Human Resources
Education Assistant - St. Francis Junior High
School: St. Francis Junior High School
City/Town: Lethbridge

EDUCATION ASSISTANT – St Francis Junior High - Lethbridge

This position is open to all internal and external candidates. External applicants must provide a current police information (including vulnerable sectors) check, and a current intervention record check prior to employment, if chosen as the successful candidate.  

The Holy Spirit Catholic Board of Education requires a part time continuing 28.0 hour per week Education Assistant at St. Francis Junior High in Lethbridge, commencing as soon as possible. Please quote Posting #20190901. 

The Education Assistant provides assistance to children with various degrees of need in the learning environment under the direction and supervision of the Inclusive Education Liaison, the classroom teacher, and the principal. In this position it is necessary to be physically fit in order to actively engage students in all aspects of their educational program. Confidentiality is of utmost importance in achieving the common good for all students. Through collaborative team-based structure, the special education assistant will carry out tasks as assigned by both the daily and program supervisors. 



Education Assistant Certificate and/or Diploma or Rehabilitation Practitioner Certificate and/or Diploma or equivalent.

Special consideration will be given to candidates who have completed the Brain Story Certification through Alberta Family Wellness


At least one-year experience working with students with special programming needs 


First Aid Training; Supporting Individuals through Valued Attachments Training (SIVA) Certificate 


  • Understands that it is of paramount importance to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of the school community;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Willing to participate in new learning opportunities;
  • Ability to take responsibility for individual student needs;
  • Ability to contribute in a collaborative team-based learning structure. 

Application package must include the following:

  • A cover letter indicating the position applied for;
  • Holy Spirit Support Staff Application Form located on our website:;
  • Documentation which would support the education requirements for this position;
  • Contact information for 3 references. 

For more information regarding this position, please call the Director of Support Services, Mrs. Michelle MacKinnon at (403) 327-9555. 

Interested, qualified applicants are asked to submit by email a complete application package as described above, by noon on Thursday September 12, 2019 to:


Mr. Ken Smpson, Deputy Superintendent

Holy Spirit Catholic School Division



Please note: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We wish to thank all applicants in advance for submitting résumés, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

By virtue of the submission of an application, the applicant agrees that the principal or designate can contact previous employers for the purpose of conducting confidential reference checks whether or not the application has listed a reference for that employer.



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