Educational Assistant Supply List
Waterloo Catholic District School Board
Kitchener, ON
Educational Assistant Supply List April 10,2019

Posting #C-2019-13

At the Waterloo Catholic District School Board, we believe that preparing students today for the challenges of an ever-changing world is our highest priority and our reputation is proof that we work hard to accomplish this responsibility. To meet the demands of today’s educational needs, we invite all interested applicants to apply to this posting for consideration of our Educational Assistant Supply List.

Duties and Responsibilities:
To assist with the implementation of Individual Education Plan/Behaviour Support Plan under the direction of the Classroom teacher and Special Education teacher.
To assist students with hygiene and personal care such as toileting, feeding, dressing and mobility devices.
To assist students who are experiencing behavioural difficulties.
To assist students who may be physically and verbally aggressive.
To assist with mobility and transferring from various positions (this may require lifting).
To assist operation of specialized equipment.
To assist in occupational and physiotherapy strategies as directed by school personnel in consultation with School Health Services.
To assist with the supervision of in-school and out-of-school activities for students with challenging needs.
To assist students with challenging needs in meeting/boarding the bus/taxi.
To assist with data gathering under the direction of the Classroom teacher and Special Education teacher.
Regular consultation/meeting with In-school team members.

Job Requirements:
Minimum an Educational Assistant Diploma; or
A college diploma/certificate in the following areas will be accepted: Developmental Services Worker/Social Services Worker Diplomas; or
Early Childhood Education college diploma and a Resource Teacher certificate with related work experience.
Related work experience with children with special needs.
BMS (Behaviour Management System) training is a definite asset.

Hourly Rate: $23.69 per hour

Applications will be accepted up until 4:00 pm on April 23, 2019.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

All successful candidates will be required to pass a physical prescreening test as a condition of employment.

For external applicants: applications will be received via email at recruiting@wcdsb.ca while the internal applicants must apply via internalrecruiting@wcdsb.ca. This posting is for consideration for the Supply List.

Please include your first and last name and the posting number (provided above) in the subject line. Further information on the application process can be found at: https://www.wcdsb.ca/careers/how-to-apply/.