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Posted: 
2021-10-27
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Lac La Biche
Northern Lights Public Schools is located in the heart of Albertas Lakeland region, which offers residents a multitude of outdoor recreation opportunities and stunning displays of the Aurora Borealis. The division is focused on ensuring all students have the opportunity to succeed and has designated numeracy and student mental health and wellness as division priorities. Northern Lights Public Schools invites applications for the following position:

S2122-50 Educational Assistants - Vera M. Welsh Elementary SchoolWe are seeking a full-time (1.0 fte) position to commence as soon as possible and until end of March with possibility of extension. The assignment involves working with Kindergarten to Grade 3 students and assisting with student educational program needs including social skills, behavior skills, and self-help. Training in speech, language and numeracy strategies will be a definite asset.

Vera M Welsh Elementary School is located in the Town of Lac La Biche. We are dedicated to educate and care for our school community and to encourage life long learning.

Preference will be given to applicants who have : Post-Secondary training and/or experience as an Educational Assistant

Knowledge and experience working with expressive and receptive language development skills

Knowledge and experience with behavioral strategies

Experience working one-on-one and/or in a classroom setting

Knowledge of documentation procedures and proficiency with computers

Knowledge and experience in alternate communications strategies

Familiarity with strategies to address different learning styles and experience with Individual Program Plans

Training and skills that would be an asset include: Literacy and numeracy

Previous experience with Early Childhood

Relative experience in educational assistance, nursing and/or rehabilitation

SIVA and/or Non-Violent Crisis Intervention trainingHow to Apply: Interested applicants are required to create and complete all sections of their portfolio through the 'Apply On-Line' link on our website, in the employment section. Check your 'Job Application Log' to confirm that you have successfully applied.

The successful application will be required to obtain a criminal records check.

We thank all interested applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.