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Position: One-to-One Learning Assistant 

Division: Learning Support 

Contract: full-time, fixed term per School Year (Aug-Jun)


Position overview:

The position involves supporting a student with intensive learning needs in a One-to-One model, in order to help the student be successful in the school environment. The One-to-One Assistant will provide Pedagogical support for the student in grade-level and learning support classes, under the guidance and supervision of the Learning Support Staff. He/she will be the primary support for the student by providing one-to-one assistance during the school day to access the curriculum, complete course/classroom activities, work and assignments, monitor and maintain appropriate behavior. The One-to-One Learning Assistant will use resources, routines and procedures to provide a respectful, positive, safe, and student-centered environment that is conducive to learning. Training opportunities will be provided.


Key responsibilities:

  • helping student to attend to tasks, and maintain focus in order to finish work; clarifying, explaining and breaking down tasks;

  • assisting in all curricular and non-curricular areas taking into consideration the student’s learning profile;

  • assisting in the management and development of the student’s social and emotional interactions;

  • using appropriate methods to promote/reinforce the student’s self-esteem and meta-cognitive awareness; 

  • assisting the student’s Teachers with arranging the classroom and materials to maximize learning ensuring student safety during the school day;

  • monitoring and documenting student performance;

  • providing feedback regarding the student’s progress to the Learning Support Team, classroom/subject teacher.


Qualifications Required:

  • BA degree, education/pedagogy studies preferred;

  • strong communication skills in English, including reading and writing;

  • experience working in an educational setting or with children preferred;

  • experience with or training in supporting students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities preferred;

  • strong interpersonal skills, ability to work well with both adults and children;

  • ability to use job related technology and software applications;

  • ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others as part of a team; 

  • good organizational skills and the ability to multitask;

  • patience and passion for teaching.


The posting is an open, standing position which will be filled as needed. Applications are welcome at any time and will be kept on file for when a position becomes available.  For internal candidates, you may apply and this position would be considered a special assignment. In the event that the student leaves and/or at the end of the fixed term contract, internal candidates would return to a comparable position without loss of seniority. 





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