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Secondary Educational Assistant

Edmonton Islamic Academy

This is a Contract position in Edmonton, AB posted May 6, 2024.

Edmonton Islamic Academy is seeking an Educational Assistant for our Secondary Division. The successful candidate will provide instructional and behavioral support. Under the direction of the teacher, the EA assists the student in acquiring the education and skills necessary for advancement in the educational setting. To reach this objective, the EA follows an individually prescribed learning program, through team planning and working one-on-one with the student. Specific duties will include student behavior management support, Student assistance, collaborating with the classroom teacher for communication and reporting, assist the teacher with classroom and resource preparation, and student supervision.

Qualifications, Education and Experience

Educational Assistant Certificate or comparable education would be an asset

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training would be an asset

Courses related to working with students with special needs would also be an asset

Minimum of one-year related experience

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies

Strong oral and listening communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills combined with tact and diplomacy

Strong organizational skills, time management skills and pacing skills to support student scheduling

Reliability and dependability

Ability to work effectively as an active team member in cooperation with other team members and students

Comfort and competency working with personal computers and other technologies to support student learning

Ability to respect and value all individuals with sensitivity to diversity

Ability to respond appropriately to challenging behaviors of students

Ability to demonstrate flexibility in work assignments

Upon Initial acceptance, the following documents will be required:

Updated Resume

Copies of Diploma/Degree and Transcripts

Reference Letters

Valid First Aid Certificate

Recent Criminal Record Check

Recent Intervention Record Check

We offer a Competitive Annual Salary, Health Benefit and Pension Plan.

This position is open to all qualified applicants but only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your interest in employment with Edmonton Islamic Academy.