Educational Assistant(s)

Oneida Nation of the Thamews

TERM: Temporary Full-Time, 2020-2021 School Term, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., possibility of Permanent Full-Time effective September 2021


DEPARTMENT: Standing Stone School


SALARY: TBD – Based on experience and education


POSTING DATE: April 6, 2021


CLOSING DATE: April 19, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.


Job Summary:

As part of the educational support team at Standing Stone School, you will provide one-on-one educational, socio-emotional or mental health support for one student.

Oneida Nation of the Thames provides attractive employment opportunities in a small, community supported school setting.  Oneida Nation of the Thames is a First Nations Settlement located near the city of London, Ontario.   Standing Stone School offers a Full Day Kindergarten – Grade 6 program serving approximately 200 students.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assists in improving student learning experiences and outcomes;
  2. Assists in application of specialized environments and learning strategies for those students requiring varying levels of additional support;
  3. Track student progress regularly and supports student learning;
  4. Assists in directing each student’s specialized education program, consistently emphasizing student strengths and gifts, while implementing modifications and/or accommodations to the approved curriculum within specific subject areas;
  5. Apply early interventions, observation, and positive reinforcement;
  6. All tasks are based on student needs.

This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive.


Skills and Knowledge:

  1. Behaviour Management System (BMS) Training;
  2. ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) Training;
  3. Special Education Programs, interventions and outcomes;
  4. Flexible, goal oriented, problem solver;
  5. Adaptability from working as part of a team to following through with independent task instructions;
  6. Detail oriented and able to manage personal time so as to be ready when students arrive;
  7. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.



  1. Background in primary and junior educational settings, preferred;
  2. Experience working with individuals with special needs, such as a developmental support worker, educational assistant or similar experience, preferred;
  3. Experience with First Nations Education systems is



  1. The successful applicant will provide a current VS-CPIC, at own expense, prior to starting employment;
  2. The successful applicant will submit an up-to-date Immunization Record, including a TB Test, at own expense, prior to starting employment;
  3. The successful applicant will provide photocopies of applicable education qualifications.



  1. Cover Letter;
  2. Resume;
  3. Three (3) supervisory references (names, titles and telephone numbers only).


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  • All applications will be screened according to the above qualifications, including a full and complete application as requested.
  • Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • A registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16(1) of the Human Rights Act, is a preference.
  • Where non-Aboriginal employees have accepted, as a term of their employment, that they may be displaced in preference to an Aboriginal candidate, the Oneida Nation of the Thames must still treat the non-Aboriginal employee in a fair and reasonable manner, by for example, ensuring that adequate notice of termination is given. It is not acceptable to dismiss a permanent employee in favour of an Aboriginal employee if no preferential policy or practice was in place at the time of the permanent hiring.
  • Oneida Nation is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require accommodations, please contact Human Resources.


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