Central Okanagan Public Schools (School District No. 23), Kelowna BC, provides education services to 22,000 students in the communities of Peachland, West Kelowna, Kelowna, Lake Country and the Regional District of Central Okanagan. We invite applications for the position of:
Certified Education Assistant (CEA)
Applicants must have successfully completed Grade 12 and a Certified Education Assistant program. Equivalent qualifications may be considered.
Under the direction of the Resource Teacher, the school-based CEA will assist with and support student(s) by working together in a team environment, tutor students, modify and prepare specialized teaching materials, compile and update student records, and monitor student behaviour.
This position may be required to transport and accompany students as described in the IEP(s), and as covered by school district Field Trip Policy. Some of these activities may include swimming, hiking, skiing, etc.
The CEA may be required to assist with lifting, feeding, personal care (toileting), and supervision for special needs students in the school, as requested by Principal and/or Resource Teacher.
This 10-month position offers a wage rate of $24.13 per hour, as well as a comprehensive benefits plan, including extended health and dental care, and participation in a defined benefit pension plan. CEA's giving personal care to students will be paid at a higher rate.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply online, complete with cover letter and resume outlining relevant background and work experience, 3 references, CEA transcripts, and practicum report.
This is an ongoing posting, allowing you to apply for future consideration. It is not indicative of an immediate vacancy.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.