Educational assistants

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Apply to have your name placed on a list of qualified applicants for hire in Whitehorse elementary and secondary schools.

Role of the Educational Assistant 
Pay range 

Qualifications and experience

  • Grade 12 graduation or equivalent
  • Experience working with youth
  • Experience working with youth with special needs would be an asset
  • Post-secondary training as Educational Assistant / Exceptionality Worker Program, Special Education Assistant certificate or related area would be an asset
  • Fluently bilingual in English and French would be an asset

Desired knowledge, skills and suitability

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, teachers and parents
  • Adaptability to cope with a wide variety of situations
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility to undertake a variety of assignments
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Job requirements

  • Basic or standard first aid certificate or a willingness to complete in 3 months
  • Security clearance


Send your cover letter and resume along with three references to Student Support Services.

In Person: 1000 Lewes Boulevard, Whitehorse
Fax:  393-6423

Student Support Services

Yukon Education
1000 Lewes Boulevard
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6

Phone: 867-667-8000
Toll free (In Yukon):  1-800-661-0408, local 8000
Fax: 867-393-6423

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