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    Who We Are

    Vancouver Christian School is a large, diverse K-12 school located in East Vancouver, British Columbia. A vibrant and close-knit community of 900 students, VCS is a proud leader in Christian education, celebrating over 70 years of history in the region.  From the early days of our Christian Reformed roots to the building of a new, modern campus in the heart of Vancouver, VCS is dedicated to preparing students for a life of transformation and service through excellent, Christ-centred education.


    Join our EAOC team

    VCS is accepting applications for Educational Assistants on-calls working with high school students. The Educational Assistant is supervised by the Educational Support Services Coordinator and works with teachers to support student learning.

    As a High School Educational Assistant, your key responsibilities include:

    • Supporting students with note taking, executive functioning or other aids to ensure student success
    • Implementing individual educational programs
    • Providing support to teachers and school as needed
    • Evaluating and maintain records of student progress
    • Discussing with team members any changes which may be made to a student’s individual program
    • Participating in the community and life of the school

    Salary: $160 per day ($26.67 per hour)



    • Be an advocate for students and their needs
    • Maintain confidentiality
    • Communicate professionally and appropriately with coordinators, teachers, students and parents
    • Work with teachers to facilitate the participation of all students with learning differences in classroom activities
    • Collaborate with teachers, counsellors, ESS team members and other support personnel to serve the needs of the students
    • Provide support to the student individually or in small groups in the classroom and/or outside the classroom in the least intrusive environment for students and peers
    • Encourage and support the student in responsible ways so that the student’s emotional, intellectual and social development will be enhanced
    • Participate in school-based team meetings
    • Assist in adapting situations, environment, materials, and activities so that the student can be successful
    • Implement the planned strategies and activities for the student in the classroom
    • Assist in developing and implementing a behaviour support plan, when necessary
    • Consult with classroom teachers and/or ESS Coordinator to receive feedback and suggestions
    • Keep anecdotal records, work samples etc. to document student progress and history


    Ideal Qualifications

    • EA Certification OR a Completion of a recognized Post-Secondary Special Education Assistant program, or a Degree/Diploma in a related field, and/or extensive experience in an equivalent field
    • Excellent communication skills in English
    • Completion of a recognized program in special needs assistance
    • Completion of a certificate/diploma whose primary focus is on empirically supported approaches to supporting children with ASD or an equivalent certification
    • One thousand (1,000) hours home team/Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) training and work experience documented by a Professional Consultant



    To express your interest in joining our team please provide us with the following documents:

    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • Statement of faith
    • Academic transcripts

    Please email your application package to with “HS Educational Assistant (On-Call)” in the subject line.

    While we appreciate your interest in Vancouver Christian School, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.