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Waterloo Catholic District School Board

Child and Youth Worker – Supply List

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  • 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Child and Youth Worker - Supply List

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board with a total student population of 38,000, provides services to students in 50 schools (Kindergarten to Grade 12) across the Waterloo Region.

The Board conducts intentional recruitment and selection as it seeks to achieve a state of greater equity for employees and students and to diversify its workforce.

All qualified applicants are welcome and encouraged to apply and applicants may choose to indicate if they are from a group who has experienced racial or social discrimination. Self-identification data will be used as a consideration in this posting. Aggregate data will be stored anonymously to support improvements to the Board’s hiring processes.

General Description of Duties:

Work with special education teacher and/or school administrator to develop a program to meet the student's needs;

Assist school staff in developing and implementing crisis management plans to ensure the safety of all;

Maintaining records as required pursuant to policies and procedures;

Communicating to appropriate individuals on students' needs and progress;

Constant supervision of student; implement proactive strategies to de-escalate negative behaviour;

Assist with daily behaviour management program;

Acting as a member of the Collaborative Team (CT) and attending CT meetings and Case Conferences as required;

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Three (3) year Child and Youth Care Worker college diploma;

One (1) to Two (2) years of similar work experience;

BMS (Behavioural Management System) is an asset;

PMAB (Prevention & Management of Aggressive Behaviour) is an asset;

Sound decision making skills with the use of initiative, judgement and resourcefulness;

First Aid Certificate is an asset;

Experience supporting students with autism would be an asset;

Have a reliable vehicle and a valid Ontario driver’s license is an asset as travel throughout the Waterloo Region may be required

Hourly Rate: $32.63 to $34.38 per hour

Location: Various Schools Throughout Kitchener, Waterloo Cambridge, and Elmira

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

All successful candidates will be required to pass a physical prescreening test as a condition of employment.

Application Process:

Applicants are required to apply directly through Apply to Education at:

ApplytoEducation assistance, contact 1-877-900-5627 (Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 7:00 pm EST.)

In the application process, identify your qualifications and abilities, such as relevant experience, to perform the duties of this job. Include your Diplomas/Certificates in your application.

Incomplete applications may not be considered.

Detailed information on the application process can be found at:

Internal applicants must apply via

Include your first and last name and the posting number (provided above) in the subject line.

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board is welcoming of candidates from diverse communities, backgrounds and identities and encourages applications from qualified members of these groups.

Applicants are invited to self-identify if you are First Nations, Metis, Inuit, a member of a visible minority group(s) or a person with disabilities. This information is collected under the authority of the Ontario Human Rights Code and will be used to keep track of recruitment information. No personal information will be included.

At WCDSB, we are committed to respecting your privacy, and will take appropriate measures to protect any personal information you may share with us through the job application process. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. For more information about the Board’s Privacy Policy, please contact our Privacy Officer at 519-578-3660 Ext. 2381.

To request this file in large print, please email If you require a disability related accommodation to participate the recruitment process, please contact us at (519) 578-3677, extension 2368 to discuss your needs under the Human Rights Code. Responses to inquiries will be provided within 72 hours.

The successful candidate will be required to produce a satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Screening Record Check. For further information, refer to policy APS 038 on the website of the Waterloo Catholic District School Board.


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