range of abilities
  • apply practical knowledge of adapted and modified materials to transfer a students Individual Education Plans (IEP) into appropriate and meaningful activities
  • support a work atmosphere of team collaboration with teachers, parents and students
Career Opportunities
  • Special Education Assistant
  • Teachers Assistant
  • After School Tutor
  • Respite Care
  • Home Support
  • Youth Care Worker
  • Program Assistant


Other Programs at Sprott Shaw College - Victoria


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Business / Management / Office Services
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Nursing
Healthcare
Law and Legal Administration

Welcome to the Victoria campus! Sprott-Shaw Victoria is centrally located and easily accessible with a major bus stop at our doorstep, close to Victoria shopping and night life.

As a private education institute for over 100 years, Sprott-Shaw prides itself on providing high quality graduates in many fields. In today’s economy, the focus is on transferable skills and employees need to be able to fill many roles. From the admissions process to graduate placement services, Sprott-Shaw in Victoria works hard to serve the needs of its community by simplifying the steps needed to get started on a new career.

Sprott-Shaw in Victoria collaborates closely with many employers to ensure our training not only meets their needs, but surpasses their expectations. Employers frequently visit the campus and give HR seminars to the students on how to apply to their organization. This combined with the career planning programs that are in place at the campus, allows the students access to the important people making decisions on their future. Students are also shown the secrets of getting in the door.

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Sprott Shaw College - Victoria:
2621 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4M2, Canada


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