Temporary Eductional Assistant / Interpreter

School Board Burlington Halton Catholic District School Board
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Temporary Eductional Assistant / Interpreter

Competition Number

EA Interpreter - 1

Job Summary

This is a temporary position consisting of 34.6 hours per week with duties effective immediately, and terminating no later than June, 2021. Hours are subject to change based on needs.

Job Description

Educational Assistants provide support to students with special needs. Educational Assistants must be willing and have the physical ability to support students with many diverse needs.As instructed by the classroom teacher, duties include (but are not limited to) providing sign language or oral interpreting and/or note taking services in the classroom for a student with hearing loss; assist the deaf student with appropriate communication methods; assist with the implementation of program expectations outlined and directed by the classroom teacher, special education teacher and itinerant teacher; monitor the use and maintenance of personal or classroom amplification systems; assist in preparing materials and notes in conjunction with the appropriate teachers; assist in classroom activities and excursions.

Position Type

Full Time (Temporary)


Community College Diploma/Interpreting Certificate.Ability to sign curriculum needs and foster social interaction within the class and school community.Knowledge regarding the culture of people who are deaf and hard of hearing.Demonstrated successful experience supporting individuals with special needs.Excellent reading, writing, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

Documentation Required

To be considered for this position, please submit an updated resume, detailing your experience and qualifications to the following e-mail address: CUPE5200ea@hcdsb.org no later than December 18th, 2020. Please note that resumes sent to any other e-mail address or by fax or mail will not be considered.

Salary Information

As per the Collective Agreement ($23.13)An annual allowance of $4,755.24 is paid to qualified Educational Assistants working as an Educational Assistant with American Sign Language Interpreter responsibilities. This allowance is only paid when an Educational Assistant is assigned interpreter duties based on an entire school year. Relative qualifications and eligibility will be determined solely by the Board.

Posting Start Date

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Posting End Date

Friday, December 18, 2020

Position Contact

C. Milanczak
Recruitment Officer, Support Staff, Human Resources Services
Halton Catholic District School Board
802 Drury Lane
Burlington, OntarioL7R 4L3

Questions about this posting can be submitted via email to:Cupe5200ea@hcdsb.org

Application Information

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The Halton Catholic District School Board will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If you are selected to participate in our recruitment process, please inform our Human Resources Staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

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