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Assistant, Educational Posted on Mar 08, 2018 by Grande Prairie & District Catholic Schools

  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $19.02 to $20.64 hourly
  • Work Hours 13 to 28 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 4 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 22, 2018
Job Requirements


Grande Prairie & District Catholic Schools




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience with Special Needs Children

  • Children with behavioural issues
  • Autistic children
  • Children with a mental health disability
  • Children with learning disabilities
  • Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)


2 years to less than 3 years

Work Experience with Special Needs Students

  • Emotionally disturbed
  • 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

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Urban area

Personal Suitability

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

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.

By Mail

9902 - 101 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V2P4

Advertised Until

Mar 22, 2018

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

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


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


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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