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.

Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School (West Kelowna) invites applications at this time for:

Certified Education Assistant

Effective: Full Time for the 2021-2022 School Year

Our Lady of Lourdes School provides

students from Kindergarten to Grade 7 excellent academics in small class sizes,

while emphasizing Christian values in all our programs. Each student is

supported to grow and develop to the best of his/her potential in body, mind and

spirit through enriching programs offered in a safe and nurturing environment.

We are looking for a highly dedicated Certified Educational Assistant to join

our close-knit family community for daily support in our classrooms.

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)

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:
6/7/2021 3:08:27 PM
West Kelowna, British Columbia