|The teaching assistant works under the direction of classroom or resource teachers and gives special attention to kindergarten to grade 12 students with physical, learning or emotional needs by implementing individualized or group instruction in communication skills, life skills, behavioral management techniques and adaptive physical education. They assist in the 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.
This program includes practicum placement. This experience within a workplace enables Instructional staff to observe the student in a practice situation while providing the student with the opportunity to gain direct exposure to the chosen career field.
|These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Grade 12 / GED or mature student status (all transcripts must be “true certified copies” or originals)
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.