Temporary Educational Assistants

  • Thames Valley District School Board
  • Oct 07, 2020
Any Education

Job Description

                                                                            EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS

                                                                                TEMPORARY POSITIONS


We are currently recruiting Temporary Educational Assistants to work within schools in all areas of the Thames Valley District School Board (Elgin, Middlesex, and Oxford counties, and the city of London). The successful candidates will be placed on a temporary employee list to perform work in long term assignments and on an “on call” and on an "as needed" basis. **Applicants MUST be available to accept assignments on short notice and on a regular and consistent basis.

Educational Assistants provide support to students with a variety of special needs including physical, developmental and behavioural. Educational Assistants work with children with special needs in a classroom setting, either in an integrated mainstream classroom or in a contained classroom.  

Candidates must also be able to perform the essential physical duties of the position to support our children with special needs, which may include toileting, lifting, transferring and personal care. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse school community and / or work environment.

Temporary Educational Assistants require a two (2) year Community College Diploma or equivalent with courses relating to the specific assignment. (For example: Developmental Services Worker (preferred). You must attach proof of academic qualifications in order to be considered.

Rate of Pay:    $21.40 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

Expiry Date:    October 31, 2020

The recruitment process requires a criminal background check for work with vulnerable persons and medical screening tests.

If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your certificates and/or diplomas or degrees assessed against Canadian education standards. This will enable you to provide proof of Canadian equivalency when applying for a job. The Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada is a membership organization that offers fair and credible academic credential assessment services in Canada. (NOTE: This is different from translating credentials into English). 

Please use the “APPLY FOR THIS POSITION” link below to submit your electronic application. Only applicants submitted using this link will be considered.

If you have a disability that requires an accommodation to assist you with any aspect of the hiring process, please contact the Staffing Specialist listed below for assistance.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


A. Torchia,  Staffing Specialist, Human Resources