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Education Assistant

Rate $18 per hour CAD 18 / HOUR
Location Toronto, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project Specialized Help Education / teaching
Duration contract/part time ongoing
Education required College/University
Years of experience Less than 2 years
Type of employment N/A
Area of Specialization Education
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Toronto ON
Assistant needed for a child with mobility needs. An educational assistant will be helping the student successfully participate in all classroom activities and provide additional support and services at school to that student. Other responsibilities include assisting in implementing the curriculum one-on-one, monitoring the progress of each student, and reporting to other teachers. You may also coordinate with specialists, such as speech-language pathologists, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists. Tasks would include escorting the child to the washroom, helping the child change into outdoor attire, motivating and encouraging gym participation, and escorting the child to classes outside the homeroom.

Qualifications and Skills:

Friendly and warm demeanor yet possess the ability to be firm when necessary.

Experience working with children between the ages of 6-8

Able to redirect troubled behavior and help child stay on task

Providing feedback and assistance to teachers

Recognizing signs of distress in child and offering reassurance

A responsible attitude

Helping child understand instructions, through repetition, re-phrasing or demonstrating.

Encouraging child to communicate with one another and with staff

Critical thinking and problem solving

Educational assistant diploma and/or education in the field of childhood development or special education

COVID-19 considerations: All staff within the educational setting must be vaccinated

Job Type: Part-time (September 2022- June 2023)

Part-time hours: approximately 20 per week

North York, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Education: Secondary School (required) Post Secondary (preferred)


English (required)

Shift availability: Day Shift (required)

Deadline: Monday August 29th
Specific schedule:
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-August 29, 2022


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