Casual Teacher Assistant - All Schools


South Shore Regional Centre for Education

The South Shore Regional Centre for Education (SSRCE) practices the culturally responsive pedagogy approach in providing an inclusive, diverse, equitable, safe and healthy education that supports learning and success both personally and academically to the 59,000 residents of Lunenburg and Queens Counties, an area of 5,250 square kilometres and a total of 23 schools.

Regional Centres for Education have Employment Equity Policies and/or processes and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian and African ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry. Please ensure that you complete the self-identification portion on the position application.



Casual Teacher Assistant

The South Shore Regional Centre for Education is currently accepting applications for casual Teacher Assistants interested in working in all schools in Lunenburg and Queens Counties.


Candidates must be willing and available to work, on a casual basis, in one or more of the schools.

Candidates must possess:

  • Post secondary training in health or education, or a Community College Diploma in Human Services (with an Educational Support concentration), Public School Program Support Assistant (PSPA) certificate, FEDS Diploma and/or experience working as a Teacher Assistant.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with students on individualized program and behaviour modification plans.
  • Experience working with students with other exceptionalities.
  • Knowledge of assistive and supportive technologies.
  • Current first aid certification.
  • Vulnerable Sector Check/Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse Check (clear and completed within the last 3 months).


Please apply to this job if you are interested in being added to the South Shore Regional Centre for Education's Casual Teacher Assistant list. After you have applied to this opening, your application will be reviewed by Regional staff. If your application is approved, you will receive further information from us by e-mail.

Please note that if you are already on our casual list, you do not need to reapply.

Rate of Pay: $15.06/hr



The South Shore Regional Centre for Education requires all newly hired employees to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record / Vulnerable Sector Check and a Nova Scotia Child Abuse Register Check. We will accept checks completed within the last 3 months. 

Thank you for your interest in the South Shore Regional Centre for Education, however, only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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