Education Assistant

Job Code: 3651444

Job Details

Education Assistant
Part-Time Regular Position Available – 28.5 hours/week
Nakusp Elementary School
School District 10 (Arrow Lakes)

Under the supervision of the principal or designate, and the guidance of teachers, the Education Assistant provides classroom support for students.

1. Provide classroom support in collaboration with teachers, the principal/ vice-principal, and the school-based team.
2. Assist students in the development of effective academic and social, emotional, and behavioural strategies.
3. Monitor student progress through the collection of objective data as requested.
4. Implement personal care programs for students as required.
5. Utilize technology to support student learning.
6. Attend meetings and/or accompany students on field trips as requested.
7. Keep current by participating in job-related training and professional learning.
8. Communicate positively and effectively and participate as a collaborative and consultative team member.
9. Implement adaptations and modifications as outlined in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
10. Maintain confidentiality.
11. Act in accordance with school and district policies and procedures, district Health and Safety protocols and WorkSafeBC regulations.
12. Other related duties as assigned.

1. Grade 12 plus Education Assistant certificate/ diploma; or at least one year of post-secondary courses in education and diverse learning needs; or a BC certified teacher.
2. At least four months recent and successful experience working with K-12 children in structured programs or school settings.
3. Specific course work related to diversity, behavioral intervention, literacy etc.
4. Ability to perform personal and specialized care procedures.
5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students and school personnel.
6. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
7. Strong problem-solving and organizational skills.
8. Demonstrated digital literacy skills including the ability to integrate the use of technology to support an effective learning environment.
9. Excellent interpersonal skills.
10. Effective communication skills in verbal, written and digital format.
11. Physical ability to perform all aspects of the position.

The district currently has one part-time, 28.5 hours/week regular position at Nakusp Elementary Secondary School, effective as soon as possible. Actual hours of work will be in consultation with the school Principal. The wage rate for this position as of July 1, 2023 is $29.54/hour as per the Collective Agreement between the Board of Education for School District 10 (Arrow Lakes) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 2450. All interested candidates must apply in writing complete with a cover letter, resume and proof of qualifications, to the Human Resources Manager no later than Noon on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, or until filled. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Mail: PO Box 340 Email:
Nakusp, BC V0G 1R0
Posted On
April 12, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Part Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Job Open To
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Nakusp Elementary School
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter