Online Educational Assistant
October 3, 2023
- Kenaston, SK
Saskatchewan Distance Learning Centre -
Full job description
Government of Saskatchewan is committed to a better quality of life for
Saskatchewan people, to build strong communities and strong families,
and grow a stronger Saskatchewan. By sustaining growth and opportunities
for Saskatchewan people, we are ensuring our economy is productive and
competitive on the world stage.
Online Education Assistant
Distance Learning Centre requires continuing, full-time online
Educational Assistants in campuses across the province. Ten
positions are available and can be placed in our West Central Campus
(Kenaston), Moose Jaw, Estevan, Yorkton, Nipawin, Prince Albert, or
Neilburg . This is a continuing contract position at 6 hours per
day during each student contact day on the 2023-24 SaskDLC school
calendar. The positions will commence on August 30th, 2023 at the campus
location for successful candidates.
Distance Learning Centre is a newly formed Treasury Board Crown
Corporation in Saskatchewan, created to deliver high quality and
equitable online learning programs to students across the province. The
SaskDLC head office is located in Kenaston, with an administrative
office in Regina, and nine regional campuses located in Swift Current,
Moose Jaw, Estevan, Yorkton, Saskatoon, Nipawin, Prince Albert, Neilburg
and La Ronge. The SDLC will deliver online programming to approximately
2100 full time online students and approximately 8000 part-time
students attending schools across the province.
Educational Assistants will report directly to the Principal and
subsequent staff at each campus site within their assigned learning
Saskatchewan Distance Learning Centre, we are committed to providing
students with a quality online educational experience; an integral part
of that being meaningful student and parent interactions. As an online
educational assistant, you will work with students in an online
environment and will in most cases, be the primary point of contact for
our learners. We are looking to recruit individuals who seek to
understand the challenges of online learning and strive to create real
connections with our learners.
Online Educational Assistant Role Description:
The successful candidate will be required to attend to the needs of students as assigned. The
successful candidate will have the ability to work independently in an
online delivery model, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
including an ability to establish rapport, maintain a calm demeanor and
work collaboratively as a team, demonstrate excellent organizational and
time management skills, keep accurate and timely documentation,
demonstrate an ability to adapt to the changing needs of students, and a
willingness to learn new skills and strategies to effectively support
the needs of students. Candidates with previous experience working with
individuals with learning or cognitive limitations and/or post-secondary
education in a related field, such as an Educational Assistant
Certificate, would be considered an asset.
successful candidate will work as a collaborative member of a team that
may include Classroom teachers, Student Support Teachers, School Based
Administrator with Student Support duties, Principal and/or other
professional staff. The successful candidate will provide assistance in
the delivery and implementation of educational programs and services
that facilitate the integration, growth, learning, safety and comfort of
students with intensive needs. The successful candidate will work
virtually, one-on-one, and in small groups, with special needs students,
youth with learning disabilities, those with special programming needs,
and those with health and behavior-related issues.
What We Offer:
Salary and benefits for this position will be in accordance with a negotiated Collective Agreement with C.U.P.E.
Sask DLC will confirm employment upon receipt of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Check.
Any questions regarding staffing can be directed to: [email protected]
Applications will remain open until all positions are filled.
- We thank all those who apply for this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
- The successful
candidates will be required to submit a satisfactory criminal record
check (vulnerable sector) as a condition of employment.
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