Education Assistant Note: This posting is created to fill 1 term position as well as to collect a pool of successful candidates for potential replacement or temporary positions if needed during the 2018-19 school year.

Closing Date: 

Aug 16 2018 - 4:00pm

Description: 

Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation
47 Church Road, Eel Ground, NB, E1V4E6

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
Education Assistant

Natoaganeg First Nation (Eel Ground) First Nation is committed to providing their children with a healthy and inclusive learning environment where all students can achieve their academic potential. To assist us in meeting these objectives we are recruiting for the following position:

Position:
Education Assistant
Note: This posting is created to fill 1 term position as well as to collect a pool of successful candidates for potential replacement or temporary positions if needed during the 2018-19 school year.

Department:
Education
Salary:
Based on qualifications and experience in accordance with current salary scales of Eel Ground First Nation
Work location:
Multiple locations
Duration of Employment:
School Year 2018-2019
Starting Date:
August 2018, specific date to be determined
Deadline For Application:
4:00pm, Thursday, August 16, 2018

TYPICAL DUTIES: The educational assistant tends to the physical, academic, behavioral and emotional needs of exceptional student(s). Typical duties include, but are not limited to:
 Providing individual supervision, guidance and support to assigned student(s) throughout the school day
 Supervising student(s) in classrooms, libraries, shops, and any other learning environment
 Assisting teacher(s) with the preparation of teaching aids and the assembly of materials as directed by the teacher
 Tutoring students
 Maintaining records
 Supporting activities/ functions designed to fulfill the instructional, social and/or behavioral goals and objectives as planned by the teacher
 Assisting students with transportation to and from school and moving around within the school
 Accompany student on field trips and other school events/activities
 Providing parents/guardians with feedback relative to students’ progress and keeping them informed of concerns, successes and or events
 Duties may also include assistance with feeding, hygiene, clothing and toileting and care of catheterized students
 Other related duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS:
 A good understanding of Mi’kmaq culture, values, traditions and socioeconomic conditions as well as a demonstrated passion and commitment to enhancing the lives of children
 Graduation from high school with relevant post-secondary training in exceptionalities
 Demonstrated experience and success providing support to students with special needs
 Ability to relate to, communicate with, capture the interest, trust and respect of individuals with exceptionalities
 Good oral and written communication skills
 The ability to effectively control and deal with difficult people and or stressful situations
 Good human relations and interpersonal skills
 Effective record keeping and reporting
 Well versed in Exceptionality developmental practices
 Demonstrated ability to work autonomously
 Strong critical thinking, independent judgment and problem solving skills
 The ability to build effective relationships with teachers, peers as well as parents and guardians

REQUIREMENTS:
 Submission of a Criminal Record Check that meets all requirements of working with the vulnerable sector
 Certified in infant/child and adult CPR and First Aid
 Immunization

SEND RÉSUMÉ TO:

nmacdonald@nb.aibn.com


Clearly indicate “Education Assistant 2018-08” in the subject line

Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. We thank all those who apply.

Competition Document(s): 

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