Educational Assistant (EA)

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Position: Educational Assistant
Posting: October 3, 2023
Closing Date: Until suitable candidate is found
Reports to: EASE Principal and Teacher/Coordinators
location: Red Deer, AB

Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre is growing and offers employees specialized training, opportunities to work with a transdisciplinary team, and a culture of growth and development.

Aspire is a charitable organization providing hope to children with special needs, the families who love them and the communities that care for them and is known for our expertise and care in the services we provide.

Our services are sought after in the central Alberta region due to our reputation and our care and consideration for those we serve. We not only believe in the development of those we serve but also in our staff. We do this through training, offering opportunities for advancement and supporting staff in a balanced life.

We believe in HOPE.
A holistic, optimistic, passionate and empathetic approach with our staff and families alike.

Aspire is located in Red Deer, Alberta and is nicely situated between Calgary and Edmonton. We are open from 8:30-4:30 M-F and close our centre between Christmas and New Years. Aspire staff work the majority of hours between September and June.

We offer:
  • Competitive salary
  • Health Spending Account (HSA)
  • Connected team approach
  • Work from September to June with summers off

We are looking for an Educational Assistant who would like to be part of our Early Access to Supportive Education (EASE) team providing comprehensive early educational services to young children with a wide range of severe and complex needs. Primary functions of the position include working in a classroom cohort, work closely with therapists to coordinate specific interventions for individual children and groups, and leading groups as needed.


Degree, diploma, or certificate in a field related to early childhood development

How to apply:

Please forward your resume and cover letter noting position being applied for to our HR coordinator Jordan MacDonald at [email protected] or by mail or fax.

Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre
4826 47th Street
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 1R2

Fax:  403-340-2615

*No phone calls please. Aspire would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.