Career Detail

Social Work Technician – Regular Part Time – 24.5 Hours Per Week

Position Description

Social Work Technician – Regular part time – 24.5 hours per week

Greater Gatineau Elementary School

Nature of the work

The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in applying social aid techniques designed to promote prevention in matters pertaining to drug addiction, violence, absenteeism, dropping out of school and so on and provide individual or collective assistance to students experiencing related behavioural problems. He or she also helps a student who requires assistance with other problems of a personal, family, social or other nature that could affect his or her behaviour.

Characteristic functions

The employee in this class of employment works with teachers, the multidisciplinary team and external interveners, as the case may be, to analyze problems submitted to him or her and to participate in the search for appropriate solutions. He or she works with youth protection organizations, particularly by reporting cases of abuse; if necessary, collaborates with police forces; participates in consultation groups and case studies; refers to the organizations concerned cases that are not under the jurisdiction of the school board. He or she may be called upon to act as a witness in court.

Under the responsibility of the school administration and in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team, he or she participates in developing and drawing up an individualized education plan; selects measures designed to attain the objectives determined; draws up his or her action plan and applies the measures; evaluates the objectives attained and participates in the evaluation of the plan.

He or she organizes and synthesizes data on a problem in order to evaluate the problem and to find solutions based on queries or information collected from the school staff, the school board, the student or his or her family. He or she records his or her observations and interventions as well as prepares and updates files

He or she provides counselling; he or she helps the student overcome his or her social, cultural or material problems related to his or her family, social or school environment; advises him or her or, if necessary, refers him or her to the appropriate resources.

He or she informs students of the various disorders or dependencies by holding information meetings in class or at other times; prepares information bulletins intended for posting or school newspapers and organizes and conducts activities related to these topics.

He or she meets with students, parents and teachers to provide them with advice, information and pertinent documents and referrals.

He or she may be required to use a computer and the necessary software to perform his or her duties.

He or she may be required to train less experienced technicians as well as coordinate the work of support staff in performing duties related to the implementation of programs involving technical operations for which he or she is responsible.

If need be, he or she performs any other related duty.

Required qualifications

Hold a Diploma of College Studies in Social Service or a diploma or an attestation of studies recognized as equivalent by the competent authority.

Additional Requirements

A strong knowledge, training, and experience in working with students with ASD and other disabilities

Working conditions

Salary: $24.78 to $35.67 per hour (based on qualifications and experience)

Start Date: September 26, 2022

End Date: June 29, 2023

Application must include:

Resume (including detailed work history and education background)

A cover letter

Professional references


by 4:00 p.m. September 21, 2022

Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Western Quebec School Board is committed to building an educational community with the common purpose to realize the potential of all our students by cultivating a strong corps of support, professional, teaching and administrative excellence. We therefore encourage applications from Indigenous people as well as from other racialized people groups, persons living with a disability, people of religious faith, and gender minorities. As an organization, we strive to hire individuals who reflect the communities we serve, and who embody and practice a love of life-long learning, teamwork, and the highest professional ethics. Our efforts to achieve a diverse workforce that contributes to a culturally safe working environment include establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers and removing obstacles to hiring and retaining qualified people. We acknowledge that the lands upon which we live, learn, and work are the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe peoples. We thank them for sharing these lands and commit, as an organization, as educators and as individuals, to an ongoing relationship that recognizes and respects the lands, traditions, and culture of the Anishinaabe people.

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