New Westminster Schools Career Opportunity
CASUAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT
- Reports to the school principal or designate
- Supports the formal education program through the direct supervision of pupil activities in the school and community in a wide range of settings
- May assist students with the learning of basic life skills, communication skills, or socialization skills
- May be actively involved with child/children during all activities
- Prepares teaching aids and materials
- Provides physical assistance to pupils who require it
- Expected to provide personal care assistance including, but not limited to lifting, feeding, toileting, etc., during breaks
- Other related duties as required
- Grade 12 graduation
- Education Assistant certificate or diploma from a recognized college, 2 year diploma preferred
- Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
- Special education/child care related experience
- Must acquire specific skills related to a special needs child
- Training and extensive behaviour management experience working with children with autism
- Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff, students and teh community
- Good interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions
Hours of Work & Salary:
Casual shifts range 4 to 6 hours per day, Monday – Friday, at $27.42 per hour
To apply for this position, click on the APPLY ONLINE button at the bottom of the page. Please include your resume, including copies of certificates or diplomas and references..
School District No. 40 (New Westminster) is an equal opportunity employer. Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Search is a legislated requirement.
About New Westminster Schools
The New Westminster School District has a rich tapestry of cultures, backgrounds, learning styles and needs. Together, we are a caring, inclusive, and committed learning community dedicated to supporting each of our unique learners so they will have the skills and competencies they need to be productive and successful citizens in a rapidly changing world.
The City of New Westminster sits in the centre of Metro Vancouver between the larger communities of Burnaby, Coquitlam, Surrey and Richmond. Despite its location, the city is relatively small and has retained a strong sense of history and community. The total population is approximately 70,000 and is expected to grow to 84,000 by 2021.
The student population is reflective of the city’s population, with a full range of social and cultural backgrounds forming a diverse presence in our schools. In the Kindergarten to Grade 12 system, there are 6,385 students.