Supply Education Assistant

  • Toronto Catholic District School Board
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Apr 23, 2024

Job Description



Daily Rate of Pay: $165.53

Working Hours: 6 hours, 40 minutes/day, excluding unpaid lunch break

Our Vision:

At the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB), we grow in knowledge, with justice and hope. The TCDSB is an inclusive Catholic learning community that nurtures faith development and academic excellence through the love of God, neighbour, and self. We fully engage students in learning that supports their academic, spiritual, socio-emotional, and physical growth and development. At Toronto Catholic, we have a long and distinguished history of providing excellence in Catholic education for the Toronto community. Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations, Our Catholic Values and the Board’s Pastoral Plans are foundational to our exemplary approach to teaching and learning in the 21st Century.

The TCDSB is proud to be a significant part of the fabric of publicly funded Catholic education in the province of Ontario. We serve approximately 84,000 students in nearly 200 Catholic schools in the City of Toronto and represent close to 475,000 Catholic school supporters.

With a staff of 14,000, the Toronto Catholic is a dynamic school board and is accepting applications for the position of Supply Education Assistant on an ongoing basis. The TCDSB maintains a roster of temporary/casual staff for assignment to cover employee absences. Supply staff are assigned from a pool on an as-needed basis.

The primary function of an Education Assistant is to provide assistance to students in the areas of spiritual, education, social, behavioural and physical needs. The position will often require-heavy lifting. Special programs encountered in the classroom include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Behavioural
  • Speech
  • Hearing (sign language)
  • Learning disabilities
  • Developmentally delayed
  • Multiple handicapped
  • Multiple Exceptionalities

Please note the following are required for consideration:

  • Grade 12 Ontario, or equivalent. Preference will be given to those that hold an Education Assistant Diploma, a Child and Youth Worker Diploma, or a Child and Youth Care Diploma.
  • Pastoral Reference Letter from a Roman Catholic Parish, indicating you are a practicing Roman Catholic (dated within the past 12 months), or a Baptismal Certificate from a Roman Catholic Church. (Note that a positive pastoral reference will be required to be considered for a permanent position).
  • Resume and Cover Letter addressed to the Sr. Manager of Recruitment, Human Resources.


Diversity and Inclusion:

The TCDSB is committed to fostering a diverse workforce. We especially welcome applications from individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, including but not limited to, those who are Indigenous, Black, 2SLGBTQ+, and racialized. You are invited to voluntarily indicate if you identify as such a person. This information will be kept confidential.

Barrier-Free Recruitment and Selection:

The TCDSB is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the TCDSB Fair Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.

Applications are to be submitted online through Apply To Education.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.