EDUCATION ASSISTANT (EA)

Anticipated needs: from 28.25 to 32.5 Hours per week, School Term

At Schools located East of Seymour River

Reference #CE-2122-EA-East-002

WHO WE ARE

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”.

THE ROLE

The Education Assistant position is a specialized role that assists students and supports the teacher in attending to the personal care, educational and development needs of students who have unique and significant physical, mental, behavioural, emotional or learning style differences. This position provides assistance by performing a variety of tasks that are determined by the needs of the student or groups, so that each situation will be as unique as the student(s) being assisted. In addition, some employees will be required to bring specialized skills to assist students who are visually or hearing impaired, those with chronic health and physical disability issues, and those who are severely behaviourly disordered. This work requires considerable initiative, emotional stability, empathy and understanding of the many and varied issues these students face. This role requires sound judgement in dealing with a variety of situations and is under the general supervision of a teacher(s). Work performance for this role is reviewed and evaluated by an administrator in terms of the effectiveness of services provided to students and staff.

WHAT WE REQUIRE

Considerable knowledge of:

Ability to:

DESIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

This is a unionized position and the current rate of pay is $30.75 per hour.

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

Applying to this posting is a two-step process:

  1. Create your profile on Make A Future,
  2. To apply click "APPLY ONLINE" at the bottom of the posting.

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.

*All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship.

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.

** The North Vancouver School District values the time you have taken to submit your application; however, only those applicants selected to move forward will be contacted.**