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Bilingual Educational Assistant – Special Needs
(Term)

BULLETIN NUMBER 906/P/22 DATE POSTED: April 28, 2023
SCHOOL ÉCOLE PROVENCHER
COMMENCING: As soon as can be arranged until June 30, 2023
COMPENSATION:Educational Assistant 2 Payband$24.12to $27.97
HOURS:5.5 hours per day
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
A bilingual Educational Assistant is required to assist within the instructional program. Duties include the introduction to
and reinforcement of life skills, looking after the special needs of students, and the supervision and monitoring of their
behaviour. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both official languages (English and French) are
required.
REQUIRED AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: •
completion of Educational Assistant/Para Educator program or related area of post-secondary education is required •
completion of Working Effectively with Violent and Aggressive Students (WEVAS) or equivalent training is strongly

preferred •
First Aid and CPR training completed within the probationary period (90 working days) •
valid Manitoba Driver’s licence, driver’s abstract, and access to a reliable vehicle may be required •
knowledge and experience working with physically, behaviourally and cognitively challenged students •
strong knowledge of or training in crisis intervention, anger and behaviour management techniques •
demonstrated ability to work as a team member •
excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills •
demonstrated ability to explain concepts and issues to children and develop rapport with students, on a one-to-one basis

and in group settings •
good problem solving skills and the ability to interpret situations accurately and act accordingly •
ability to assist in the area of personal care needs •
ability to support student participation and participate in swim programming as required •
a positive outlook with a belief in the ethic of caring and inclusion •
ability to meet physical demands of position which may include lifting or transferring •
a specific gender may be required depending on the individual needs and programming requirements involved with a

student
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
The Louis Riel School Division is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of
equity-seeking groups with diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities. •

Apply by using the LRSD online submission process at www.lrsd.net •
Include in your resume and cover letter your strengths and abilities in relation to the preferred qualifications listed above •
Identify the names and contact information of three references •
Address cover letter and resume to Jordana Greenberg, Director, Staff Services •
Quote the Bulletin Number on the application; a separate application is required for each job bulletin •
Upload your resume and cover letter as one document •
Selection of candidates shall adhere to existing CUPE 3473 collective agreement provisions •
Offer of employment with the Louis Riel School Division is subject to the results of a Criminal Record Check (including

Vulnerable Sector Search), clear report from the Child Abuse Registry, and completion of Respect In School certification

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4:00 p.m., Thursday, May 4, 2023

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Deadline: 15-03-2024

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