Education Assistant

Job Summary

Location: Hay River
Department: Commission scolaire francophone de division
Job ID: 19219
Wage: $33.20 - $39.65
Employment Type: Part-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Nov 2, 2020

Department Information

Commission scolaire de francophone

Job Information

Reporting to the Principal, École Boréale, the Program Support Assistant is responsible for helping to provide quality curricular and program activities for students, both inside and outside the classroom. The Program Support Assistant is also responsible for preparing and organizing the resources required for successful schooling, including assisting with documenting students achievements and for communicating with parents as directed by the teacher.

The knowledge, skills and abilities for this position are:

  • Ability to read and comprehend appropriate materials, in order to provide instruction in core academic subjects to students in a wide range of grade levels;
  • Ability to understand different teaching styles, and classroom management techniques;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work with student with special needs;
  • Ability to read instructions, IEP's and minutes of meetings;
  • Must have basic computer skills, planning and organizing skills;
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality during the performance of his or her duties; and
  • Must have empathy towards students

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Completion of Grade 12
Spoken and written fluency at the advanced level in French

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Hay River HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 874-5085
Fax (867) 874-5095

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #19219    

Closing Date:  October 26, 2020, 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $33.20 per hour (approximately $34,528. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $4,593.

Part-time position

This Job opening is for a Part-time position (20 hours of work per week).

Term Position

This job opening is for a Term to June 30, 2021