Hourly Rate: EA - $22.57 | CYW - 24.30

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 Anishinaabeg people, 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 EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT (EA) & CHILD AND YOUTH WORKER (CYW). You must be available to work for a minimum of 3 days per week.




  • Assists teachers with the delivery of academic programs for assigned students (as individuals or groups) by planning and implementing provided strategies to support special programs, and/or program modifications as appropriate, by developing, reviewing and distributing materials, devising approaches, scribing, clarification, editing, correcting, testing, prompting, reading, keeping student on task, adapting language re-delivery, reinforcing of concepts and lessons, researching programs, communicating with contacts, providing information to teacher to create student IEP, and assisting with the training of co-operative education students and/or volunteers as directed by the teacher/principal.
  • Assists teachers with supervision on class trips, in the classroom and hallways, on the yard, at lunch, during co-operative examinations, receiving and delivering students to and from transportation, in academic groups and with individuals.
  • Assists teachers with promoting the development of appropriate social, communication and behavioural skills and expectations for students, including utilizing the components of Non-violent Crisis Intervention.
  • Assists teachers with record keeping, such as documenting student progress, behaviours, medication administration and physical status, as well as assisting in completion of home journals, ISA data, incident reports, and office referrals.
  • Assists teachers with student safety issues including emergency evacuation, medical emergencies, mobility throughout the site, use of specialized equipment, organization and protection of student personal property and equipment.
  • Monitors and aids students within the schools by shadowing, providing hand over hand assistance as needed, dressing, hygiene, social/ behavioural, communication and time/location prompts or assistance, and assists with keeping on task.
  • Performs toileting, diapering, preparing equipment /disinfection for catheterizing, changing clothing, and /or teaches personal hygiene, toilet training and washroom routines, escorting, monitoring, and modeling as appropriate.
  • Provides hand over hand feeding, prepares food, uses modified feeding tools, modeling, and monitoring for choking as appropriate.
  • Offers emotional and caring support for all students offering daily encouragement.
  • Participate as a member of the school team, acting a resource to all areas of the school when directed by the principal.
  • Acts as a resource when requested by the principal, communicating with caregivers, staff, and community services as a member of the school team.
  • Provides in-service sessions for school staff and the community regarding social/emotional behaviours, and provides individual modeling, by conferencing, contributing to newsletters and/or workshops.
  • Identifies, designs, promotes, and implements differentiated programs to address student needs and safety, researching programs, creating new programs and delivering one-on-one/small group/whole class/whole school.
  • Completes record keeping, such as collecting, monitoring, and recording data on assigned students as directed through the students’ IEP or care conference recommendations documenting and correlating statistical observations, isolating, and prioritizing areas of concern and identifying appropriate intervention strategies.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the teacher and the principal.



Applicants for this position must have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Current certification in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI), full course.
  • 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.
  • Able to deal with various behavioural issues.
  • Capable of moderate amounts of lifting, bending, kneeling and/or positioning disabled students.

Educational Assistant (EA):

  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two (2) year college diploma in Educational Support Program or equivalent.
  • Up to six (6) months of recent, related work experience with children/youth.

Child and Youth Worker (CYW):

  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent.
  • Three (3) year college diploma in a Child and Youth Worker Program.
  • One (1) to three (3) years related work experience.

Qualified applicants are asked to apply on Apply to Education:

                                                            (Job Code: 3087478)


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.