Hourly Rate: $21.70


The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPR) offers a world-class education for approximately 34,000 students in 87 schools. Spanning over 7,000 square kilometers, across diverse rural and urban communities in southeastern Ontario, KPR serves the Municipality of Clarington, Northumberland and Peterborough Counties, and City of Quinte West/Murray Ward.

The Board is situated on the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig Anishinaabegpeople, serving three vibrant Indigenous communities which include Alderville First Nation, Curve Lake First Nation and Hiawatha First Nation.

All positions in the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board support the school’s priority of student achievement and the Boards mission to educate our students to excel in learning, to succeed in life and to enrich our communities.

Employees demonstrate empathy and respect in all interactions, are committed to service excellence, and embrace change through innovation.

As part of our strategy to provide on-going support for our schools, the Board is now accepting resumes from qualified applicants for the position of CASUAL PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANT (PCA). You must be available to work for a minimum of 3 days per week.



  • Provide identified students with support as recommended by occupational, physical, and communication therapists.
  • Assist in occupational and physiotherapy strategies as prescribed by a registered physiotherapist or occupational therapist.
  • Transfer and lift students, using appropriate and safe techniques and devices to allow for toileting, changing, repositions, and dressing.
  • Assist students with mobility as required.
  • Assist in the operation of specialized equipment.
  • Assist in the implementation of Behaviour Support Plans under the direction of the classroom Teacher and/or School Principal/ Vice-Principal.
  • Performs clean and intermittent catheterization, shallow and surface suctioning and aids with Glucometer, Insulin Pump and other procedures related to diabetes, with training as required.
  • Hand over hand feeding, food preparation, modified feeding tools, modeling, and monitoring for choking.
  • Administer routine medication needs as permitted under the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).
  • Monitor and track the health needs of the student.
  • Supports and assists teachers in the effective management of student behaviour by promoting the development of appropriate social, communication and behavioural skills and expectations for students, including utilizing the strategies of Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI).
  • Assist in supervision needs as required.
  • Assists teachers with supervision on class trips, in the classroom, washrooms and hallways, on the yard, at lunch, during examinations, receiving and delivering students to and from transportation, in academic groups and with individuals.
  • Assists teachers with student safety issues including emergency evacuation, medical emergencies, mobility throughout the site, use of specialized equipment.
  • Participates as a member of the school collaborative team, acting as a resource to other staff members and takes part in the discussion of students’ progress, problems or needs while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the teacher and principal.


Applicants for this position must have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent.
  • One (1) year Personal Support Worker Certificate. One (1) year EA program from KLC and Willis Colleges accepted.
  • Up to six (6) months of recent, related work experience with children/youth.
  • Current certification in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI), full course.
  • Current first Aid/ CPR Certification.
  • Capable of working in a school environment in roles that may involve exposure to bodily wastes and fluids and/or infectious diseases as well as dealing with behavioural issues such as inappropriate language, verbal, and physical misconduct.
  • Capable of moderate amounts of lifting, bending, kneeling and/or positioning disabled students.

Qualified applicants are asked to apply on Apply to Education:

                                                           (Job Code: 3158612)

A police records check, with a Vulnerable Sector Search and Pardoned Sexual Offenders Database Searchdated within 6 months prior to the date of hire, is a requirement for employment with this Board. Please note that there have been reports that it has taken some candidates up to 6 weeks to obtain a police check. With that in mind, we strongly recommend that you go about obtaining this search at your earliest convenience.

KPRDSB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about what this means in our organization, please refer to our website at (See "Careers" section).

KPRDSB is committed to a qualified workforce that is representative of the diversity of the people of Ontario and across the communities we serve. We welcome applications from candidates with diverse background and lived experiences as a member of a marginalized group, including but not limited to:

• First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;

• members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;

• persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;

• persons who identify as women; and

• persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

KPRDSB is committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Steve Russell

Chairperson of the Board

Rita Russo

Director of Education


Mark Loya

Superintendent of Human Resource Services, People & Culture

Educating for Success!
Thank you for your application. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.