Educational Assistant Job in Saskatoon for Building Brains |

Educational Assistant

January 14 2021
Industries Education, Training
Categories Education, Library
Saskatoon, SK

We are looking for someone to join our team and work one on one with a child. The successful applicant will collaboratively work with the Director, parent and supporting professionals to create a Personal Program Plan (PPP) to help the child be successful in daily activities. The role will require you to provide a safe environment where the child may develop to their potential; , physically, emotionally, intellectually, socially and creatively. We are looking for an experienced, outgoing, confident educator to fill this role!

-Minimum Level I ECE
-Certification in Standard First Aid and CPR-C, Criminal Record Check
-A sound theoretical and practical understanding of typical child development and experience working with children with delays or diverse abilities
-Excellent communication skills.

-Based on performance, Building Brains ELC supports the permanent residency applications of employees through the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

-Adjust the environment for the child to learn through active exploration and interaction with adults, other children, and materials. Extend the child's learning by asking questions or making suggestions that stimulate their thinking. In keeping with the Montessori and Reggio curriculum.
-Provide active and safe supervision at all times.
-Facilitate positive behaviour guidance when supporting and redirecting the child
-Keep informed of current research and development in the child care profession.
-Flexible hours in accordance with child's hours.
- Support child's daily physical needs including but not limited to toileting, eating, sleeping

- Adequate energy level and ability to meet the physical demands of the job (up to 50 lbs)

Our Offer:

  • You will be surrounded by the best-in-class Montessori educators and pedagogical leaders to share best practices and learn so as to enhance your class environment
  • Professional Development Days focused around best practices in early childhood education and new, innovative ways of teaching and learning
  • Annual Lead Teacher retreat focused on skills development
  • Complimentary employee lunch every Friday
  • Compensation based on education and experience
  • Benefits include vision, dental, and paramedical services
  • Tuition discounts on all child-care services for staff members, including full-time and part-time care, online education, summer camps and extracurricular activities
  • Staff social committee focused on opportunities to make connections with other like-minded individuals and passionate educators through regular social functions, including an annual staff BBQ and Christmas party

COVID-19 considerations:
Building Brains is following all Saskatchewan Health Protocols to ensure the health and safety of our children and employees.

Our facility offers spacious classrooms lit with natural light and has a beautiful playground on site, and is located near various parks and amenities. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young children and their families apply now!

Building Brains is an equal opportunity workplace and we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. We believe that a strong focus and commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make early childhood education an enabler for wide-reaching change. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

Apply now!