Job Summary

The Education Assistant, under the direction of the Education Director, will primarily be responsible to address the teachers needs attainting to student questions, focusing on areas of greatest difficulty or challenge as well as any other needs that the Teacher may need assistance with.


  • Attention to Detail – Attends to details and pursues quality in the accomplishment of tasks, regardless of the volume of duties encountered.
  • Communication – Expresses and transmits information with consistency and clarity.
  • Compassionate – Shows concern and empathy in a supportive manner to Students
  • Continuous Improvement – Strives to improve job responsibilities through developing skills and increasing knowledge.
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Promotes an inclusive environment exemplified by understanding all cultural groups.
  • Organization – Able to create or maintain processes to ensure all relevant information or tools are easily accessible.
  • Time Management – Balances a myriad of tasks; prioritizes duties as needed.

Job Duties

  • Address student questions, focusing on areas of greatest difficulty
  • Collaborate with other teachers and the education director
  • Conduct assessment of students’ behavioural needs
  • Ensure compliance with school policies, procedures, and best practices
  • Generate excitement about key concepts and areas of study
  • Act as a positive role model
  • Maintain a safe, clean, welcoming, and positive learning environment at all times
  • Monitor the safety of students and address any issues relating to harassment, bullying, or discrimination
  • Participate in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills
  • Promote regular school attendance and address truancy issues with students, parents, and/or other teachers
  • Provide students with moral support and encouragement
  • Report evidence of child abuse, neglect, self-harm, substance abuse, or other related issues in accordance with school policy
  • Respond to parent, teacher, and/or student inquiries

Job Requirements

  • Grade 12 or GED
  • Broad knowledge of teaching methods
  • Ability to recognize individual learning styles and the characteristics of learners
  • Ability to effectively interact with and relate to children in a developmentally appropriate manner
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Clean vulnerable sector check
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private information with tact and discretion

Final Submissions due October 4th 2019

Salary: Commensurate with experience. PFT  3-month probationary period.

 This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period.  POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Please send resume along with three work related references to:

Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer             or drop off at:          Big Grassy Band Office

Big Grassy River First Nation                                                                     410 Anishinabe Way

P.O. Box 414                                                                                     Big Grassy River F.N.

Morson, Ontario P0W 1J0

Fax – 807-488-5533                                                      

Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.

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