Flex Academy, CEA/Education Assistant

Website Flex Academy

In this Christ-focused, campus-based program, we are combining the best of classroom experience with the versatility of online tools to develop a hybrid model of education that makes education as expansive and flexible as possible.

HCOS: Flex Academy is a new JK-12 campus school in Kelowna, BC that opens for student enrollments in January 2023 and is set to be in session for September 2023.

In this Christ-focused, campus-based program, we are combining the best of classroom experience with the versatility of online tools to develop a hybrid model of education that makes education as expansive and flexible as possible. We are building a dream team of teachers, support staff, and administrative leaders that exemplify innovative thinking, relational drive, and courageous connection.

Flex Academy, a division of HCOS, has an opening for CEA/Education Assistants. This is an onsite, part-time or full-time position depending on certification and student needs. The purpose is to support the student(s) assigned to them in collaboration with the classroom teachers. CEA/EAs provide program support, behavior and academic interventions, and encouragement to promote student success based on a student’s individualized goals.

As the CEA/Education Assistant your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Provide the social, spiritual, and academic learning needs of students, providing mentorship to whole person
  • Connect with students individually or in small groups
  • Collaborate with teaching staff to support delivery of personalized learning opportunities
  • Collaborate with other departments as necessary
  • Build relationships with families, teachers and EA’s
  • Maintaining daily communication with students, families, staff and other stakeholders
  • Support SE Department and teaching staff with delivery of IEP’s
  • Attend school field trips
  • Ensure safety standards are upheld, according to school policies

We are looking for someone who has the following qualities:

  • Demonstrated commitment and lifestyle reflective of KCCS Foundational Beliefs
  • Background working in Education, EA Support, Behavior Intervention, or with children, youth
  • EAs may hold a valid Certified Educational Assistant certificate (or training in process)
  • Demonstrate alignment with the following attitudes and attributes:
    • Alignment with our Biblical Attributes & demonstrates a commitment to, and a lifestyle reflective of, the KCCS Foundational Beliefs
    • Collaborative and team-oriented
      • Demonstrated alignment in supporting team goals over individual aims
      • Teachable, humble, self-reflective, and encouraging
    • Creative and Innovative
      • Intrinsically motivated, diligent, adaptable, and solutions-oriented
      • Eager to think beyond traditional modalities of education to be a part of creating something new
    • Relationally Competent
  • Experience in differentiating learning for students of various proficiency levels
  • Ability to manage, change, and adapt to varied workloads in a start-up environment
  • Skilled in conflict-resolution
  • Excellent relational communication skills
  • Excellent critical thinking and organizational skills
  • Flexible, creative, and supportive attitude toward innovation and change
  • Technologically proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook), Google Drive, Zoom, etc

What we offer:

  • .5-1.0 FTE depending on position
  • Competitive wage $20.10 – $26.60, depending upon certification
  • Benefits:
    • Life Insurance & Dependent Life Insurance,
    • Long Term Disability
    • Extended Health and Benefits
    • Health Spending Account
    • Employee and Family Support Program
    • RRSP Match program

Please apply online CEA/EA Application or by copying and pasting the following link into your browser https://forms.kccnet.ca/view.php?id=706627

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply for this job please visit forms.kccnet.ca.