Educational Assistant
Bluewater district
Chesley, ON
BLUEWATER DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING
PERMANENT EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT POSITION

COMMENCING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

EXTERNAL PERMANENT EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT POSITION

An Educational Assistant is responsible to the school Principal to provide medical, physical and
safety/supervision support to students with intensive special education needs in elementary and secondary
schools.

Eligibility:
To be eligible, applicants must hold a secondary school diploma plus completion of a post-secondary
education program in one of the following: Education Support Worker, Educational Assistant Certificate, Early
Childhood Educator, Social Service Worker, Developmental Services Worker, Child and Youth Worker,
Educational Assistant Apprenticeship Program or equivalent education and/or experience.

As per Article 16.08, The Board may require an Educational Assistant to have additional qualifications for
positions which require specific medical, physical or communication skills.

Applicants that meet all eligibility requirements will be consider for an interview. Only those selected for an
interview will be contacted.

Application Process:
1. The closing date to apply to this posting is Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
2. Interested candidates will submit an application to the Principal by email with subject line indicating “brief

description of position, last name”. The application will include:
  • A resume
  • A cover letter
  • References
  • Written permission to check references
  • Proof of completed post-secondary education
Permanent Vacancy:
CHESLEY DISTRICT COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Chesley)
Principal – Wendy Louwerse
Email – Wendy_Louwerse@bwdsb.on.ca

One (1) permanent part-time (0.3 FTE) Educational Assistant required.
Scheduling is daily from approximately 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

"Applicants are encouraged to self-identify and notify Human Resources Services if any

accommodations are required to participate in the recruitment process."

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.