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Company Name:
New Heights School & Learning Services
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Education and Research
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Educational Assistant

New Heights School and Learning Services is a not-for-profit School, Preschool, and Specialized Service provider for families with children and youth aged 2 ½ - 20 years with a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum, or with similar learning challenges.  We are a play-based program that utilizes the strengths and interests of each student to address social-emotional and academic goals. 

New Heights currently requires one full time Educational Assistant for the 2018-2019 school year..

As part of a multidisciplinary team, the Educational Assistant will:

  • Support the students by teaching, using and modeling strategies
  • Determine approaches that are most effective for the students
  • Develop and implement engaging learning activities to address specified emotional and academic goals
  • Monitor and document students’ progress

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education (certificate, diploma, and/or degree) in an appropriate discipline
  • Experience working with children/youth with autism spectrum disorder or similar social and learning challenges
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to be self-directed, flexible, highly motivated and to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • A valid Driver’s License and the use of a vehicle an asset

Please submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Resumes will be received until May 17th, 2018. The position starts at the end of August 2018, with training during June 2018. . . 

All applicant submissions are appreciated, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.