Temporary Learning Assistant & School Receptionist - Sarah Thompson School | (VF-266)

Temporary Learning Assistant & School Receptionist - Sarah Thompson School | (VF-266)

10 Nov
Rocky View Schools

10 Nov

Rocky View Schools


Company Overview

Rocky View Schools (RVS) serves the educational needs of over 25,000 students within 54 diverse schools. As the fifth largest school jurisdiction in Alberta, RVS balances the development of learner competencies with an ongoing emphasis on literacy and numeracy. We believe all learners deserve to have their needs met through learning communities that value inclusion, diversity, compassion and fairness. In RVS, the best interest of students is at the center of every decision.

The Opportunity

Rocky View Schools invites applications for a temporary, part-time (22 hrs/wk) Learning Assistant position & temporary, part-time (4 hrs/wk) School Receptionist position for a total for (26 hrs/wk)

at Sarah Thompson School starting immediately until January 29, 2021 (with a possibility of extension). Sarah Thompson School is located in Langdon (Chestermere area), and is home to approximately 360 students from grades K-5. For more information regarding this school, please visit their website at https://thompson.rockyview.ab.ca/.

Learning Assistant Responsibilities Include

Under the direction of a teacher, assists students individually, and/or in groups, by carrying out plans and activities as assigned by the teacher

Reinforces strategies as directed by the teacher(s) and identified in Personalized Learning Plan (PLP), Individualized Program Plans (IPP), Behaviour Support Plans (BSP), safety plans, and medical plans, in programming for the diverse needs of the students

Implements behaviour management strategies for students as needed

Contributes to the achievement of students' educational goals and objectives by working with the teacher to create a positive, safe, and optimal learning environment

Supports students with routine personal care activities such as toileting, movement, personal hygiene, eating, drinking and feeding

Supports students' medical needs as directed and in accordance with RVS policies and procedures.


Educational Assistant Certificate or a certificate from a related field

Training in a preventative/de-escalating behaviour course and/or willingness to become certified in divisional programs

One or more years relevant experience preferred

Minimum one (1) year experience working with students with challenging behavior and applying positive behavior support

School Receptionist Responsibilities Include

Operate a switchboard and expedite messages

Welcome the general public and assist with answering questions

Enter data and provide clerical assistance

Collect and collate various school forms


High school diploma or equivalent

Two years previous experience in a clerical position

Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

General knowledge of computer applications in a school environment would be an asset

Rocky View Schools Benefits

6% Vacation Pay

This position does not qualify for benefits or sick time

Professional development and training opportunities

Free parking

The successful candidate must submit a current Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check

Open to: Internal and external applicants

Salary: Learning Assistant starting hourly rate: $20.51; Receptionist starting hourly rate: $19.31

How to Apply

We request all applications be placed through http://rockyview.simplication.com/. Applications must include your cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references.

Quote Job Code: #2942508

Closing Date: On or before November 16, 2020 by 4:30 pm

Rocky View Schools

Human Resources


We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be contacted via email or by phone for an interview. Please ensure your online profile information is up to date so there is no delay in contacting you.

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