Temporary Board Wide Educational Assistant (1.0 FTE)

This full-time temporary position is with an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a wide range of assignments. The Board operates 2 administration buildings and 20 schools (18 elementary, 2 secondary) in 13 communities covering 7851 square kilometers for the welfare of 4,580 pupils. For more information visit our web site at: https://rccdsb.ca/


Under the direction and supervision of the Principal and Special Education Coordinator(s), the Board Wide Educational Assistant will:

1. Support the development and implementing an educational program in an integrated setting, emphasizing:

behavior management;

development of communication skills;

socialization skills;

self-help skills,

2. Assist in program planning in close co-operation with the ABA Specialists, Special Education Coordinators, Principals and SERTS;

3. Assist in assessment and treatment planning;

4. Maintain accurate daily records;

5. Provide direct peer support to enhance behavioural outcomes for students; and

6. Other related duties.

2 or 3 year Community College Diploma in Educational Assistant, Autism and Behaviour Management or Developmental Services Worker or Youth Worker Program, Early Childhood Education, Social Services;

3-5 years of experience in a school setting; and

Candidates must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the position.

BMS Training;

Qualifications and experience with Autism and Behaviour Science;

Understanding of behaviour management strategies;

Experience with a variety of data collection methods;

Experience with assistive technology;

Demonstrated peer leadership in a variety of school settings;

Experience working with individuals with ADHD/ODD and ASD; and

Self-motivated, critical thinking, with proven team skills and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

CLOSING: All interested applicants are invited to submit an updated resume including details of qualifications, experience and professional references.

Applications sent directly to the schools or to Human Resources will NOT be considered.

It is imperative that all NEW applicants to the Board submit an ORIGINAL current, satisfactory Vulnerable Screening Criminal Background Check prior to commencement of employment.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Bob Schreader

Mark Searson


Director of Education