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 Elementary School (Kelowna, BC) invites applications at this time for:

Certified Education Assistant

Effective: Full Time, January 2022

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, while encouraging the pursuit of excellence in a community of love and respect. We are looking for an Education Assistant (certified) who embraces the philosophy of Whole Child Education and inclusivity to join our community in a full-time classroom support role.

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

Successful Educational Assistant experience

Training specific to the role (Educational Assistant) with additional training and/or experience supporting learners with Down Syndrome

Courses, training and experience in Applied Behavioural Analysis/Intervention and CPI are an asset

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, to work collaboratively for student achievement

Ability to foster a positive working relationship and inclusive environment with students, families, colleagues, and administration

Ability to use discretion when dealing with confidential matters

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 previous 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, obtain a clear criminal record check 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:
11/16/2021 9:58:18 AM
Kelowna, British Columbia