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Posted: 
2024-03-28
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
College/CEGEP
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Winnipeg

Educational Assistant - Special Needs

5.5 hours per day

Term to March 22, 2024 with the possibility of extension

Term positions start immediately with a completion date of March 22, 2024.

Winnipeg School Division is seeking applications from compassionate individuals who are eager to assist children, of all ages, in attaining their developmental and educational goals. This vital role within our schools will engage with the students and staff, display initiative in the classroom or outside of the classroom to ensure the responsibilities of their assignment are being met, and be an advocate for the overall well-being of the student, staff and the school itself.

Under the supervision and direction of the Principal and/or Teacher, the Educational Assistant is responsible for providing instructional assistance to individual or small groups of students who might have learning and/or behavioral difficulties; providing assistance to teachers in the delivery of programs for individual students, providing assistance with special events, supervising students during lunch hours, activities, recesses and other times as required, and administering first aid when needed. Other various duties might also be assigned.Qualifications:

Complete secondary education (High School) or equivalent related experience

Some previous experience working with students and children (experience working with children with social, academic, and/or behavioral difficulties is an asset)

Completion of an Educational Assistant Certificate/Diploma Program or education in a related field is an asset

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

A knowledge and understanding of the related division policies and procedures preferred

Valid First Aid/CPR level C is required

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificates is an asset as training will be provided How to apply:

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

Employment is subject to a clear Child Abuse Registry check and Police Information Check

Winnipeg School Division has an Employment Equity policy which strives for the removal of barriers to the hiring, advancement, full inclusion, and fair representation of women, Indigenous peoples, 2SLGBTQQIA+ community, persons living with a disability and racialized people at all levels within the organization.

Winnipeg School Division will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants disabled by barriers during the interview and assessment process, upon request.About Winnipeg School Division

WSD is one of Manitobas largest employers with over 6,000 full and part time employees in 84 locations including 79 schools (including one virtual school), two administrative buildings, a training centre, a buildings maintenance location and school bus depot and our fleet of almost 100 school buses. Every employee is vital in helping us achieve our purpose, vision, values and principles of learning to support the almost 30,000 students we serve.

Joining Winnipeg School Division means getting the opportunity to work in schools in a variety of communities throughout Winnipeg that are culturally diverse and emphasize the inclusion of all students.