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Educational Assistant Posted on Aug 07, 2018 by Sturgeon School Division

  • Location Bon Accord, AB
  • Earnings $24.41 to $31.23 hourly
  • Work Hours 32.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 21, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Sturgeon School Division

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Experience with Special Needs Children

Children who are blind or visually impaired

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

Monitor students during recess and lunch hour

Area of Specialization

Special education

Work Experience with Special Needs Students

  • Children with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Assistance with communication
  • Assistance with mobility

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
  • Assist students with special needs using techniques such as sign language, braille and remedial programs
  • Monitor and report student progress to classroom teacher

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Work Location Information

Rural area

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written 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.

Advertised Until

Aug 21, 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 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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