The Catholic Independent Schools of the Nelson Diocese (CISND), hosts six elementary schools, and one high school. The diocese is located in the beautiful Okanagan and Kootenay regions of British Columbia. We are committed to hiring qualified employees who are dedicated to education in the Roman Catholic tradition.

St. Joseph Catholic Elementary (Kelowna, BC) invites applications at this time for:

Certified Education Assistant

Effective: For Immediate Start

St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School provides a

Christian atmosphere where each child is nurtured to grow and develop to the

best of his/her potential. Our educators aim to foster the development of the

total child in spirit, mind and body and encourage the pursuit of excellence in

a community of love and respect. We are looking for a Certified Education

Assistant , with ASD training, who embraces the philosophy of Whole Child

Education to join our community in a full-time (temporary) classroom support


Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:

Commitment to Catholic Education

Identification with and participation in the life of a Catholic parish

Training specific to the role (Educational Assistant/Behaviour Intervention)

Additional training in Applied Behavioral Analysis/Intervention, Autism Spectrum Disorder and CPI are an asset

Successful Educational Assistant experience

Ability to foster a positive working relationship with children and families, colleagues and administration

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to use discretion when dealing with confidential matters

First Aid Training Certificate is an asset

In order to be considered for any position with CISND, the application must be complete. If you are not able to provide the documentation, please provide a reason in your cover letter. Do not submit reference letters.

The following is to be included in your application:

Cover letter

Resume listing special certificates, licenses, honours and awards (for the position being advertised)

Certificates and Post Secondary Transcripts (for the position being advertised)

Evaluation report from employer/practicum supervisor

CISND Pastoral Reference form

Catholic Applicants must include:

Certificate of Catholic baptism or RCIA Certificate

Certificate of Catholic marriage, if applicable

As a condition of employment, successful candidates must complete Diocesan Safe Environment training and will be required to submit the following:

Photocopy of Canadian Birth Certificate or Canadian Passport (documentation to indicate you are legally entitled to work in Canada).

Social Insurance Number

Photocopy of Driver's License

Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Catholic Independent Schools of Nelson Diocese
Posting Date:
9/25/2021 10:27:30 PM
Kelowna, British Columbia