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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

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Educational Assistant

Competition: 251520

Job type
10-month, part-time, permanent

Description

Edmonton Public Schools requires a part-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 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: 251325

Job type
10-month, full-time, permanent

Description
Edmonton Public Schools is seeking two full-time, 10 month, permanent Educational Assistant’s 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 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
 
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, 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 conduct home visits
 
ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER: 
• 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
• 7 hour work days 
 
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: This position may be located at Scott Robertson School, 13515 - 107 Street; Lauderdale School 10610 - 129 Avenue; or McArthur School, 13535 - 134 Street.  Travel between sites may be required.
 
Rate of pay reflects a market adjustment for positions requiring Therapy Assistant Program (Speech Language Pathologist Assistant).
 
TWO (2) POSITIONS AVAILABLE
 

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Educational Assistant

Competition: 250164

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 a multi-disciplinary team supporting the needs of students in the Kindergarten year who may have autism, physical disabilities, cognitive delays and behavioural challenges.  
               
ABOUT YOU:
• you are energetic and enjoy working with children
• you thrive working in a multi-disciplinary environment that encourages collaboration 
• you are flexible and willing to work with a wide range of special needs
• you are patient and supportive with your clients
• you believe that all children deserve a chance to reach their full potential
 
ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• you have a Diploma in Disability Studies or a related field
• you speak and write Arabic fluently
• you have Non Violent Crisis Intervention training
• you have excellent communication and collaboration skills
 
ABOUT THE ROLE:
The Educational Assistant will:
• provide assistance and academic support to students who have multiple moderate or severe delays or disabilities
• implement both broad based and targeted strategies and recommendations provided through consultation with the multi-disciplinary team
• assist with personal care including toileting
 
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.

View the full job posting