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Casual Education Assistant

Employer Name: 
School District 51
Job Location: 
Boundary Area

School District 51 is looking for Casual Education Assistants interested in working in the Boundary Area. Hours of work can range from 20 to 26 hours per week. The hourly rate is $23.31. School District 51 operates on a 4-day week with schools open Monday to Thursday. Schools are located in Christina Lake, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Rock Creek, Beaverdell and Big White Ski Resort. 

The School District serves about 1200 students with two 8-12 secondary schools, 7 elementary schools, K-9 school at Big White Ski Resort and an alternate school serving secondary students. The District has an active Aboriginal Education Department and a robust Special Education Department. Professional Development opportunities are also provided for all Education Assistants. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tutoring individual students or small groups
  • Facilitate communication utilizing sign, Braille, etc if required
  • Prepare and modify specialized teaching materials
  • Feeds, position, toilet, groom and assist with mobility of students
  • Assist in the development or strategies to achieve academic, behavioural and social goals
  • Monitor and record students progress
  • Monitor student behaviour to ensure safety of the student to prevent student from hurting others
  • Assist in minor first aide and complete required forms
  • Communicate with students, staff and others and provide information of a detailed or specialized nature
  • Encourage, secure cooperation and influence the students to achieve social, academic and behavioural goals
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Specific Skills Required: 

Required Qualifications and Education:

A College Diploma Program that supports Special Education students in the classroom, or equivalent, as recognized by School District No. 51 (Boundary);
A minimum of three months of current, demonstrated successful experience/training working with Special Education students;


Posting Will Expire: 
Friday, August 31, 2018
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