Employment Services Elgin


Temporary Educational Assistants

Date Posted:

December 06th, 2021


$22.05 per hour plus 4% vacation pay



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Employment Type:

Temporary Job Postings

Category Type:

On Call

Application Deadline:


Education Requirements:

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please visit https://tvdsb.knighthunter.com/and use the "APPLY FOR THIS POSITION" link to submit your electronic application, with proof of educational qualifications.  Only applications submitted using this link will be considered.


We are currently recruiting Temporary Educational Assistants to work within schools situated in the Woodstock, Plattsville and Drumbo area. The successful candidates will be placed on a temporary employee list to perform work in long term assignments and on an “on call” and on an "as needed" basis. **Applicants MUST be available to accept assignments on short notice and on a regular and consistent basis, and must be available for schools located in Woodstock, Plattsville and Drumbo


Position Summary:

Educational Assistants provide support to students with a variety of special needs including physical, developmental and behavioural. Educational Assistants work with children with special needs in a classroom setting, either in an integrated mainstream classroom or in a contained classroom.

Candidates must also be able to perform the essential physical duties of the position to support our children with special needs, which may include toileting, lifting, transferring, and personal care. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse school community and / or work environment.


Position Qualifications:

  • 2-year or 3-year Community College Diploma in Development Services Worker, Child and Youth Worker, Educational Assistant or Educational Support (Preferred)


  • 2-year Community College Diploma in Early Childhood Education and registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators.


  • 2-year Community College Diploma in Social Service Work. Relevant paid experience working with children who have special needs required.


  • 3-year or 4-year University Degree majoring in Sociology or Psychology. Relevant paid experience working with children who have special needs required.

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