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Supply Educational Assistants – Special Education


Job Type

10-month, temporary

Staff Group



At Edmonton Public Schools, our vision is to transform the learners of today into the leaders of tomorrow.   If you picture yourself working with students and making a significant difference in their lives, Edmonton Public Schools offers exciting employment opportunities.  As a Supply Support Staff member, you will embark on a rewarding career path that offers flexibility, variety and opportunities to learn and grow professionally.  

Although the number of hours per week cannot be guaranteed, due to significant shortages of educational assistants, those individuals willing to accept assignments throughout the City of Edmonton can expect regular work.  Excellent opportunities also exist for those seeking permanent employment.  An excellent benefit package is provided to staff who receives long term assignments beyond 25 days in duration.



Providing support for students who require specialized supports and services including deaf or hard of hearing, developmental delays, behaviour difficulties, autism, physical and learning challenges, and medical conditions.


One-year related program; one year related experience with students or clients who have special needs; excellent communication both verbal and written; superb interpersonal, time management and organizational skills.

Equivalencies to the above qualifications will be considered.


Rate of Pay

$17.65 - $20.66 per hour.

Hours of Work

Up to 7 hours per day, Monday – Friday.

How to Apply

Please submit resumé and cover letter by e-mail (in Word or PDF format) to hrbusiness@epsb.ca. These positions are covered by a collective agreement between CUPE Locals 3550 and the Board of Trustees.

About Edmonton Public Schools

Edmonton Public Schools is the second largest school district in Alberta, with over 7,500 staff focused on meeting the diverse needs of more than 92,000 students across 202 schools and education sites. Our Vision is to transform the learners of today into the leaders of tomorrow. We inspire student success through high quality learning opportunities, supported by meaningfully engaged students, parents, staff and community. The District’s cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity support us in achieving our Vision and Mission.

Our District is committed to excellence and hires based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted. Prior to employment, successful candidates will be required to submit records check documents.