Educational Assistant (EA)

Application Deadline: 2023-12-09

Bright Star Respite is seeking a full time Educational Assistant (EA) to work with a female middle school student in Grades 8. Bright Star Respite is a respite services agency that operates in Edmonton & Calgary, providing much needed services to children with developmental delays as well as their families.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM with a lunch break. The EA will be responsible for working with the individual child and offer support in small groups of students to assist the student(s) with academic work, classroom routines, class work, and activities as needed and directed by the classroom teacher. The EA will also assist the teacher with the preparation of classroom materials, and consult the teacher about activities and student achievement.

General Qualifications

  • Grade 12 or equivalent education; Community Support Worker, Education Assistant Program Certificate, or Equivalent post-secondary courses in child development and behavior management
  • Strong knowledge and skills in Google Suite & SchoolZone
  • Effective written and oral communication skills including the ability to relate to students, staff, parents, professionals and other members of the public
  • Patience and ability to supervise students in instructional and non-instructional activities
  • Current First Aid and CPR courses are an asset
  • 2+ years of experience working with teens directly

Supporting Documentation Required

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
    • Child Intervention Check (completed within the past 6 months)
  • All applicants will be required to complete a recent (within the past 6 months) Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check included
  • The ability to provide at least three professional references to the school

Job Types:
Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract Length: 7 months

Salary: $21.00-$24.00 per hour

Monday to Friday

Ability to Commute/Relocate:
Edmonton, AB: reliably commute (required)

Application Question(s):
Applicants must be currently living in Edmonton or the surrounding area and qualified to work in Canada.

Perfect English (required)

Edmonton or RCMP police check with vulnerable check? (required)

Work Location: In person

Application Deadline: 2023-12-09
Expected Start Date: 2023-12-17

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