Casual Educational Assistants


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The Board is seeking Educational Assistants (both Special Education Assistants and Early Years Assistants) for its casual, on-call lists.

Under the supervision of the school principal, the education assistant performs a variety of duties to support student(s) within a school setting.

LOCATIONS: Various schools in:

  • Blind River
  • Elliot Lake
  • Espanola 
  • Massey
  • Chapleau
  • Hornepayne
  • Wawa
  • White River
  • Sault Ste. Marie


  • Supports assigned students with behavioural, communication, intellectual, physical, and/or multiple exceptionalities—one-on-one, small group, mainstream, co-op program, and/or special education classroom
  • Implements special program for assigned students with Individual Education Plans provided by classroom teacher and learning resource teacher—academic, activity-based learning, and life skills
  • Guides students with materials and activities
  • Operates functional devices such as chairs, lifts, standers
  • Guides, monitors, and directs assigned students during arrival and departure, indoor and outdoor school activities, field trips, washroom routines, lunchtime activities, dressing, and other personal/self-care activities to ensure safety and well-being


  • One of:
    • Child and Youth Care Diploma
    • Developmental Service Worker Diploma
    • Early Childhood Education Diploma
    • Personal Support Worker Diploma
    • Teacher’s Aide Certificate
    • Relevant experience working with students with special needs
  • Ability to work and relate effectively with children
  • Capable of performing lifting and restraining


$30.12/hour – Special Education Assistant
$26.08/hour – Early Years Assistant

Please note, the position title must be included in the subject line of your email, in order to be considered for this position.  Please submit your cover letter and résumé to


THIS BOARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: In compliance with the Ontario with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board is committed to providing accommodations to persons with disabilities.  The Board will take into account the person’s ability to access information and will provide the information contained in Board-produced public documents in a format that meets those needs as agreed upon with the person.  Please contact the Human Resources Department at 705-945-5610 prior to the posting closing date so that appropriate arrangement can be made.