Full-time Educational Assistants (Secondary) Back to Jobs


Reporting to the Learning Assistance or Inclusion Coordinator, Educational Assistants are responsible for the implementation of Individualized Education Plans for students, ages 12-19, who benefit from a variety of learning supports and strategies.


Specific tasks:

  • With support from the coordinators and the teachers, implement the strategies outlined in each student’s Individual Education Plan
  • Provide academic, social and emotional support for students in Grades 8-12
  • Support students one-to-one and in small groups in classrooms and other designated spaces.
  • Communicate regularly with all members of the student’s school-based team to promote an open, collaborative environment that best serves the student.
  • Participate in staff training/professional development activities, staff meetings, and conferences.
  • Adhere to prescribed documentation protocols for tracking daily tasks and student progress
  • Perform other tasks which may include reading or scribing for a student, providing one to one or small group support, assisting the teacher in the classroom, providing personal care and completing other necessary tasks to provide inclusion opportunities for all students.
  • Monday to Friday 8.00 am – 3.30 pm* (approximately)



  • Ability to support students effectively with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with adults and youth
  • Previous experience working in a learning environment with children and/or youth with learning challenges, ADHD, and mental health challenges
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Clean criminal record check and child welfare check



  • The preferred candidate will have education about and experience working with teenagers in a learning environment.
  • All applicants should have compassion and patience for students who face learning challenges and must be able to work collaboratively with colleagues to support student learning.
  • Applicants must have an active Christian faith that shapes their life.



This posting is for a one-year position, with the possibility of extension or transfer to other student support roles.

  • Start date: August 30, 2022
  • End date: last week in June


To apply, please forward the following:

  • résumé
  • cover letter
  • personal statement of faith
  • contact information for three references.


Application materials can be emailed to Deirdre Hawthorne (Learning Assistance Coordinator) at deirdre.hawthorne@pacificchristian.ca

This posting is open until August 19.