Mission Public Schools - Career Opportunity 


We acknowledge that our school district community is on the unceded, ancestral territory of the Stó:lo people and we benefit from local knowledge keepers and thriving Indigenous communities.

Mission Public Schools is dedicated to providing our students with an educational environment that nurtures the development of an Educated Citizen.  Located in the beautiful Fraser Valley, Mission is a vibrant and diverse community with over 6200 students and 850 employees. We are committed to providing a safe, equitable, and inclusive educational system for all students in our thirteen urban and rural elementary schools, two middle schools, one secondary school, distributed learning centre, alternative learning centre, and vocational and technical college. 


In accordance with Article 10 of the Collective Agreement the following Term (Continuing) position is open for application. 


We are accepting resumes for a part-time Term Education Assistant with Student Services. This an itinerant position, so travel between sites is an expectation

This is work of a support nature, working as part of the Student Services Department, assisting the district Teacher for the Visually Impaired, and the regular classroom teachers, by supplementing and reinforcing teacher taught lessons and concepts with children who are visually impaired.

 Under the direction of the Teacher for the Visually Impaired, and with the general supervision of the Director of Student Services, the Education Assistant–Visually Impaired (EA-VI) works with students on an individual basis and follows an established program to assist students with their regular classroom assignments as well as the expanded core curriculum related to their visual impairment.  The EA-VI also prepares braille transcriptions to assist students in keeping up with their regular assignments.

Initially the type of assistance and assignments are outlined in detail by the teacher in conjunction with the school administrator, and closely supervised.  As the EA-VI becomes familiar with the program, materials, and students, some independence of judgement is exercised, within established guidelines.  Communication between teacher(s) and EA-VI regarding student progress takes place on a regular basis and may include the EA-VI


Duties include, but are not limited to: 


 Required Qualifications


Required Experience


Required Skills and Abilities


18 hours per week 

Wages as per collective agreement:  Currently $27.33/hour

Note:  A Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check will be required from the successful applicant, with a review every five (5) years.


Qualified applicants are invited to submit an application package which should include the following:

The interest of all applicants is appreciated; however, only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted.