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Posted: 
2021-09-16
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: 
Cold Lake
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:

S2122-36 Educational Assistant - Cold Lake Middle SchoolWe are seeking a full-time (1.0) Educational Assistant commencing as soon as possible and for the 2021-2022 school year. The assignment involves assisting with student educational program needs including social skills and behavior skills. The successful applicant should have a growth mindset who is patient and caring with students in grades 5 to 8.

Cold Lake Middle School is located in the City of Cold Lake with approximately 250 students in grades 5-8. The goal at CLMS is to educate the students and foster responsible and ethical citizens for the future.

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

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: Relative experience in educational assistance, and/or rehabilitation

Previous experience in a Middle School setting

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 candidate will be required to obtain and provide a criminal records check.

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