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Competition Close Date: Friday, December 16, 2022 @ 11:59 PM
Calendar: 10 Month Modified
Salary: SA Grade D, $23.62 – $30.96/Hour
FTE: 0.7143, 25 Hours/Week
The successful candidate will be working in a grades K-6 setting in inclusive classrooms. Students may have co-occurring diagnosis including Autism, ADD, ADHD, FAS, FAE, ODD, OCD, as well as learning disabilities, speech language delays, anxiety and sensory processing issues.
The EA must be flexible, adaptable and have the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment. Ability to build good relationships and trust is an absolute must. Candidate must understand trauma informed practice.
The position may require the candidate to support students in:
Students may demonstrate challenging behaviours:
The successful applicant will be required to complete a TCI course if they do not already have TCI certification or equivalent.
The successful candidate must be able to work Monday to Thursday 8:00-2:15 and Friday 8:00-11:45.
The selected candidate may be offered lunchroom responsibilities as part of their daily assignment. The current FTE includes Lunch Supervision hours, and maybe adjusted (decreased in hours) accordingly.
Under the direction of the Teacher:
Education and Experience
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies
NOTE: This position requires lifting and carrying demands that require the ability to bend at the waist, stoop, and twist frequently, the ability to lift between 10 to 50 lbs, the ability to carry, push and pull between 10 to 50 lbs, and the ability to stand, walk and sit frequently. The incumbent may be subject to challenging behaviours of students.
Police Information Clearance: Applicants new to the Calgary Board of Education WHO ARE OFFERED EMPLOYMENT must complete and pass a police information clearance before employment is confirmed.
Are you looking for an opportunity to join a team where your contribution makes a positive impact on the lives and learning of more than 125,000 CBE students? The Calgary Board of Education is looking for exceptional professionals to join our team. Our employees are highly valued and recognized, a career with the CBE offers incredible opportunities, rewards and supports.
We thank all candidates for their interest in this position however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.