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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

Library Technician

Competition: 256567

Job type
temporary

Description

Edmonton Public Schools needs you! As a graduate of a Library Technician program 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. As the ideal candidate, you will work independently to maintain the school library and work collaboratively with Teachers to support programming.

ABOUT YOU:

  • you are a people person who enjoys actively supporting literacy
  • you are technologically savvy and enjoy keeping your skills fresh
  • curious by nature, you love to work with people to find answers and support learning
  • you are patient and caring with children
  • you inspire a love of reading

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • you have a recognized diploma in Library and Information Technology
  • you have a minimum of one year related experience preferably in a school environment
  • you have excellent communication and collaboration skills

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Library Technician will:

  • maintain the library collection for both students and teacher resources
  • coordinate book fairs and or guest presenters
  • select, purchase and organize new resources
  • provide one-on-one and small group support to students

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($19.10 - $20.66 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
  • 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-Special Needs

Competition: 256962

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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Library Technician

Competition: 256999

Job type
10-month, full-time, permanent

Description

Edmonton Public Schools requires a full-time, permanent, 10 month Library Technician to join our team of dedicated staff to work with children in a French Immersion environment. As the ideal candidate, you will work independently to maintain the school library and work collaboratively with Teachers to support programming.                      

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 a people person who enjoys actively supporting literacy
  • you are technologically savvy and enjoy keeping your skills fresh
  • curious by nature, you love to work with people to find answers and support learning
  • you are patient and caring with children
  • you inspire a love of reading

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • you have a recognized diploma in Library and Information Technology
  • you have a minimum of one year related experience preferably in a school environment
  • you are fluent in French
  • you have excellent communication and collaboration skills

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Library Technician will:

  • coordinate the operation and maintenance of the learning commons and makerspace technology including software applications
  • oversee care, inventory and maintenance of technology equipment
  • assist with evaluating learning commons and makerspace effectiveness
  • plan and organize program promotions, public relations events and clubs
  • provide one-on-one and small group support in the French Immersion and English programs

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($20.78 - $26.11 per hour)
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • pension plan eligibility
  • Health Spending/ Wellness 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: This position requires fluency in French (both verbal and written), please indicate your level of fluency in your resume.

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Educational Assistant (Speech Language Pathologist Assistant)

Competition: 254757

Job type
10-month, full-time, permanent

Description

Edmonton Public Schools is seeking 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 Assistants will:

  • assist with speech and language therapy in the Pre-Kindergarten Program for students 2.5 to 5.5 years of age who have multiple moderate or severe disabilities
  • support students in the areas of cognition, self-help, fine motor, socialization, play, communication, behaviour, and gross motor development
  • model speech and language skill development for classroom team member
  • participate in Family-oriented Programming sessions and home visit
  • provide personal care including toileting

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($26.11 - $33.39per 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 Elmwood School, 16325-83 Avenue; Callingwood School, 17335-76 Avenue; or Brookside School, 5504-143 Street. Travel between sites may be required.

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Educational Assistant (Speech Language Pathologist Assistant)

Competition: 254757

Job type
10-month, full-time, permanent

Description

Edmonton Public Schools is seeking 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 Assistants will:

  • assist with speech and language therapy in the Pre-Kindergarten Program for students 2.5 to 5.5 years of age who have multiple moderate or severe disabilities
  • support students in the areas of cognition, self-help, fine motor, socialization, play, communication, behaviour, and gross motor development
  • model speech and language skill development for classroom team member
  • participate in Family-oriented Programming sessions and home visit
  • provide personal care including toileting

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($26.11 - $33.39per 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 Elmwood School, 16325-83 Avenue; Callingwood School, 17335-76 Avenue; or Brookside School, 5504-143 Street. Travel between sites may be required.

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Clerk

Competition: 257461

Job type
12-month, full-time, permanent

Description

Edmonton Public Schools requires a Clerk to join our Infrastructure Operations Maintenance team.  The successful candidate for this full-time, 12-month, permanent position will provide clerical support to the Department, monitor and respond to electronic alarms received from District buildings, and follow established procedures outlined in the Disaster Services Agreement in the event of an emergency.  

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 “Success, one student at a time.” 

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • you have an Emergency Communications and Response Certificate
  • you have training in emergency preparedness, dispatch and security monitoring
  • you have knowledge of security monitoring programs
  • you are proficient in Microsoft Office
  • you have excellent verbal communication, writing and organizational skills 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The successful candidate will:

  • monitor electronic alarms received from District buildings and other facilities that contract the service and ensure that appropriate action is taken
  • record precise information for dissemination to appropriate personnel in emergency situations such as bomb threats, personal threats, missing children, weather-related emergencies, building break-ins, unauthorized entry, and vandalism
  • notify appropriate administrative, security, school and trades personnel in the event of after-hour emergencies
  • provide pin and passcode numbers and instructions to District staff in the use of the automated call-in system
  • provide reception services and clerical support including maintenance of records and databases
  • prepare necessary documents to authorize payment for contractors

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($20.78 - $26.11 per hour)
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • pension plan eligibility
  • Health/Wellness Spending Account 

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student supported by our cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity, we encourage you to apply. 

NOTE: This position requires the ability to work shifts on a rotational basis, seven days a week 

TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume and cover letter (in Word or PDF format) quoting competition #257461, by January 7, 2019, 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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Educational Assistant (Speech Language Pathologist Assistant)

Competition: 257484

Job type
10-month, full-time, permanent

Description

Edmonton Public Schools is seeking 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 Assistants will:

  • assist with speech and language therapy in the Pre-Kindergarten Program for students 2.5 to 5.5 years of age who have multiple moderate or severe disabilities
  • support students in the areas of cognition, self-help, fine motor, socialization, play, communication, behaviour, and gross motor development
  • model speech and language skill development for classroom team members
  • participate in Family-oriented Programming sessions and home visits
  • provide personal care including toileting

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($26.11 - $33.39 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

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 atHillview School, 355 Woodvale Road East NW; Bisset School, 3020 – 37 St NW; Ekota School, 1395 Knottwood Road East NW; Sakaw School, 5730 – 11A Ave NW; or Tipaskan School, 1200 Lakewood Road North NW. Travel between sites may be required. 

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EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT (SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST ASSISTANT)

Competition: 257485

Job type
10-month, full-time, permanent

Description

Inclusive Learning requires a full-time, permanent Educational Assistant (Speech Language Assistant) to join our team of dedicated staff. As the ideal candidate, you will work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team supporting the speech and language needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 12, 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 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 (SLPA) will:

  • work with multidisciplinary teams to meet the needs of students in various Kindergarten through to Grade 12 sites
  • lead and assist speech and language therapy
  • 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

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($26.11 - $33.39 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.

Travel to various Inclusive Learning sites is required.  School assignment is subject to change.

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