Rocky Mountain School District No. 6


CW23-20 Youth Care Worker

CUPE (External)

Location: JA Laird Elementary School

Competition #: 16058

Open To: External

Date Posted: May 18th, 2023

Closing Date: June 16th, 2023 - 4:00pm

Job Start Date: August 30th, 2023

Compensation Rate:

As per Collective Agreement 440

Hours Per Week:


Additional Information:

School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) is now accepting external applications for:

Youth Care Worker

Permanent, part-time (30 hr/wk)

Effective August 30, 2023

The Youth Care Worker works with individual or group(s) of students requiring behaviour supports/interventions. Youth Care Workers will work under the direction of a teacher and the general supervision of a Teacher or Principal.

Examples of Work

  1. Assisting in the implementation of program objectives by addressing problems that are preventing students achieving success.
  2. Working with students who have exceptional social/emotional needs and referring them to other support services as necessary.
  3. Designing, implementing and evaluating interventions with students and families, under the direction of the appropriate district or school based supervisor.
  4. Maintaining liaison with students, their parents/guardians, relevant staff and outside agencies as necessary.
  5. Providing reports as required.
  6. Establishing and maintaining records of individual and group student contacts.
  7. Provides individual or small group activities for students aimed at fostering and supporting success.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  1. Understanding of behavior disorders and mental illness.
  2. Observational, motivation, and behavior management skills.
  3. Communication, cooperation and collaborative skills
  4. Must possess the ability to be supportive.
  5. Must be capable of working cooperatively as a team member.
  6. Must possess good interpersonal skills.
  7. Must be capable of maintaining strict confidentiality.
  8. Must possess an ability to understand the needs of youth having mental, emotional and/or behavioral difficulties.

Training, Certification & Experience

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
  2. Qualified applicants will have completed post-secondary education in Youth & Family Services, Social Work or Counselling. Unqualified applicants will have a combination of education/experience in at least one area of adolescent psychology, behavior management, youth work or related fields.
  3. Valid driver’s license. Valid driver’s license.
  4. Certification in MANDT or NVCI De-escalation strategies would be an asset.

Rate of pay:  As per Collective Agreement 440

For further information, please contact Terri Hayes, Principal, 250-342-6232.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, along with two (2) references who have supervised you, quoting competition  #CW23-20 by Friday, June 16, 2023 at 4:00 pm (MDT) to:

Human Resources

School District No.6 (Rocky Mountain)

Fax:  (250) 342-6966       e-mail: