School Assistant

We are seeking an energetic, full time School Assistant who is self-motivated, organized, flexible, and enthusiastic. The job hours are from 8:00 – 4:00 Monday to Friday, with potential opportunities to work in day camps over school breaks. The position is approximately split in half between office support, and classroom assistance. The compensation is $20/hr.

Job requirements:

  • Is a Canadian resident and is legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Holds or is willing to complete a CRRA Criminal Record Review
  • Holds or is willing to obtain First Aid Certification
  • Experience working with 4 to 8 year old children
  • Experience working on a team with flexibility and enthusiasm
  • Is fluent in English and has excellent communication skills
  • Is able to work productively with minimum supervision
  • Is able to multi-task and be organized in busy environment
  • Models professional conduct (dress, speech, and manners)
  • Holds an Educational Assistant, Early Childhood Educator, or ECE Assistant certification


  • Establish and maintain positive daily communication with children and families
  • Respond to inquiries by phone and email
  • Organize and file information
  • Help maintain a well-supplied and warm environment
  • Interact with and assist students in everyday school activities
  • Supervise students during lunch hours, walking to and from parks, on field trips, and to after school care, etc.
  • Assist Claren Academy teachers and staff with clerical tasks

To apply, please forward résumé and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line
“Application: School Assistant.” Applications must be received by Thursday, February 7th.

We look forward to hearing from you!