Online Educational Assistant

Saskatchewan Distance Learning Centre -

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Building a Stronger Saskatchewan

The

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

The Saskatchewan

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.

The Saskatchewan

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.

Online

Educational Assistants will report directly to the Principal and

subsequent staff at each campus site within their assigned learning

space.

At the

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.

The

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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