SRCE-0921- Casual Teacher Assistant, (All Locations)



The Strait Regional (0052) invites applications from qualified candidates for the posted vacancy. 


As part of the public education system in Nova Scotia, the Strait Regional Centre for Education (SRCE) was established on April 1, 2018, to deliver the public school program focusing on supporting student learning, achievement, well-being and overall success.  The Strait Regional Centre for Education, with the support of approximately 1,000 employees, works diligently to achieve its mission “to empower our children and youth, within safe, equitable and inclusive environments to embrace a changing world as responsible, contributing and successful lifelong learners.”  In 2019-2020, the SRCE operates 20 schools with approximately 5,952 students; and approximately 321 children are attending pre-primary programs at 14 school locations.  Located in the northeastern part of Nova Scotia, the Strait Regional Centre for Education’s jurisdiction encompasses the counties of Antigonish, Guysborough, Inverness and Richmond, an area of approximately 11,000 square kilometres with a population of 53,125 (Census 2016).


Casual Teacher Assistant


Essential Qualifications:


*A High School Diploma or equivalent;
*Ability to provide personal care as required;
*Current certified training in CPR and First Aid or willing to obtain;
*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 application must include at least three (3) work-related references, one must be your most recent supervisor.  All candidates short listed for interviews will have references checked prior to being interviewed. 

As a condition of employement with SRCE, prior to hire all employees must provide current (within 3 mos.), and clear Child Abuse Registry & Criminal Record-Vulnerable Sector check.

The Strait Regional Centre for Education appreciates your interest for employment.  Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  Candidates can check on the status of their application in Successfactor under My Applications.

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