Grande Yellowhead Teacher Assistant II

Grande Yellowhead Public School Division No.77
Jasper, AB

Job details

Job type
Shift & schedule
Monday to Friday
Application Details
Cover letter
We are accepting

applications for the following:
Position: Teacher Assistant II

Location: Jasper Junior / Senior High School

Start Date: Immediately


of work: 4 hours per day, Monday to Friday,

inclusive, 10 months per year.

The competition will remain open

until: September 7, 2023, 12:00 noon

Works under the direction

and supervision of the School Principal and/or designate.

The Teacher Assistant II provides

assistance in the classroom and performs student support duties to special

needs students who are physically and/or mentally challenged, have learning

disabilities and/or social, emotional, and behavioral problems.

The duties of this position

are not limited to the listed components, but will encompass 80% of the

assigned duties on a regular basis.

Acts as an integral part of the IEP (Individual Education Plan)

team, providing support to the student on identified objectives.

Acts as a liaison between students and professionals, providing

information to relevant staff regarding student specific program needs and

progress (i.e. School and Divisional personnel, health care and other outside

services providers).

May accompany students on outings within the community and

transport students as required.

Will administer necessary medications in accordance with GYPSD


Will assist and/or provide personal and physical care as required.

May be required to employ physical restraint if safety concerns


Maintains up-to-date anecdotal records of student’s behavior and

program progress.

Provides direct educational support to students in various

classroom and other school-related activities.

Uses computers and other specialized equipment to provide support.

May monitor students’ daily arrival, dismissal, class changes, and

lunchroom/playground activities.

Monitors class and/or students when the teacher is temporarily out

of the room.

Reports safety and discipline concerns to the teacher and/or Principal.

Supports students in the development of life-long learning,

self-esteem, personal skills and interests.

May assist with the behavioral management of students.

Performs other assigned duties that are within the area of

knowledge and skills required by the job description.

Completion of grade 12 diploma or equivalent.

May require a valid Class 5 Driver’s license.

Technology and computer related skills.

May require specialized training and/or experience dependent on


Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Ability to work with minimal supervision and as a team player.

Physical ability to perform the required duties.

In accordance with Board Policy, the successful applicant will be

required to provide the following:
Vulnerable Sector Check

Child Welfare Record Check

Evidence of a Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent

Please submit the following:

cover letter and resume


resume must highlight professional qualifications, relevant training and



include a list of three references with permission for Grande Yellowhead Public

School Division to contact any or all references.

We thank all applicants for their interest however;

we will contact only those selected for interviews.