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Job Details

Educational Assistant

Employer

Grande Prairie & District Catholic Schools

Date Posted

October 06, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $19.59 hourly
  • Work Hours 27 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 20, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Grande Prairie & District Catholic Schools

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience with Special Needs Children

  • Children with behavioural issues
  • Children with a mental health disability
  • Children with learning disabilities

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work Experience with Special Needs Students

  • Emotionally disturbed
  • Children with an intellectual disability
  • Assistance with communication
  • Assistance with personal hygiene

Specific Skills

  • Assist students with integration into the classroom and school setting
  • Help students individually or in small groups with assignments and reinforce learning and retention concepts under the supervision of classroom teacher
  • Monitor and report student progress to classroom teacher
  • Accompany and supervise students during activities in school gymnasiums, laboratories, libraries, resource centres and on field trips

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

Urban area

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

Benefits

  • Medical Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Group Insurance Benefits
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Pension Plan Benefits
  • Vision Care Benefits

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Educational Assistant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Assistants
SOCIAL

Interest in assisting special-needs students such as those with mental and physical disabilities with mobility, communication and personal hygiene

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to work under direct supervision of classroom teachers and other professionals such as special education instructors, psychologists and speech-language pathologists; in assisting with classroom inventory; in using techniques such as sign language, Bliss symbols or Braille; in monitoring and reporting to classroom teacher on student progress; and in monitoring students during recess and noon hour

innovative

Interest in handling techniques of behaviour modification, personal development and other therapeutic programs; in preparing classroom displays and bulletin boards; in assisting in the preparation of learning materials and environment; and in accompanying and supervising students during activities in school gymnasiums, laboratories, libraries and resource centres, and on field trips

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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