2017 Teacher Assistant Posting

The Society of Blue Quill Playschool is looking for a Teacher Assistant for the
2017/2018 year to start September 1, 2017. Blue Quill Playschool aims to provide a
safe, affordable, high quality educational program where children have opportunities to
create, think, explore, and discover through play in a nurturing environment. Since play
is an important aspect of childhood, it is instrumental in the social, emotional, physical,
and intellectual development of children.

Our program is play-based and provides a friendly, fun environment in which preschool
aged children can acquire social skills.

The Teacher Aid (TA) helps deliver the playschool program. The primary role is to
support the teacher working with individual, or groups of, students. The TA works
alongside and under the guidance of the teacher.

The General Duties of the TA are as follows:
  • Deal tactfully with staff, students, parents and the public.
  • Be knowledgeable and supportive of the applicable Board policies.
  • Organize and file a variety of classroom materials and educational aids.
  • Supervise students in the classroom, hallway, play and during recreational activities and outdoor trips. 
  • Supervise learning activities
  • Assist individual and groups of students in performing activities initiated by the teacher.
  • Reinforce learning in small groups or with individuals, while the teacher works with other students.
  • Perform such other duties and tasks as may be required.
Qualifications:
  • Secondary School Graduate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • valid First Aid certificate
  • valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate
  • completed a child intervention record check
  • completed a criminal record check, with a vulnerable sector search.
Additional Information:

This posting will be open until filled.

This is a part-time position at 20 hours per week. The term of the contract is between
September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

The salary for this position will be based on education and experience. Salary range
$15-$20/hour.

This position will be posted open until filled. To apply to this position, please forward
your resume to info@bluequillplayschool.ca

We value diversity and welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Only those
applicants being considered will be contacted. Prior to employment, successful
candidates will be required to submit records check documents.