Human Resources
Casual Education Assistants
School: Other/Multiple
City/Town: Lethbridge

CASUAL EDUCATION ASSISTANTS

Successful candidates must provide a current police information (including vulnerable sectors) check, and a current intervention check prior to employment. 

The Holy Spirit Catholic Board of Education has openings for casual Education Assistants. This position is covered by the CUPE 1825 collective agreement. Visit our website for further details. 

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 education assistant will carry out tasks as assigned by both the daily and program supervisors.  

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION:                        

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           https://www.albertafamilywellness.org/training 

WORK EXPERIENCE:          

·         At least one year experience working with students with special programming needs. 

SKILLS:                               

·         First Aid Training;

·         Supporting Individuals Through Valued Attachments Training (SIVA) Certificate. 

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:  

·         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: http://www.holyspirit.ab.ca/page.cfm?pgID=41

·         Documentation which would support the education requirements for this position;

·         Contact information for 3 references.

Interested, qualified applicants are asked to submit by email a complete application package as described above to:                    

Mr. Ken Sampson, Deputy Superintendent

Holy Spirit Catholic School Division

Email: meakerj@holyspirit.ab.ca 

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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