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Posted: 
2021-09-23
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
Title : Educational Assistant - Supply

Position Type : Daily Occasional

Position Open To : External Applicants Only

Posting Overview:

The Educational Assistant, under the direction of the Principal, will assist in the implementation of pupil programs and services. The Lambton Kent District School Board, which is located throughout the Municipality of Chatham-Kent and Sarnia Lambton, has 50 elementary and 12 secondary schools in operation. Prospective qualified Educational Assistants, who are able to work on a daily occasional basis are invited to submit their applications.

Qualifications/Experience:

Applicants must possess a post secondary diploma in one of the following: CYW, DSW, SSW; or a two year diploma in an Educational Assistant Program;

Other related education and experience may be considered.

Other Key Skills & Knowledge:

working with physically disabled, developmentally disabled, multiple exceptionalities & medically fragile, behaviour, speech & language, learning disabled, mildly intellectually disabled, autistic;

supervising and implementing daily routines;

implementing teacher designed and supervised instructional programs;

the ability to meet the physical demands of the job which includes attending to the physical care/needs of the student(s); includes toileting, feeding, lifting and positioning students in a safe manner, implementing therapist recommendations; attending to needs of seizure activity and the non-catheterization procedure (training provided);

communicating effectively with teachers and students relative to Educational Assistant duties;

working effectively as part of the school team.

Position Effective Date & Length:

Must be available to supply on a daily occasional and long-term basis, 5 days/week.

Must be available last-minute, short notice and willing to travel within Chatham-Kent and/or Sarnia-Lambton.

Occasional, 10 month, 7 hours/day

Application Instructions :

Applications will only be accepted through our online process until 4:00 p.m. on the posting closing date. Applicants should include a cover letter and resume. Inquiries can be directed to: Sam Zoccano, Recruitment Officer, 519-336-1500 Ext. 31322.

All applicants will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive one, please contact Apply to Education directly prior to the deadline date and time.In compliance with the A.O.D.A. the Lambton Kent District School Board will make necessary accommodations for applicants with disabilities to support participation in the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources if you require assistance.