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Career Opportunities



BCESA hires new EA's in the beginning of the school year (September start).  If you are interested in a position as an Educational Assistant please read the following criteria:


  • Educational Assistants implement specialized services for children with a variety of learning needs. Positions are at preschools and daycares. The successful candidate will be able to establish a positive rapport with children as well as maintaining effective working relationships with school personnel and outside agencies.  


  • Wages start at $22/hour

  • Part-time positions are 15 hour/week, 5-mornings a week; full-time positions are 30 hours/week, Monday-Friday

Classroom Responsibilities:

-Assists children as directed by the teacher either in a group setting or with an individual child

-Encourages the development of positive self-esteem of children

-Implement, in consultation with the teacher, educational programming

-Monitor and document children's progress

-Reinforce instructional strategies as directed by the teacher and IPP in programming for the diverse needs of the children



-High school diploma or equivalent

-One or more years relevant experience or related post-secondary education

-Teaching Assistant Certificate or enrolled in a teaching assistant program

-CPR/first aid training considered an asset

-Experience working in a school environment



-Outstanding verbal/written communication skills

-Ability to establish a rapport with children

-Excellent organizational skills

-Ability to adapt and manage changing priorities

-Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively with a team of educational professionals


Submit resume & cover letter with 3 professional references to:

Michelle Thompson-Blair,


Candidate must have current Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector check.

Some locations may require a Level 1 Early Childhood Educator certification.

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