Educational Assistants

4075 Metchosin Road
Full-time or part-time

Educational Assistants

Westmont Montessori School has various openings for Educational Assistants (EAs) for the 2022-23 school year. Vacancies exist working:

  • at all program levels from Early Years (3 – 5 year olds) through to High School.
  • both part and full time
  • either as a one-on-one support for a student or providing general support to several students with diverse needs.

The Educational Assistant will encourage inclusion in classroom activities, communication, self-confidence, student independence, and positive relationships between the student(s), their peers and all staff members.

The Educational Assistant participates as a member of the school-based team. They assist in the planning and implementing of individualized educational plans and evaluating the social, emotional, physical and academic needs of the student(s). Attendance at meetings discussing the student’s program is required.

The Educational Assistant is expected to work closely with the reporting teachers, inclusion support teacher, and other specialists to achieve learning goals as outlined in the student’s program plan.

Application Details:

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Strong preference is given to those candidates with:
      • Montessori training and/or experience
      • Specific experience/training related to working with persons with diverse needs
      • Teaching Assistant Program certificate or equivalent post-secondary courses in child development is an asset
  • Capacity for participating in outdoor education programming
  • Excellent communication, organizational and record keeping skills are required
  • Technology Literate

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $28,642 annual salary for full-time equivalency, pro-rated for part-time positions
  • RRSP available after one year’s employment
  • Staff children are eligible for a tuition discount

To apply, please use the link below: Educational Assistants (risepeople.com)

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