Aboriginal Support Workers

Job Code: 2439213

Job Details

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Aboriginal Support Workers


School District No. 42 (SD42) meets the learning needs of approximately 16,000 students of all ages in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, and is defined by its determination to keep student learning and growth at the heart of all its decisions. With an annual budget of over $200M and over 2,000 staff, the school district provides K-12 educational services in 22 elementary schools, six secondary schools, and two alternate schools. It also provides a variety of certificate programs and relevant quality life-long learning opportunities through Ridge Meadows College and Continuing Education.

SD42 is looking for qualified applicants interested in working as Aboriginal Support Workers. Aboriginal Support Workers assist the Itinerant Teachers for Aboriginal Education by working with identified aboriginal students within schools in the district on an individual or small group basis, and provide guidance and support in order to foster educational success.

The applicant will possess:

  • Successful completion of Grade 12 and one year post-secondary education in First Nations Culture or equivalent experience,
  • Two (2) years experience maintaining effective working relationships with members of the aboriginal community,
  • Good observation skills and the ability to keep accurate notes and records,
  • Knowledge of the effects on aboriginal students of cultural differences.

Rate of pay: $31.12 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits

If you are regularly available for casual work and able to travel to any school within the District (from Pitt Meadows to Whonnock), we’d love to meet you. While this position is casual (on-call) with no guarantee of hours, shifts are steadily available and there are also many opportunities for securing regular positions as you gain seniority.

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Our staff members are the foundation of our system. When you join our school district, you become part of a talented community of educators and support staff dedicated to enriching the lives of all students and helping them achieve success.

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Posted On
May 28, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Maple Ridge
Multiple locations
$31.12/hr + 12% in lieu of benefits
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Certificates & Diplomas