The MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST NATION

is accepting applications for the full time permanent position of

         “Educational Assistant”  

Closing Date:  May 26, 2022 at 12:00pm

Job Summary:

To support the delivery of approved curriculum at Lloyd S. King Elementary School, ensuring that the

Standards are equal to if not exceeding provincial guidelines. The Educational Assistant will treat all

Students in a fair and equitable manner.

To supervise the children in the assigned classroom in accordance with the philosophy of the Lloyd S.

King School and provincial and federal legislation and guidelines by:

Ensuring the safety and physical well being of the children, carrying out curriculum on a daily basis and

Evaluation of the effectiveness of the program in terms of meeting the needs of the children in all stages

Of development, maintaining regular communication with parents and contributing to the effective

Operation of the elementary school while promoting and implementing practises of Anishinabek

Heritage.

Education and Experience

  • Educational Assistant College Diploma or Apprenticeship Certificate; Bachelor of Child Development’ Educational Support College Diploma; or Developmental Service Worker Diploma; or Child and Youth Worker Diploma; or undergraduate degree in addition to Bachelor of Education.

Knowledge

  • Curriculum documents from the Ministry of Education
  • Anishnaabe culture and traditions
  • Child development
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Incorporating Technology into the Classroom

Skills/Abilities

  • Caring attitude towards children
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Effective communication with other staff members, administration, parents and students
  • Ability to integrate Anishinaabe culture into the curriculum
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings and week-ends
  • Ability to lift and assist with toileting

Other Requirements

  • Must provide the results of a current criminal reference check including a vulnerable sector check
  • Safe Food Handler’s Certificate or willingness to obtain one ASAP

Assets 

  • Experience in a First Nation Community
  • Experience with Online Learning
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Non-violent crisis interventions training
  • Knowledge and experience working with children with behavioural issues
  • Knowledge and experience working with Picture Exchange Communication System
  • Knowledge and experience working with children with Down Syndrome

Hourly Rate:  $18.80 – $26.33/hr based on demonstrable years of experience.

Please note that this position is a 35hr per week position, subject to an 8-week layoff following the end of the school term.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, educational qualifications and 3 references, 2 of which are employment related, to:

The Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation

Attention:  Personnel Committee

2789 Mississauga Road

Hagersville, ON

N0A 1H0

Applications will also be accepted by fax at 905-768-1225 or via email at the address listed below.

A detailed job description is available at the Admin Building or by email at stephanie.laforme@mncfn.ca

Miigwech to all who apply, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.