Education Assistant
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Job Code: 2503181 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: Nuu-chah-nulth/Coast Salish Posted on: May 31, 2021
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ECE, EA and Support Staff
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Criminal Background Check (VSS)
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Job Description & Requirements

Stz'uminus is a progressive First Nation Community with a membership of approximately 1,300 people situated on beautiful Vancouver Island between Nanaimo and Ladysmith.

Stz'uminus Education is seeking a qualified Education Assistants for On-Call work.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Provide instruction, supervision and educational services as assigned, and supply any extra- curricular services as required.
  • Support the instruction of students at SFN education facilities.

  • Follow the British Columbia Curriculum.

  • Incorporate Hulquminum as much as possible into the regular curriculum.

  • Modify material and teaching styles to account for individual needs of the students.

  • Maintain up to date records as required by the SFN Board of Education and the Principal.

  • Support the planning, organization and maintaining of student records effectively.


  • Completion of Dogwood Diploma (Grade 12)
  • 2 year diploma in a related and relevant educational field or enrolled in progress.

  • Experience working with First Nations primary school students would be an asset

  • Experience working in a Primary School education setting

  • Must pass a Criminal Record Check

  • First Aid an asset

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team.

  • Able to take direction and work independently

  • Able to lead, motivate, encourage and empower students.

  • Be computer literate with special knowledge of educational applications and functions.

  • Confident working one to one with students who require help.


    Application packages should be sent by e-mail to 

    Application packages should include a cover letter, resume and 2 work related references


    Nuu-chah-nulth/Coast Salish does not accept online applications through for Support applicants.

    Please visit their website for more information on how to apply.