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SRCE, Casual Teacher Assistant; All Schools

Date: Jul 29, 2019

Location: Port Hawkesbury, NS, CA, B9A2T9



Thank you for expressing interest in pursuing an employment opportunity with our organization.  The Strait Regional Centre for Education  is entrusted, under The Education Act of Nova Scotia, to deliver the public school program to approximately 6,200 students in 21 schools throughout the counties of Antigonish, Guysborough, Inverness and Richmond.   The Strait Regional Centre for Education, with the support of approximately 970 staff members, works diligently to influence its vision of excellence in lifelong learning.  Located in the northeastern part of Nova Scotia, the Centre's jurisdiction encompasses an area of approximately 11,000 square kilometers with a population of 54,972.



Casual Teacher Assistant


Essential Qualifications:


*A High School Diploma or equivalent
*Ability to provide personal and physical care to students
*Current certified training in CPR and First Aid or willing to obtain prior to hiring
*Strong interpersonal and communication skills

*A demonstrated ability to work cooperatively, in an active, child-centered learning environment
*Experience working with children or youth in a professional or volunteer capacity

*Sensitivity and respect for diverse learners

*Must comply with Strait Regional Centre for Education policies and procedures


Desirable Qualifications:


*Teacher assistant training through a recognized diploma or certificate program which includes a personal care course and a school practicum or a supervised work experience placement in a residential group home setting

*Training in non-violent crisis intervention

*Education and training in the use of assistive technology, including computers



Your references must include at least three (3) work-related references; one must be your most recent supervisor.  All casual employees must provide a clear Criminal Record Check - Vulnerable Sector Check and Child Abuse Registry Check before they are employed with the Strait Regional Centre for Education. 


Candidates can check on the status of their applications in Successfactors under My Applications.

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