Career Opportunities
Certified Education Assistant
Job Code: 2679651
Catholic Independent Schools of Nelson Diocese
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Feb 09, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Additional Documents
St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School (Kelowna)
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

The Catholic Independent Schools of the Diocese of Nelson (CISND), hosts six elementary schools, and one high school.  The diocese is located in the beautiful Okanagan and Kootenay regions of British Columbia. We are committed to hiring qualified employees who are dedicated to education in the Roman Catholic tradition. 


St. Joseph Elementary School in Kelowna, BC invites applications at this time for a:

1 Full-time Certified Education Assistant

Effective:  September 1, 2019

Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Commitment to Catholic Education
  • Identification with and participation in the life of a Catholic parish
  • Training specific to the role (Educational Assistant)
  • Additional training in Applied Behavioral Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • CPI training
  • Behavioral intervention training
  • Successful Educational Assistant experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use discretion when dealing with confidential matters
  • Ability to work well with children, colleagues, and administration
  • First Aid Training Certificate

In order to be considered for any position with CISND, the application must be complete. If you are not able to provide the documentation provide a reason in your cover letter.  Do not submit reference letters

The following is to be included in your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume include list of special certificates, licenses, honours and awards (for the position being advertised). 
  • Post Secondary Transcripts (for the position being advertised).
  • Evaluation report from employer/practicum supervisor.


  • Catholic applicants must provide:
    • CISND Pastoral Reference form
    • Certificate of Catholic baptism, or RCIA Certificate. 
    • Certificate of Catholic marriage, if applicable.


As a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to submit the following:

  • Photocopy of Canadian Birth Certificate or Canadian Passport (documentation to indicate you are legally entitled to work in Canada).
  • Social Insurance Number
  • Photocopy of Driver's License


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