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Extraordinary Lives Start With a Great Catholic Education

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board (DPCDSB) is a dynamic Catholic school board committed to the delivery of quality educational programs and services from a Catholic faith perspective. DPCDSB, one of Ontario’s largest school boards in Ontario, is comprised of approximately 73,000 students enrolled in 151 schools (125 elementary and 26 secondary) throughout the diverse GTA municipalities of Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon, and Orangeville. DPCDSB employs approximately 8,000 faculty and staff to deliver and support its Catholic educational mission.  We are currently accepting applications for the position of:

Educational Resource Worker

Position Type: Supply Position

Dates: School Year Calendar

Location(s): Board-wide – Multiple Locations

Salary Range : $22.93 per hour

Position Summary

Educational Resource Workers work as collaborative team members to facilitate the inclusion of students with differing abilities/diverse learning needs. The Educational Resource Worker is assigned to a Family of Schools and is accountable to the School Principal and/or Designate. Actual duties are assigned as determined by students needs as per Ministry of Education regulations and Board policies, procedures and practices.

Qualifications and Experience

 Category 3 (Certified):

Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Educational Assistant (EA), or equivalent as deemed by the Employer.
May be required to receive training in CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and/or other emergency techniques.
Ability to work with differing abilities/diverse learning needs, strong interpersonal skills, good communication skills, ability to work as team member, flexibility, high degree of sensitivity and diplomacy, good organizational skills, experience in use of computer technology and/or other communication supports as appropriate, ability to deal with potentially stressful and emergent situations.

Category 1 (Uncertified):

Secondary school diploma with entry level knowledge of Early Childhood Education (ECE) (EA) practices.
1 Year experience working with students with differing abilities/diverse learning needs preferred.
May be required to receive training in CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and/or other emergency techniques.
Ability to work with diverse learners, strong interpersonal skills, good communication skills, ability to work as team member, flexibility, high degree of sensitivity and diplomacy, good organizational skills, experience in use of computer technology, and/or other communication supports as appropriate, ability to deal with potentially stressful and emergent situations.

Candidates must provide:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Diploma/Degree or Transcripts

To be considered for this position please send an e-mail with a letter of interest, along with your resume, fully detailing your experience and qualifications, quoting “Educational Resource Worker”, to: dpcareers@dpcdsb.org.

Visit​www.dpcdsb.org for more details.

ALL new employees will be required to submit a current original criminal background check (CBC) including a “Vulnerable Sector Screening” (VSS) issued within 6 months prior to commencing employment with the Board.

We thank all applicants but be advised that only those under consideration will be contacted.

We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to: • First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples; • members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour or place of origin; • persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities.

If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at (905) 890-0708 extension 24670 to provide your contact information.​Support Services staff will contact you within 2 business days. The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board is an equal opportunity employer. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Visit us at Booth 25 at the Hire Canada Job Fair & Training Expo on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton.

To apply for this job email your details to dpcareers@dpcdsb.org