Career Opportunities

EDUCATIONAL  ASSISTANT

 

  • Bragg Creek Educational Services invites applications for a part-time (15 hours/week, 5 mornings/week) position as an Educational Assistant implementing specialized services for children with a variety of learning needs. 

 

  • 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.  

 

  • EA positions are available at preschools and daycares in Banff, Calgary NE and Calgary SW. 

 

  • Wages start at $22/hour, with the possibility of more hours.

 

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

 

Education/Experience:

-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

 

Skills/Attributes:

-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, info@braggcreekeducationservices.com

 

Candidate must have current Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector check.