Learning Support Programs and Services 

The Vancouver Board of Education welcomes applications for:

On-Call Education Assistant
(School & Student Support A)

Hours: 6.5 hours per day
Salary: $28.49 per hour (+ 18.6% in lieu of benefits)

From September to June each year with some positions available during Summer School.

For more information about the role of an EA (SSA) within the VSB see the following videos provided by Langara College: Role of an On-Call SSA Role of an EA in a Secondary SchoolSecondary Life Skills 

On-Call SSAs must be available to work a minimum of 3 full days per week. Applicants must be available to work throughout the district and may also be required to travel to two locations on the same day (eg. one school in the morning and another in the afternoon).  Once hired, you can choose to remain on the on-call list or you can apply to the VSB’s internal postings which include full-time temporary contracts and continuing/permanent positions.  All permanent positions include a comprehensive benefits package (including extended health, dental and municipal pension plan) after passing a probation period of 16 weeks.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:


Your application must include: 

Applicants may also be considered for a School & Student Support B (SSB) position (paid 7 hrs/day with a higher pay rate) if they meet the following criteria:

**This posting is ongoing until filled.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Please note, only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted**

The District welcomes qualified applicants who value equity and diversity as essential to excellence. The distinct makeup of the VSB community strives to support the inclusion of all voices.  You may wish to share some lived experiences that demonstrate your connections to our diverse student community.

Itinerant Assignment:

A School & Student Support worker is hired to work throughout the Vancouver School District and not for a particular school or a restricted set of duties.  Although in posted vacancies specific reference may be made to a school and to the duties associated with that assignment, Employee Services may transfer staff within the system in certain circumstances as deemed appropriate.


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