Educational Assistant

The Calgary Jewish Academy is seeking a full time Educational Assistant (EA) until June 28th, 2024, with the potential for future opportunities. The ideal candidate will facilitate the inclusion of students with diverse needs to become independent learners and members of the classroom, school and community.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Working with individuals and/or small groups of students to assist with classroom routines, class work, and activities.
  • Reinforce learning activities and utilize learning strategies as set out by the teacher.
  • Provide assistance to children with various degrees of need in the learning environment.
  • The qualified candidate will assist in the supervision of playground activities.
  • Maintain a positive, collaborative work environment.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Grade 12 diploma from a provincially recognized institution or equivalent.
  • Post-secondary courses in programs such as Early Childhood Development, Educational Assistant, Youth Worker, Rehabilitation Worker, Personal Care Aide or equivalent post-secondary courses in a related area from a recognized institute and or related experience would be an asset.
  • Valid First Aid Certification is required.
  • Experience working in a school setting.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing situations.
  • A current vulnerable sector check.
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada.

Salary & Compensation:

Commensurate with experience.

Qualified applicants can send their CV to Only successful candidates will be interviewed.