Education Assistant
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2722643 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: Kootenay/Okanagan Posted on: Oct 31, 2020
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Criminal Background Check (VSS)
Additional Documents
Start Date:  Aug 19, 2019
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

The Lower Similkameen Indian Band, located in the heart of the Similkameen Valley of the South Central Interior region of British Columbia is pleased to invite qualified applicants to apply to the permanent, full time Education Assistant position at the Ntamtqen snma?maya?tn School.


The Ntamtqen snma?maya?tn School offers elementary grades (full time kindergarten to grade seven), with a vision of combining tradition with the tactics of modern education in order to provide our children with an encompassing future.  We believe the union of Aboriginal tradition and academic excellence can live in one house in harmony for the betterment of all.


The Education Assistant is responsible for providing assistance to the teacher and the students in the development of strategies to achieve academic, behavioural, and social goals on an as and when required basis. Support services will be provided for pupils with special needs who may require direct physical assistance.   

This position offers a competitive salary, superior extended health benefits, and a registered pension plan.


Qualified applicants are invited to email their resume and cover letter (including salary expectations) to Lori Fitzgerald at


Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry.


For further information about the Lower Similkameen Indian Band and this position please visit 


Education and Experience

  • Completion of grade 12 or GED;
  • Education Assistant Certification;
  • Recent related experience in working with school age children in a classroom setting;
  • Experience teaching in multi-graded classrooms an asset;
  • Level 1 FoodSafe certificate;
  • Clean criminal record check required;
  • Valid standard first aid and CPR certificate;
  • Valid BC Class 5 driver’s license with clean drivers abstract.


The Similkameen Valley offers abundant activities for the outdoor enthusiast.  To discover more about the Similkameen Valley please visit .


Thank you for your interest in this position, only those short listed will be contacted. 


Kootenay/Okanagan does not accept online applications through for Support applicants.

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