Administrative and Support Staff
                         Application Package


Competition Number:                  Compe...
Jason Lawson
                                24 rue st Hyacinthe Apt 3
                                   Gatineau Quebec,...
Term Educational Assistant - Emily Carr Middle School
October 2008 – June 2009
•Worked with students who required extra su...
•Instructed students in art projects such as: drawing, painting and basic art fundamentals.
•Clarified academic instructio...
and Technology
Toronto, April 2002

Secondary School Diploma
Brampton Centennial
June 1998

Special Qualifications
First A...
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Ea 2010 Resume (1)

  1. 1. Administrative and Support Staff Application Package Competition Number: Competition # 2009-391 Educational Assistant Competition Position Title: Severn Public School, 2553 Severn Avenue, Ottawa Competition Location: Jason Lawson Applicant’s Name: N/A Applicant’s Current Work Location: (only applies to OCDSB employees) 40673 Employee Identification Number: (only applies to OCDSB employees) Work Phone #: 819-772-9559 Home Phone #:
  2. 2. Jason Lawson 24 rue st Hyacinthe Apt 3 Gatineau Quebec, J8X2T7 819-772-9559 Jason.Lawson@ocdsb.ca Employment History Ottawa Carleton Catholic School Board Casual Teacher's Assistant - St Peters High School February 2010-Present •Worked with intermediate students in Life's Skills classroom. •Supported student with autism during class time and recreational activities such as: swimming and special outings. •Maintained a safe and positive environment for students with autism and learning disabilities. •Supervised students during lunch time, class-time and outdoor recess. •Worked with a team to discuss the best solution for a positive outcome for students. •Replaced team members while on leave or on break. Ottawa-Carlton District School Board Educational Assistant - Cairine Wilson Secondary School November, 2009 - January 2010 •Worked with teen who has autism; assisted with transition into the Community Living program. •Applied many behaviour modification techniques to deal with non-compliance and aggression, such as: time out, time away and timed reward/breaks chart. •Monitored his behaviour to ensure co-operation and the safety of staff and students. Term Educational Assistant - Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School January 2007-February 2007, January 2009 - October 2009 •Worked with at-risk youth in grade nine transition program. •Escorted Student(s) to their classes or to the office. •Supported student(s) in Dual Diagnosis Unit. •Was extra vigilant in supporting the safety of students while they learn.
  3. 3. Term Educational Assistant - Emily Carr Middle School October 2008 – June 2009 •Worked with students who required extra supervision. •Worked in small group to assist students in Math, English and Reading. •Participated in outdoor supervision during mornings and lunch. •Supported students with assisting technology, such as: Kurzweil, Dragon, and Write out Loud. Casual Educational Assistant- Merivale High School September 2008-October 2008 •Supported boy with Autism in transitioning into an integrated classroom setting. •Supervised and monitored his behaviour during free time and class time. •Assisted with Behaviour Modification strategies to deescalate anxiety. •Constantly watched for antecedents to prevent harmful behaviours. •Assisted student with organizing and preparing for home time. •Corresponded with Parents and caregiver and exchanged vital information about student's behaviour. •Maintained an encouraging, positive and safe environment for student. Term Educational Assistant - Rideau High School October 2007 – June 2008 •Worked with high-school-aged students in areas such as: ESL, Math, and Reading. •Worked with students in areas such as verbatim reading and scribing during tests / exams. •Assisted visually impaired student in grade 10 chemistry class. •Assisted Teachers in supervising behavioural classrooms, act as mediator to initiate. conflict resolution strategies for students with aggression. Educational Assistant - Clifford Bowie School September 2006 – June 2007 •Supported individuals with Autism and and Developmental Disabilities. •Replaced staff on sick days / vacation days. •Shadowed Teachers and Educational Assistants during class time. •Participated in swimming program and recreational activities. •Participated in lunch room supervision while staff were away. Educational Assistant - 20th Street School, Toronto Sept 2004 - Feb 2005 •Planned arts and crafts activities. •Supervised classroom while the teacher was away. •Assisted in behaviour management, program implementation and records management. •Ensured that students received medication. •Supervised students in indoor and outdoor activities. Educational Assistant - David Hornell Junior School – Toronto Feb 2003 – June 2004
  4. 4. •Instructed students in art projects such as: drawing, painting and basic art fundamentals. •Clarified academic instructions for students. •Assisted Teacher and students on field trips, track & field, and skating. •Participated in team meetings regarding IEP development for autistic child. •Assisted exceptional students in Math, Writing, English, and other areas of study. •Carried out plans set by Occupational Therapist and Teacher for child with autism. •Supervised students during non-instructional time (recess and indoor recreation). Supply E.A. / Lunchroom Supervisor - Seneca School March 2003 - April 2003 •Worked with individuals with physical disabilities. •Assisted in special feeding procedures. •Carried out lifting procedures with and without mechanical lifts. •Participated in arts and crafts/recreational activities. •Completed the work of absent Educational Assistants. Residential Support Worker - Safe Haven Project for Community Living April 2003 - July 2004 •Provided care for children who are medically fragile. •Dispensed medication to the appropriate clients. •Supervised clients and provided the appropriate method of care. •Escorted clients in the community and to events. Job Coach (Youth to Work) -Toronto Association for Community Living Sept 2002 - August 2003 •Provided professional guidance to youth with Autism. •Supervised youth on the job site and gave professional advice. •Assisted individuals in developing crucial job skills (e.g. resume and social skills). •Assisted youth at Seneca College to acquire vocational skills. Camp Counsellor/Health Care Staff - Toronto Association for Community Living Shadow Lake - summer 2001 • Planned day to day activities for campers. • Participated in outdoor recreation for individuals with special needs. •Followed through with medical procedures and assisted in special feeding procedures (e.g. G-tube and special diets). •Corresponded with parents and caregivers. •Supervised outdoor and waterfront activities. •Instructed First-Aid to trainees. Education Psychology Honors Degree - Carleton University 2006 - Present Developmental Services Worker, Diploma (DSW) - Humber College of Applied Arts
  5. 5. and Technology Toronto, April 2002 Secondary School Diploma Brampton Centennial June 1998 Special Qualifications First Aid and CPR Valid Ottawa Police check Crisis Prevention Training (CPI)(NVCI) Behaviour Modification Autism Training Basic Sign Language, PECs and Pic Symbol

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