Career Opportunities
Education Assistant - On Call
Job Code: 2567860
School District #36 (Surrey)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: May 27, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Part Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
* Various Elementary Schools
* Various Secondary Schools
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Salary:  $27.54
Job Description & Requirements

 Education Assistant (On-Call)

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of special needs students in Surrey?
Education Assistants collaborate with teachers, counsellors and school administrators in support of learner success and work closely with the classroom teacher to assist with designated aspects of program delivery. 

Why Surrey School District?

There are over 70,000 students who attend different schools and programs within Surrey, and just over 10,000 staff employed to support these student learners. Surrey’s vision is to prepare our learners to think creatively and critically, communicate skillfully, and demonstrate care for self and others.

Do you want to work for the largest school district in the province of BC?

Do you want to experience working in diverse environments throughout 120 schools, 5 learning centres, 3 adult education centres, and 3 district offices?

If those questions appeal to you, then we welcome you to apply to the Surrey School District for an on-call education assistant position!

Job Requirements

On-Call education assistants are required to be available Monday-Friday for a variety of school and district office assignments, and will be eligible to apply for internal positions as they become available.

You could be asked to work in any one of our schools or district offices, reaching all borders of Surrey and White Rock.

All successful applicants are required to join the CUPE Union Local 728. As per the CUPE collective agreement, the starting wage for this position is $27.54 per hour with an attractive benefit package also available. 

Working Conditions

Although responsibilities vary from site to site, the education assistants’ duties within the school setting include, but are not limited to: collecting data for tracking student progress, providing personal care assistance with dressing, toileting, feeding and/or mobility (such as lifting), and fostering independence through social interactions and supporting adaptations to help the student work at a meaningful instructional level.

Education and Experience

  • Successful completion of an Education Assistant Diploma/Certificate program from a recognized institution or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Please provide all relevant credentials with application


Qualified and interested applicants can apply online at or forward their application, quoting competition number to:

Competition #: EA:2018/2019

Human Resources Department
School District No. 36 (Surrey)
14033 92 Avenue
Surrey, BC
V3V 0B7

Documents to Include:

  •  Cover Letter
  •  Resume
  •  3 professional references (name, telephone number, email address, and a description of your relationship)
  •  Practicum reports
  •  All relevant certificates for this position


***Once you have applied to this competition through Make a Future, any additional documentation you would like to add to your application will need to be submitted directly to the Human Resources' office (ie. Certificate/Diploma/References/etc).***


In accordance with the Criminal Record Review Act, all successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Record search prior to employment. Faxed or emailed resumes will not be accepted. The Surrey School District thanks all those who apply, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.



                       Surrey Schools – Human Resources 14033 92nd Avenue, Surrey, B.C. V3V 0B7
 Tel: (604) 595-6150  Fax: (604) 595-6136

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