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Support Career Opportunities

Support positions include administrative assistants, clerks, food preparers, interpreters, library technicians, secretaries, educational assistants and technicians. Support staff are represented by CUPE Local 3550. 

For more information about support positions, the application process please contact us at hrbusiness@epsb.ca or call 780-429-8111.

Prior to employment, successful candidates will be required to submit records check documents.

Application and Employment Information
Descriptors of Language Proficiency


Support Staff Application Form (Required)
Mandatory Records Check and Disclosure (Required)
Support Staff Qualifications Checklist (Required)

Collective Agreement

Support Staff Collective Agreement


Supply Educational Assistants – Special Education


Job type
10-month, temporary


At Edmonton Public Schools, our vision is to transform the learners of today into the leaders of tomorrow.   If you picture yourself working with students and making a significant difference in their lives, Edmonton Public Schools offers exciting employment opportunities.  As a Supply Support Staff member, you will embark on a rewarding career path that offers flexibility, variety and opportunities to learn and grow professionally.  

Although the number of hours per week cannot be guaranteed, due to significant shortages of educational assistants, those individuals willing to accept assignments throughout the City of Edmonton can expect regular work.  Excellent opportunities also exist for those seeking permanent employment.  An excellent benefit package is provided to staff who receives long term assignments beyond 25 days in duration.


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Administrative Assistants

Competition: 196856

Job type
10-month, part-time

To meet the ongoing needs of our growing District and to ensure that we are fully prepared to meet our operational demands for the 2017/18 school year, we invite you to put your skills to work by joining our team of dedicated staff who work as lead Administrative Assistants in our schools.
About You:
• you have a warm, engaging personality 
• you have gained exceptional knowledge in your chosen profession
• you thrive in an environment that encourages collaboration 
• you believe that all children should reach their full potential
• you make a difference
About Your Qualifications and Experience:
• completion of a two year post-secondary training program 
• a minimum of four years related experience 
• experience and knowledge of accounting principles and practices
• proficiency  with Microsoft Office and QuickBooks
• excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• superb customer service, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
About the Role:
As the lead administrative assistant in a school, you will:
• manage the school office 
• maintain student information
• supervise support staff
• manage school financial processes
• coordinate school events
About What We Have To Offer:
• competitive salary ($20.05 – $21.63 per hour)
• a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability for staff who receive long terms assignments beyond 25 days in duration or permanent employment
• personal and professional growth opportunities
Nature of Work:
• hourly, on-call work  - up to 7 hours per day, Monday – Friday
• long term part-time and full-time
• eligibility to apply for permanent, advertised positions

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Educational Assistant (Speech Language Pathologist Assistant)

Competition: 250176

Job type
10-month, full-time, permanent

Edmonton Public Schools is seeking three full-time, 10 month, permanent Educational Assistants to join our team of dedicated staff to work with children in the Pre-Kindergarten Program. As the ideal candidate, you will work collaboratively with Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists and other professionals to support very young children develop the basic skills necessary for success when transitioning to school.
• you are energetic and enjoy working with children
• you thrive working in a multi-disciplinary environment that encourages collaboration 
• you have achieved excellence in your profession
• you are patient and supportive with your clients
• you make a difference 
• you have a recognized diploma as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant  or Communication Disorder Assistant
• you have a minimum of two years related experience including classroom based service delivery to children
• you have experience working in partnership with children’s families to achieve speech and language goals
• you have excellent communication and collaboration skills
• you have access to a vehicle for travel
The Educational Assistant will:
• lead and assist speech and language therapy in the Pre-Kindergarten Program 
• support students in the areas of cognition, self-help, fine motor, socialization, play, communication, behaviour, and gross motor development
• model speech and language skills for other Educational Assistants
• provide personal care including toileting and diapering 
• participate in and conduct Family Oriented Programming sessions and home visits
• competitive salary ($24.12 - $30.72 per hour)
• a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
• pension plan eligibility 
• Health Spending Account
• professional development opportunities
• 10-month position – summers off
If you are interested in working with an organization that supports and encourages children with special needs to reach their full potential, we encourage you to apply.
Note: These positions may be located at Beacon Heights School, 4610 - 121 Avenue; Homesteader School, 4455 - 128 Avenue; or Sifton School, 4305 - 134 Avenue. School assignment subject to change.

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