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Greater Victoria School District is hiring Educational Assistants starting this September


Are you on the hunt for a career where you can make a difference in someone’s life?

Look no further than the Greater Victoria School District, where you’ll have the opportunity to help shape the next generation.

SD61 is looking for experienced and passionate individuals to join their team, and are hiring Educational Assistants for the upcoming 2021/22 school year and beyond.

As an Educational Assistant for SD61, you’ll work under the direction of a teacher and the supervision of a Principal, directly with students to provide a wide range of academic assistance, monitoring behaviour and facilitating integration in the classroom and school environment.

In this job, no two days will be the same — you’ll be called on to facilitate student learning individually or in small groups, document daily progress, support students in learning social behaviour or life skills, supervise during recess or lunch and organize classroom items.

In this variety-filled role, you may also attend meetings with teachers, parents and therapists, or assist in the student’s personal care such as feeding, hygiene or toileting.

The role also comes with these perks:

  • Consistent Monday to Friday work
  • Competitive wages
  • Flexible schedule
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • September start date

And you can check out a more in depth job description here!

SD61 asks that you have the following experience to apply:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • One (1) year Education Assistant and Community Support Worker certificate or equivalent combination of post-secondary courses in child/adolescent development, or behaviour management including non-violent crisis intervention techniques
  • Current Level One First Aid
  • One (1) year specific experience working with persons with diverse learning needs

Interviews will begin the week of August 16th, and you can apply by sending your your cover letter, resume, copies of relevant certification and references to

Start date for the position will be September 7th, 2021, and will begin as an on-call position, though could lead to continuing employment in the future.

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