Casual Educational Assistant

  • Part Time
  • Greater Hamilton Area
  • 20.47 - 26.86 per hour CAD / Year
  • Applications have closed.

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

Casual Educational Assistant As a Casual Educational Assistant, you will work on call in short-term and long-term assignments at multiple schools throughout the diverse communities of Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board including Hamilton Mountain, Hamilton Downtown, Waterdown, Flamborough, Dundas, Ancaster, Mount Hope, Binbrook, Stoney Creek and Winona. As a member of a multidisciplinary team of professionals, you will provide a range of supportive interventions for students who exhibit self-regulation, social, emotional, physical, and/or medical needs.

Job Requirements Your diploma as an Educational Assistant, Child and Youth Worker, Developmental Services Worker, or Social Service Worker is supported by cultural and ability sensitivity, related experience supporting individuals with special needs, and the ability to perform physical tasks including dressing, feeding, lifting/re-positioning, transfers, toileting, and diapering. You also have training in one or more of the following areas: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Autism Spectrum Disorder, assistive technology, sign language, First Aid and CPR.

How to Apply

Please apply directly on our HWDSB Careers page. Mail-in applications will not be processed.

When applying to on our HWDSB Careers page, your application package must include:

  • Resume

Method of interview: Panel interviews via MS Teams platform.

Posting close date: April 21, 2024

Tentative interview dates: May 2, 3, 2024

Start date: Successful candidates will be eligible to be placed in long-term assignments or pick up casual work immediately.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


Employment Equity Statement Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is committed to building inclusive learning and working environments where students see themselves reflected in the curriculum, staff population, physical surroundings and the broader community. HWDSB’s mission is to empower students to learn and grow to their full potential in a diverse world. Guided by this mission, HWDSB strives to build a workforce that embodies the values of human rights, equity, diversity and inclusion, while reflecting and welcoming the diverse and distinct identities, experiences and needs of our students and our communities. HWDSB seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, and who will contribute to the vision of creating inclusive and equitable outcomes. HWDSB especially invites and welcomes applications from: Indigenous Peoples (e.g. First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples;) Members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin; (e.g. Black and racialized communities, immigrant communities, etc.) Persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities; Persons who identify as women; and Persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. (i.e. Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+) As part of HWDSB’s commitment to employment equity and removing barriers to groups that have faced and continue to face barriers in employment, we invite all applicants to complete a voluntary question(s) that collects identity-based information. The voluntary question(s) is on the Apply to Education application page for this position. HWDSB is committed to providing accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process, based on any human rights protected grounds. If you require accommodation, please notify us in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs. Land Acknowledgement HWDSB is located on ancestral Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Confederacy land as determined by the Dish with One Spoon treaty. The Dish with One Spoon wampum belt represents the treaty relationship between the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and Anishinaabe with respect to sharing the land and resources thereon. The intent of this agreement is for all nations sharing this territory to do so responsibly, respectfully and sustainably in perpetuity. We respect the longstanding relationships with the local Indigenous communities, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and the Six Nations of the Grand River. Applicant Self-Identification Form The information collected on this form is used to monitor HWDSB’s progress toward our equity goals including our commitment to diversity in HWDSB recruitment and hiring practices. We are committed to the security and confidentiality of information under our control, and to the protection of privacy with respect to personal and confidential information that is collected, used, disclosed and retained in the system (Policy 1.6 – Privacy). Information on this form is collected pursuant to Ontario’s Education Equity Action Plan (Ministry of Education) and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). Access to this form is restricted to specific individuals in Human Resources. The Research and Analytics Department will use aggregate data from all the forms (not individual data) for internal reporting. Their access and use of the data is governed by MFIPPA and ethical research practices. Applicant Self-Identification Forms will be maintained in the Human Resources job competition file and securely destroyed 1 year after the job posting for candidates not selected for an interview and 6 years after the job posting for candidates interviewed, in accordance with general records retention principles. If you prefer not to answer any of the questions, you can select “prefer not to answer”. This in no way affects your application or the applicant selection process. If you have questions or concerns about this form please contact