Educational Assistant (Pre K and K)

In by Tyne

Voyage Childcare Centre
Published
June 14, 2022
Location
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
Salary/Pay
$15-$20 an hour
City
  • Lethbridge

Description

Full Job Description

Job Description

A committed classroom enhancement staff to complement our qualified workforce of educators.

The role of the Aide is to assist the Primary teachers in creating a safe, nurturing classroom environment. The educator in this position allows for additional supervision and classroom support, to enhance the overall well-being of the children and learning environment as a whole. The educator in this position will also work individually, as needed, with children with exceptional qualities, ensuring their developmental needs are being met and supported

The ideal candidate will be passionate for the job with an ability to reach out to students and create relationships of mutual trust.

Responsibilities

  • Successful at engaging students’ interests to ensure they participate in meaningful learning
  • Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs and individual learning goals determined by the classroom teacher
  • Provide individualized instruction to each student by promoting interactive learning
  • Instruct children in the basic skills of language, numeracy, pre-literacy, social sciences, art and music, in addition to listening, attention, social skills and acceptable behavior, resulting in the developmental growth for each child
  • Utilize games, music, books, art, technology and other resources to teach basic skills and foster student development
  • Collaborate with other professionals in the classroom, parents and stakeholders, and participate in regular meetings
  • Observe and understand students’ behavior with the intent of creating an intervention plan to further the child’s developmental success
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • Develop and enrich professional skills and knowledge by attending seminars, conferences etc.
  • Maintain a tidy and orderly classroom

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  • Apply and follow up on the classroom management interventions
  • Instruct children on personal hygiene practices and self care
  • Encourage cooperative social behavior through games and activities
  • Collaborate with other staff members to promote the general health of the school

Personal and Professional skills

  • Self-motivation
  • Excellent communicability and interpersonal skills
  • Strong moral values and discipline
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong creativity skills that will engage students and make learning enjoyable
  • Strong dedication to their work with a great desire for the success of their students
  • Strong emotional control skills when handling sensitive issues
  • Ability to lead and form a bond with students, parents, colleagues, and other staff members
  • Excellent critical thinking skills with the ability to answer difficult questions, solve conflicts, and design new lesson plans

Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of teaching best practices and legal educational guidelines partnered with a willingness to follow the school’s policies and procedures
  • Certificate or Diploma in Education Assistance, Early Childhood Education or a degree in a specialized subject related to the field

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Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 10 months

Salary: $15.00-$20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Extended health care

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Language:

  • English (preferred)

Expected start date: 2022-08-22

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