Casual Education Assistant - Behaviour

Job Code: 2965492

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Principal or Delegate, provides assistance in classrooms, resource rooms and to individual students defined by the Ministry of Education as having a behaviour disability.


  • Assists the teacher with the supervision of students and in the delivery of special programs to designated students and classes as outlined by the Individual Education Programs.
  • Monitors student behaviour and may be required to respond to students to avoid potential disruptive outbreaks.
  • Provides individual assistance to students with behavioural difficulties and assists those students in establishing and meeting goals.
  • Confers with school-based team regarding Individual Education Programs.
  • Assists classroom teacher in the gathering of resource materials and organizing charts and displays.
  • Operates a personal computer for educational purposes.
  • Assists in providing personal care to designated students including dressing, undressing, toileting, cleaning, washing and lifting into and out of wheelchairs and buses.
  • Performs back-up duties to other Education Assistants within the school complex.
  • May, on occasion, be required to perform other job-related duties as assigned.


  • Grade 12 Diploma
  • Successful completion of a college or university recognized program of related studies (youth and youth behavior focus) of greater than 1 academic year plus a practicum or work experience program related to youth behaviours.
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention certification, First Aid and American Sign Language Certification would be assets
  • Capability to physically perform the job duties

This is a unionized position. Job description #44 can be found at

Please forward completed resumes including official transcripts, Grade 12 or equivalent certificate and a covering letter indicating how you believe you meet our qualifications, and three work references with permission to contact. Please submit electronic applications as one PDF.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until filled and can be dropped off at the School Board Office, emailed or faxed to:

Jenny Christenson, Human Resources Executive Assistant

Cowichan Valley School District

2557 Beverly Street, Duncan, BC V9L 2X3

Email: Ph: 250-748-0321 (ext. 282) Fax: 250-748-6591

Thank you for your interest in this casual position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted On
September 24, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Certificates & Diplomas