Educational Assistant (EA)

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Position: Educational Assistant
Posting: February 21, 2023
Closing Date: Until suitable candidate is found
Reports to: EASE Principal and Teacher/Coordinators
location: Red Deer, AB

Job Purpose

Under the supervision of the EASE Principal and Teacher/Coordinators, the EA is responsible for assisting within the EASE program as assigned to support children’s learning and development.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The EA performs a wide range of duties including the following:

  • Work in a classroom cohort
  • Work closely with therapists to coordinate specific interventions for individual children and groups
  • Lead groups as needed
  • Drive children in own vehicle
  • Communicate effectively with EASE Teacher, Therapists, ELFs, Behaviour Consultant and other EAs
  • Provide documentation regarding children’s progress


Education and experience

  • Degree, diploma, or certificate in a field related to early childhood development
  • Additional training in special education an asset

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Knowledge in child development and family centered practices
  • Knowledge regarding interventions applicable to a variety of diagnoses, developmental delays and disabilities
  • Experience working with young children who have severe delays or disabilities
  • Knowledge and ability to foster teamwork
  • High level of communication skills
  • Willingness to learn on a highly skilled team
  • Ability to utilize play-based learning practices

STATUS: Full Time (4 days/week, Tuesday-Friday during the 2022-2023 school year) and Part Time (4 mornings/week, Tuesday-Friday during the 2022-2023 school year)

If you would like more information about the position or would like to apply, please forward a letter of interest and your resume along with three references to:

Jordan MacDonald
Financial/HR Coordinator

[email protected]

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