New Job Full Time Junior High Educational Assistant In Alberta

Full Time Junior High Educational Assistant
Full Time Junior High Educational Assistant

Full Time Junior High Educational Assistant

Company : Glenmore Christian Academy
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Description

Glenmore Christian Academy (GCA) is a private Alberta accredited Christian school located in the Southwest of Calgary, Alberta, specializing in the education of children in grades K-9. GCA is a member of AISCA (Association of Independent Schools and Colleges in Alberta) as well as ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International). GCA’s mission is to Teach Truth, Inspire Excellence, Experience Christ and Serve Through Love. GCA has a head of school, two principals and a staff of over 85 serving approximately 950 students.

GCA has an opportunity for two full time (35 hours/week) Junior High Educational Assistants . These positions report to the Junior High Resource Teacher. Responsibilities will be working primarily with an individual student one on one, and with the resource team to ensure student needs are supported.


Successful applicants will possess the following characteristics:

  • A vibrant Christian faith, demonstrating the leadership of Jesus Christ
  • The ability to make Biblical values an integral part of school life
  • Prepared to work collaboratively with other teachers and support-staff as a member of a professional learning community
  • Have strong, positive interpersonal and communication skills
  • Assist students in activities to promote their physical, mental and social development
  • Efficient, highly organized, and capable of multitasking
  • Ability to adapt to a high energy environment with varying noise levels
  • Agile and able to work closely with children at their physical levels
  • Able to supervise / manage a classroom of students during breaks


  • Agrees to and adheres to the GCA Statement of Faith – without reservation
  • Fluent in English

    Preferred Experience

  • At least two years of experience, specifically working with students who have individualized learning needs is preferred

    Preferred Certifications and Education

  • Early Childhood Certificate
  • Educational Assistant Certificate
  • Bachelor of Education

    While applicants need not have this aforementioned education, local candidates with the relevant certification will be given preference. Applicants must have the right to work in Canada. Glenmore Christian Academy offers a compensation package competitive with public schools in Alberta.

    All applicants must apply through the online portal. The following attachments should be included:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume summarizing training and experience
  • Minimum of three professional references that can be contacted
  • A statement of faith
  • Pastoral reference (recent within three months)
  • A criminal record check will be required of the successful applicant

No agencies or telephone inquiries please. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time, Contract

Reference ID:2223JHEA-2

Contract length: 10 months

Posting Closing Date: 2023-05-05

Expected Start Date: 2023-08-28

Posted On
May 16, 2023
Closing Date & Time
June 02, 2023 11:30 PM EST/EDT

Job Type
Full Time, Contract
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Glenmore Christian Academy
Employment Start Date
August 28, 2023
End Date
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Additional Documents