UNIFOR 23/24 – 37: Educational Assistant (Part Time)

Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools


Holy Family Catholic School
Educational Assistant
Part Time (16.25 hours per week)

Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools is located on the original lands of the Cree, those of Treaty 6, and on the homeland of the Métis nation. The Division is honoured and proud to serve the students and families of Legal, Morinville, St. Albert, Alexander First Nation and parts of Sturgeon County by providing a welcoming, Christ-centered learning community, where we awaken the hearts and minds of students while educating and nurturing each to learn, live fully and serve others. Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community that is welcoming to all. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.
Position: An Educational Assistant is required to assist students with social/emotional behavioural challenges, mild/moderate learning needs, and/ or medical needs.
Duties to Commence: Immediately
Qualifications & Duties:

Committed to being a model and witness to Christ-centered education values and beliefs.
Apply foundational knowledge about First Nations, Métis and Inuit for the benefit of all students, and support the Division’s goals towards advancing Truth and Reconciliation.
Completion of the Education Assistant Program at MacEwan University or equivalent post-secondary training.
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training an asset.
Experience with assisting with the implementation of student Individual Program Plans.
Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility and ability to work well with a strong, interdisciplinary team.
Display a positive approach to students with social-emotional-behavioral needs.
Experience implementing positive, proactive behavioural interventions including competence using specific strategies such as visual supports, sensory supports, reinforcement schedules, teaching problem-solving skills, social stories, etc. and has experience with Positive Behavioral Supports.
Support the use of Google Apps for Education as well assistive technology devices for communication.
Experience modeling and teaching students social skills, and emotional regulation.
Willingness to lift and toilet students as required.
First Aid and CPR training would be an asset.
Ability to be involved in a wide variety of activities that require some level of physical activity.
Knowledge and experience working with diverse learners who are on the autism spectrum is preferred.

For more information on this position, please contact:
Helen Jackson, Principal
Holy Family Catholic School
Phone: (780) 459-7734
Email: hjackson@gsacrd.ab.ca

Only online applications will be accepted. No late applications will be accepted.
Although all applications are appreciated, only candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted.
This posting is an internal ad open only to members of the current UNIFOR Support Staff Union until May 6, 2024