The Educational Assistant, an integral member of the
student's educational team, will work under the direct supervision of the
Principal and may be directed by the classroom teacher and/or learning resource
teacher. The Educational Assistant’s specific responsibilities will be
identified, using this list as a guide, by the Principal based on student
The Educational Assistant is directly responsible and accountable
to the Principal.A. Fostering
Educational Assistant communicates effectively to ensure strong relationships
with all stakeholders by:
a positive attitude towards their role;
cooperatively and collaboratively with others.B. Supporting
the Learning Community
the decisions made by the Principal in an ethical framework by:
student behavior and task performance through documentation and communication
out recommendations of teachers and other professionals as approved in the
individual program plan.
to the teacher situational factors which may affect the instructional program
of the student(s).
independently, organizing and using time effectively while maintaining
within the procedures and processes of the school and division.
in school and classroom routines and procedures as directed. and participating
in supervision as required.
other related duties as assigned by the Principal.C. Supporting
the school and division policies and processes as they align with provincial
legislation and regulations by:
the teacher’s responsibility to plan instructional activities for all students
and to communicate with parents.
students in achieving their learning goals (individually or in small groups) as
identified in the individual program plan.
oneself in a professional and ethical manner.
punctuality and appropriate dress for the school setting.
the ability to take and follow direction.
to improve his/her effectiveness, expertise and job related skills.
ReferencesSaskatchewan Education Act 1995
Sections 85, 87,109, 175Horizon School Division Board Policy Handbook
, Policy 15 Saskatchewan Employment ActFreedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Professional Practice Competencies for School Leaders
November 4, 2016