Certified and Non Certified Educational Assistants- Kelowna, West Kelowna, Nelson, Trail, Cranbrook

Job Code: 3672206

Job Details

CISND | Catholic Independent Schools of Nelson Diocese

The Catholic Independent Schools of the Nelson Diocese (CISND) hosts six elementary schools and one high school. The Diocese is located in the beautiful Okanagan and Kootenay regions of British Columbia. We are committed to hiring qualified employees who are dedicated to education in the Roman Catholic tradition.

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invites applications at this time for:

Certified Educational Assistants

Non Certified Educational Assistants

CISND is recruiting for enthusiastic and dedicated Educational Assistants to join our team. Our community of teachers and support staff work collaboratively guide students, developing the whole person intellectually, spiritually, physically and artistically. Our goal is for all students to become independent, capable young people with clear perceptions, skills, and abilities to achieve successfully.

Our successful candidate will:

  • be able to provide a warm, compassionate learning environment.
  • enjoy fostering children’s sense of well-being, promoting feelings of belonging and inclusiveness.
  • be flexible to the changing needs of the children and programs.
  • work in a team environment, collaboratively with children and families, colleagues and administration.
  • have problem solving and multi-tasking skills.
  • maintain a neat, orderly and clean environment, including all activity areas.
  • have the ability to work under minimal supervision.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:

  • First Aid Training Certificate is an asset
  • Commitment to Catholic Education
  • Identification with and participation in the life of a Catholic parish
  • Training specific to the role (Educational Assistant)
  • Successful Educational Assistant experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to foster a positive working relationship with students, families, colleagues and administration
  • Ability to use discretion when dealing with confidential matters
  • Additional training in Applied Behavioral Analysis/Intervention, Autism Spectrum Disorder and CPI are an asset

The following is to be included in your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • Relevant Certificates, licenses, memberships/honors in professional/technical associations and associated post secondary transcripts
  • CISND Pastoral Reference form

As a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to provide or complete a valid criminal record check and complete diocesan Safe Environment training and submit documentation to indicate they are legally entitled to work in Canada (photocopy of Canadian birth certificate or Canadian passport).

Posted On
June 03, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Part Time
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
Employment Start Date
September 03, 2024
End Date
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter