From coastal beaches to mountain forests, North Vancouver School District – “the natural place to learn” – provides world-class instruction and a rich diversity of engaging programs to inspire success for every student.  Our 25 elementary and 7 secondary schools, 2600 staff and 16,000 students offer a safe and nurturing environment based on trust, respect, responsibility and collaboration. We are looking for enthusiastic and positive individuals to learn, share and grow with us in “the natural place to work”.


Training and experience with supporting students in community activities, swimming and lengthy walks is desired.  This is specialized work of a student assistance and teacher support nature attending to the learning needs or students requiring American Sign Language Support.

An employee of this class provides assistance by performing a variety of tasks. Employees will be required to bring specialized skills to assist students who are deaf/hard of hearing.  The work requires considerable initiative, emotional stability, empathy and understanding of the many and varied issues these students face.  This position requires sound judgement in dealing with a variety of situations under the general supervision of a teacher(s).  Work performance is reviewed and evaluated by an administrator in terms of effective services rendered to students and staff.

Training and experience with supporting students in community activities, swimming and lengthy walks is desired.



Completion of the 12th grade or equivalent, plus basic first aid, supplemented by a Special Education Assistant certificate, or equivalent training.  Completion of an ASL program; Level 3 or higher.  Preference will be given to those with a Deaf Studies Diploma.

This is a unionized position and the current rate of pay is $32.00 per hour, plus 14% in lieu of benefits.

All candidates are required to submit to a BC Ministry Criminal Record Check and a local Police Criminal Record Check as condition of employment.


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At the North Vancouver School District, our values guide what we do.  We support diversity and inclusion in our workplaces and schools; we welcome and respect the diverse backgrounds, experiences and talents of all our employees and students. 

We value the opportunity to learn, share and grow on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish people, specifically the Skwxwú7mesh Nation and Tsleil-Waututh Nation.

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