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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

Forms

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

Collective Agreement

Support Staff Collective Agreement (September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2017)

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Educational Assistant

Competition: 251520

Job type
10-month, part-time, permanent

Description

Edmonton Public Schools requires a part-time (31.5 hours per week), 10-month, permanent Educational Assistant to join our team of dedicated staff. As the ideal candidate, you will work collaboratively with teachers and other professionals to support a student who is cognitively delayed and visually impaired.

ABOUT YOU:

  • 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

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • you have a Diploma in a related filed
  • you have Braille Certification and Nemeth/Unified English Braille
  • you have excellent working knowledge of a variety of braillers and audio assistive devices
  • you have experience with providing orientation and mobility support to visually impaired individuals
  • you are familiar with the Junior High curriculum
  • you have excellent communication and collaboration skills

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Educational Assistant will:

  • provide assistance and academic support to a student who has cognitive delays and is visually impaired, including the use of Braille specific technology
  • assist with mobility of a visually impaired student

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($22.31 - $28.28 per hour)
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • pension plan eligibility
  • Health/Wellness 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.

 

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Educational Assistant

Competition: 251520

Job type
10-month, part-time, permanent

Description

Edmonton Public Schools requires a part-time (31.5 hours per week), 10-month, permanent Educational Assistant to join our team of dedicated staff. As the ideal candidate, you will work collaboratively with teachers and other professionals to support a student who is cognitively delayed and visually impaired.

ABOUT YOU:

  • 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

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • you have a Diploma in a related filed
  • you have Braille Certification and Nemeth/Unified English Braille
  • you have excellent working knowledge of a variety of braillers and audio assistive devices
  • you have experience with providing orientation and mobility support to visually impaired individuals
  • you are familiar with the Junior High curriculum
  • you have excellent communication and collaboration skills

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Educational Assistant will:

  • provide assistance and academic support to a student who has cognitive delays and is visually impaired, including the use of Braille specific technology
  • assist with mobility of a visually impaired student

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($22.31 - $28.28 per hour)
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • pension plan eligibility
  • Health/Wellness 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.

 

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Educational Assistant (Speech Language Pathologist Assistant)

Competition: 251867

Job type
10-month, full-time, permanent

Description

Edmonton Public Schools is looking for a full-time, 10 month, permanent Educational Assistant 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. 

ABOUT YOU:

  • 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

 

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • you have a recognized diploma as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant  or Communication Disorder Assistant
  • you have a minimum of one year 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

 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

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, behavior, and gross motor development
  • model speech and language skills for other Educational Assistant
  • provide personal care including toileting and diapering
  • participate in and conduct Family Oriented Programming sessions and conduct home visits

 

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($24.10 - $30.72 per hour)
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • pension plan eligibility
  • Health/Wellness spending account
  • professional development opportunities
  • 10-month position – summers off
  • 7 hour work days

 

Rate of pay reflects a market adjustment for positions requiring Therapy Assistant Program (Speech Language Pathologist Assistant).

 

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.

 

TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume and cover letter (in Word or PDF format) quoting competition # 251867 by October 23, 2016, via email to hrbusiness@epsb.ca. This position is covered by a collective agreement between CUPE Local 3550 and the Board of Trustees. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

 

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