Support Staff

Library / Educational Assistant

School & Student Support

Location: Rainbow Lake School

Competition #: 14826

Date Posted: June 13th, 2022

Closing Date: Open Ended

Additional Information:

Rainbow Lake School is hiring a Library / Educational Assistant for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year.  

This position combines two part-time roles as Library Assistant and Educational Assistant into one full-time position.  


Start Date:  September 6, 2022                 Hours:  30 hours (15 hours per role)


Library Assistant Role

The Library Assistant is responsible to maintain the school library and help students and staff access library resources.  

Duties will include:

  • Circulation Desk-scan library materials in and out
  • Book repair and collection of overdue books
  • Maintain a library budget and year-end inventory
  • Purchase and catalogue new books, and multimedia materials
  • Keep the library attractive and tidy, including displays and bulletin boards
  • Assist with the planning and organization of author visits
  • Assist students with technology when referencing or doing research
  • Promote Literacy within the school


Educational Assistant Role

The Educational Assistant will be part of a school team effectively supporting students in the Divisional priorities of Numeracy, Literacy, and Connectivity.  Educational Assistants work with students in classrooms, individually, and in small groups as directed by School Administration. 

Schools within the Fort Vermilion School Division follow an inclusive education model.  Students with diverse learning needs are included within the regular classroom setting wherever possible.  Targeted and specialized supports and services are provided as required by individual students either within the regular classroom or in a specialized setting.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Diploma
  • Post-secondary courses or library related experience
  • Computer experience or training in Microsoft Office and Google programs
  • Educational Assistant Certificate or equivalent
  • Knowledge or understanding of the following: mathematics at the k-9 grade levels, the science of reading, and social emotional supports for children
  • Experience working with students in a school setting
  • An ability to work collaboratively with school staff and parents in a confidential manner
  • Evidence of successfully passing the Police-Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC)
  • Evidence of successfully passing the Alberta Children’s Services Intervention Record Check (IRC) if you have/had children


Salary & Benefits:

  • $20.54 to $30.14 per hour, depending upon qualifications and experience
  • Benefits will be provided after the mandatory 3-month probationary period is successfully completed


Application must include:  A cover letter, resume, and a minimum of 2 references


Vulnerable Sector Check & Intervention Record Check:

  • The VSC dated within 6 months, may follow your application, and must be presented as a condition of employment
  • The IRC dated within 6 months, may follow your application and must be presented as a condition of employment only if it is applicable to you 
  • Click here for more VSC / IRC information


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Deadline:  Open until filled