EA, CYW, and ECE Positions

Current Employment Opportunities

 

Casual Educational Assistants and Casual Child and Youth Workers 

 

Educational Assistants (EAs), Child and Youth Workers (CYWs) and Early Childhood Educators (ECEs)

When the need arises to recruit Education Assistants and/or Child and Youth Workers, we post advertisements on the Apply to Education Network (ATEN) at the following web site address: applytoeducation.com. Registered candidates should then apply directly to the posting if they meet the criteria specified in the advertisement (applications are not received directly at the schools or Board office).   Applicants will be required to undergo a Functional Assessment to determine their ability to perform the physical aspects of the job. Experience in a school setting is a definite asset.  The role is casual with no guarantee of full-time work. Long-term replacements and permanent positions are hired from the casual list as required.

Education and experience for EA positions:
secondary school diploma or equivalent; two year college diploma in any of the following: Educational Assistant Program; Police Foundations; Recreational Leadership; Developmental Services Worker; Social Services Worker with up to six months of recent, related work experience with children/youth.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES, EA positions:
• provides program support by assisting teachers with the delivery of academic and
social/life skills programs for both individual and groups of students by implementing
effective learning support strategies and using a variety of instructional support
methods, techniques and learning aids: includes scribing, correcting, prompting,
reading, keeping student on task, adapting language for re-delivery, reinforcing
concepts, lessons and skills, providing information to teachers to assist in creation of
student IEP, support students in the use of assistive technology, delivery of
appropriate life skills and routine activities of daily living and the promotion of
independence, self-advocacy and self-reliance;  

Education and experience for CYW positions:
secondary school diploma or equivalent three year college diploma in a Child and Youth Worker Program or one to three years related work experience 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES, CYW positions:  
• provides program support by assisting teachers with the delivery of academic and
social/life skills programs for both individual and groups of students by implementing
effective learning support strategies and using a variety of instructional support
methods, techniques and learning aids: includes scribing, correcting, prompting,
reading, keeping student on task, adapting language for re-delivery, reinforcing
concepts, lessons and skills, providing information to teachers to assist in creation of
student IEP, support students in the use of assistive technology, delivery of
appropriate life skills and routine activities of daily living and the promotion of
independence, self-advocacy and self-reliance;

Proof of NVCI certification (full program, minimum 8-12 hours including restraining techniques), dated within two years is a requirement for EA/CYW positions. See below for agencies offering this training. If you have training other than NVCI, please include a copy within your application.  If you are registered to take NVCI, please include a copy of your registration.

Education and experience for Early Childhood Educators (ECEs):

Two (2) year college diploma in Early Childhood Education Childcare experience in an educational setting. Registered member in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators. 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES - ECE positions:
Work collaboratively with teachers, resource personnel and support services to plan, implement and assess developmentally appropriate activities in accordance with the expectations of the Ministry of Education’s Early Learning Program; work with school, Board and community resource staff to support the needs of diverse learners, including students requiring an Individual Education Plan (IEP); maintain all appropriate records for students (health, attendance, etc.); provide emergency first aid and response procedures during regular day program to students, as required

Specialized Skills & Requirements:  French language ability (both verbal and written) may be required for some positions.  Current First Aid/CPR certification is a requirement for ECE positions.