SRCE- 2023-2024 - Casual Teacher Assistant, (All Locations)

Strait Regional Centre for Education

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


These positions are for the 2023-2024 school year across the SRCE boundary. 


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 1,050 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 2022-2023, the SRCE operates 20 schools with approximately 5,931 students; and approximately 369 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 53,742 (Census 2021).

The                       falls within the CUPE Local 955 job classification. Salary for this position can be accessed by clicking this link CUPE Local 955 Collective Agreement

Effective Dates:   09/05/2023  


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.    The Strait Regional Centre for Education appreciates your expression of interest for employment.  Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. All candidates short listed for interviews will have references check prior to being interviewed.  Candidates can check on the status of their applications in Successfactors under My Applications.

 All employees of the Strait Regional Centre for Education must provide a current (within the last 3 months), and clear Criminal Record Check-Vulnerable Sector and Child Abuse Registry prior to employment with the Strait Regional Centre for Education

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