Education Assistant On-Call

Job Code: 2340792

Job Details


Terms of Employment: All instructional days, September through June

1. Secondary school graduation or equivalent
2. Education Assistant Certification or equivalent in related field or equivalent experience working with individuals with disabilities, behaviour disorders, learning and physical disabilities, syndromes and disorders that affect the learning of students
3. Minimum three (3) months of experience working with children
4. Knowledge and understanding of child development
5. Familiarity with Individual Education Plans and Individual Care Plans an asset
6. Ability to implement modified and adapted curriculum
7. Basic computer skills with ability to read and form emails, view word/excel documents, navigate internet and use web-based applications
8. Physical ability to respond to student needs (i.e. bolting)

1. Demonstrates patience and acceptance when dealing with students
2. Shows kindness and cares about the well-being of students
3. Actively shows courtesy and respect to all, proactively builds healthy and trusting relationships with all; contributes to a positive working environment
4. Clearly articulates thoughts and ideas and shares timely and relevant information openly, honestly and respectfully using oral, written and visual formats
5. Possesses strong organizational skills and proactively plans, prioritizes and organizes work
6. Respects the confidential nature of all information relating to students, parents and staff

1. Participates in the planning and implementation of Individual Education Plan goals, objectives and supports
2. Participates in supervision of students within the school, on the playground and on field trips, including the transitioning between activities in and outside the school building
3. Assists students during classroom activities
4. Supports social inclusion in the classroom and on the playground through implementing self-regulation strategies, behaviour support strategies, communication strategies and monitoring behaviour
5. Objectively observes and records student behaviour, as required
6. Reports safety, unusual behaviour, and discipline concerns to the principal or designate, but resolves any minor disagreements where possible
7. May support personal care needs of students (e.g. glucagon testing, toileting, feeding)
8. Attends to minor cuts or bruises, referring students to first aid attendant as required
9. May be required to physically assist students using lifts and transfers
10. May be required to support transferring students on and off busses
11. Walks or runs, indoors and outdoors, in various weather conditions
12. Remains current in school, district and provincial policies and guidelines relevant to role (e.g. Provincial Physical Restraint and Seclusion Guidelines)
13. Performs other related duties as time permits and/or assigned as required

Posted On
July 07, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Part Time, Contract
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
$30.28 per hour
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter