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Education Assistant

If you love working with children and teens; if you enjoy working as a team member; and if you enjoy working in the dynamic, challenging, and creative setting of schools, then our Education Assistant program may be for you! Your days will be filled with challenges, the joys of learning, and the assisting of others to achieve their individual goals.

Education Assistants are vital members of the educational team, supporting students with special and diverse learning needs from kindergarten through Grade 12 in Alberta schools. Under the direction of professional staff, Education Assistants provide personal care, behavioral and learning support. Education Assistants also facilitate inclusion, communication, and social interaction. The job of an Education Assistant is extremely rewarding.


In addition to the General Admission Requirements, applicants must prove high English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply:

High School Diploma with ELA 30-1, Math 30-1 or 30-2 with pass mark of at least 60%

And satisfactory interview with EWC representative.


For mature students who are above 18, Entrance examination (Scholastic Level Examination will be given)

And satisfactory interview with EWC representative.

Criminal Record review issued by Calgary Police Service. To be requested once an offer of admission has been made.

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