Education Assistant – St. Edmund’s Elementary School

Full Time

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– Work in a faith-based and culturally diverse school environment

– Competitive salary and excellent Benefits Package, including CPP, Extended Medical, Dental

– Schools located throughout the Greater Vancouver Area and Powell River, close to the beauty and adventure that British Columbia has to offer

– If you live outside of the Greater Vancouver Area, learn more about claiming moving expenses on your next tax return on the Government of Canada website.


St. Edmund’s School in North Vancouver is seeking an energetic and dedicated Education Assistant to support and care for the development needs of students with a variety of learning challenges. Education Assistant certification, or equivalent experience in working with children to support learning goals is preferred. Individuals working towards special education certification but not yet completed are encouraged to apply if their school schedule would allow for weekday working hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm).


The Education Assistant needs to take initiative and be able to work closely with school-based team members. Knowledge of various methods and practices related to supporting children with diverse needs and varying learning styles is important . The ability to implement student Individual Educational Plans (IEP) as set out by the school-based team is a critical aspect of the E.A.’s role. The successful applicant should be interested in promoting the mission of our Catholic school as well as assisting with extra-curricular activities and having fun with fellow staff members and students.

Applicants must have a current Criminal Record Check, as well as a Pastor’s Reference Form (if Non-Catholic please indicate in your cover letter).

Please submit a cover letter, and resume, including qualifications and references, to the principal, Diana Silva at . The job will be posted until filled. Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Questions regarding this job posting may be directed to, Principal, Diana Silva at

St. Edmund’s Elementary is a Christ-centered community that is dedicated to developing Christian leaders, responsible citizens and life-long learners. Having first opened in 1911, we have a strong sense of community and strive to create a safe, respectful, and inclusive environment. We are located on the beautiful North Shore near Lonsdale Quay and with a view of the mountains.

Learn more about our school: and @stedselementary


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2. Complete and add all required application documents to your profile (see below)

3. Complete all profile sections, including: Provincial Certificates, Qualifications, Education, Experience, and Questions

4. Apply to this job posting


– Cover Letter

– Resume

– Certificate/Diploma

– Criminal Record Check (if you are outside of BC)

– Proof of Eligibility to Work in Canada (Canadian Birth Certificate, Canadian Citizenship Card, Permanent Residence, etc.)

– Catholic Marriage Certificate (if applicable)

– Catholic Pastoral Reference (for Catholic applicants) or Non-Catholic Pastoral Reference (for Non-Catholic applicants)


– Catholic Pastoral Reference (for Catholic applicants)

– Non-Catholic Pastoral Reference (for Non-Catholic applicants)

*** For the Catholic Pastoral Reference (for Catholic Applicants) and Non-Catholic Pastoral Reference you must download the appropriate form, provide to your Pastor for signing, and have them submit directly to


The Catholic Independent Schools of the Vancouver Archdiocese (the CISVA) operates 46 schools – 40 elementary and 6 high schools. Our schools are located throughout the Greater Vancouver Area, near the best sites and attractions that Vancouver and British Columbia has to offer. Our footprint extends over 250 kilometers from Powell River in the west to Chilliwack in the east.

We are a culturally diverse faith-based family . We offer more than a place of work – we provide a call to your teaching vocation where you can work and live your faith in a supportive community.

We are a vibrant school system with many school and program expansion projects in the future. We offer spiritual and professional growth and mentorship opportunities for new teachers to help them with their transition into the CISVA.


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