Educational Assistant

Educational Assistant

LS2 Educational Assistant


Department of Education

Inclusion Support (MSD), Student Achievement and Inclusion

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 37951

Salary(s):   LS2 $44,105.00 – $52,333.00 per year

Closing Date:   August 8, 2021

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions in Winnipeg and may remain in effect for 12 months. This competition may be used to appoint successful candidate(s) to current and future regular, term or acting status appointments subject to staffing approval.

The Department of Education and the Manitoba School for the Deaf are seeking to fill one full time regular Eductational Assistant position. The Manitoba Government has a comprehensive benefit package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave, and a defined pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers).   

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.



  • Education or training related to Deaf and Hard of Hearing children, suitable combinations of training/education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience working with children who have additional needs such as emotional/behavioural challenges, medical conditions, and/or syndromes.
  • Ability to follow and implement goals established by teachers and clinicians. 
  • Ability to implement behaviour strategies to support violent and difficult behaviours.
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment and develop strong working relationships with colleagues and students.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Knowledge of Deaf culture.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL).

The Educational Assistant position works under the direction of the Teacher and the Educational Supervisor with Deaf or Hard of Hearing students who have emotional/behavioural problems with the objective of meeting their academic and specialized programming goals. A detailed position description is available upon request.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 37951

Service Centre 2

Human Resource Services

360-1395 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2

Phone:  204-945-7182

Fax: 204-948-2841


Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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