Education Assistants - Casual

Job Code: 2484011

Job Details


Casual (On-Call)

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 candidates interested in working as Casual Education Assistants in our District. The Education Assistant provides support to the classroom teacher(s) in creating inclusive schools and classrooms. The Education Assistant role will vary according to school and student needs as determined by the Principal/Vice-Principal in collaboration with the School Based/Support Team. 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.

  • Successful completion of Grade 12 plus the Special Education Teaching Assistant program or equivalent plus successful experience working with individuals with special needs.
  • Knowledge of behaviour management, conflict resolution and restraining techniques plus a variety of learning strategies and the ability to assist in modifying curriculum to suit individual student’s needs.
  • May be required to have basic signing at a level appropriate to the Hearing Impaired student.
  • Ability to function and communicate effectively as a member of a team in the support of complex programs requiring a high degree of courtesy, discretion and maintenance of confidentiality with a wide variety of school personnel, students and parents.
  • Flexibility, patience, stamina, emotional stability and maturity to assist students with a variety of challenges to develop to their maximum potential.
  • Sufficient physical strength, health and coordination to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job.
  • Valid BC Driver’s license.

Rate of pay: $33.72 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits

Interested and qualified applicants should apply by clicking "apply online" below. Position will remain open until filled.

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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.

Posted On
May 03, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Maple Ridge
Multiple locations
$33.72/hour + 12% in lieu of benefits
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Certificates & Diplomas