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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 Assistants - Special Needs

Competition: 8152018

Job type
10-month, temporary

Description

Edmonton Public Schools needs you! As a graduate of an educational assistant program or someone who has experience working with individuals who have special needs, you will be embarking on a rewarding career path that offers opportunities to learn and grow professionally.  We invite you to put your skills to work by joining our team of dedicated staff who work with students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12.  The ideal candidates will provide support to students who have developmental delays, emotional and behavioural challenges, autism, learning difficulties, and physical health concerns.

ABOUT YOU:

  • you are energetic and enjoy working with students
  • you thrive in an environment that encourages collaboration
  • you believe that all children should reach their full potential
  • you have pictured yourself working with students and making a significant difference in their lives

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School plus completion of a post-secondary program in a related field
  • one year related experience working with students or individuals who have special needs
  • excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • superb interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills
  • equivalencies to these qualifications will be considered

ABOUT THE ROLE:

As an Educational Assistant you will:

  • carry out instructional plans for students
  • provide one-on-one and small group assistance
  • work with teachers to provide universal, targeted, and specific support to students
  • assist with the planning and implementation of instructional materials and activities to meet the educational and special needs of students
  • provide motivation and encourage student participation in activities
  • work with students using various resources and electronic supports
  • supervise students during arrival and departure

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($18.57 – $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
  • 10-month employment – summers off
  • 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 assignments
  • eligibility to apply for permanent, advertised positions

As we are currently experiencing a significant shortage of educational assistants, individuals willing to accept assignments throughout the City of Edmonton, can expect regular work on a day-to-day and long term basis. There are also excellent opportunities for those looking for permanent employment.

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student, we encourage you to apply.

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Speech Language Pathology Assistant #256192

Competition: 256192

Job type
10-month, temporary

Description

CONSIDER WORKING WITH US…

Edmonton Public Schools needs Speech Language Pathology Assistants to start the 2018/19 school year. As a Speech Language Pathology Assistant you will be embarking on a rewarding career path that offers opportunities to learn and grow professionally. We invite you to put your skills to work through collaborative partnerships with classroom teachers, Speech Language Pathologists and other professionals by working with children in the Pre-Kindergarten Program to support very young children develop the basic skills necessary for success when transitioning to school. 

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION:

  • completion of a two year diploma program (Speech Language Pathology Assistant or Communications Disorders Assistant)

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Speech Language Pathology Assistant will:

  • assist with program delivery for children in the Pre-Kindergarten Program
  • assist children who have mild to severe communication delays
  • implement instructional plans as directed by the teacher
  • carry out speech language programs under the direction of a Speech Language Pathologist
  • model speech and language facilitation strategies to the classroom team
  • implement classroom and school behaviour plans
  • participate in monthly Family-oriented Programming sessions including home visits

WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER

  • competitive salary  ($24.12 – $30.72 per hour)
  • pension plan (for permanent positions)
  • a comprehensive benefits plan that offers extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • Health Spending/Wellness Spending Account
  • personal and professional career development opportunities
  • employment with a world renowned school district recognized as a leader in education
  • mentorship for new graduates

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

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student, we encourage you to apply.

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Educational Assistant

Competition: 256308

Job type
10-month, full-time, permanent

Description
Edmonton Public Schools requires a full-time, 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 visually impaired.
           
ABOUT YOU:
• you are energetic and enjoy working with students
• 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 field
• a minimum of two years related experience
• you have certification in Braille including Unified English Braille
• you have excellent working knowledge of a variety of braillers and audio assistive devices
• you have excellent communication and collaboration skills
 
ABOUT THE ROLE:
 
The Educational Assistant will:
 
• assist a student who is visually impaired and requires support with Braille specific technology
• prepare and modify materials for student using Braille, interlining, scribing and audio taping
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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Food Preparer

Competition: 256269

Job type
10-month, part-time, permanent

Description

Edmonton Public Schools requires a part-time, permanent Food Preparer to join our Blackboard Deli staff.   Working .857 FTE (60 hours bi-weekly), the successful candidate for this position will be responsible for the provision of food service support to students, staff and visitors to the Centre for Education.

ABOUT US:

We are the second largest school district in Alberta and the sixth largest in Canada serving over 100,000 children.  At Edmonton Public Schools, we are committed to supporting the District vision of “transforming the learners of today into the leaders of tomorrow”.

ABOUT YOU:

  • you are an independent self-starter
  • you have the ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding work environment
  • you pride yourself on maintaining exceptional cleanliness standards
  • you are skilled at preparing healthy meals

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • experience in food preparation and cooking methods and procedures
  • Food Safety certification
  • excellent customer service skills
  • First Aid, WHMIS

ABOUT THE ROLE:

As a Food Preparer you will:

  • prepare and serve general menu and cold production items
  • prepare hot entrees and baked goods
  • complete catering vouchers and deliver catered items within the Centre for Education
  • operate a cash register, count and balance cash revenues and assist in preparation of deposits

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • $19.49 - $24.12 per hour
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • pension plan eligibility
  • Health Spending/Wellness account

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student, we encourage you to apply.

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