Current Openings

Northern Lights Public Schools is committed to being a progressive and responsible employer which endeavors to attract and retain outstanding employees. We are committed to hiring employees who will work collaboratively with the school community to create a welcoming and engaging learning environment where all students excel and learn. 

Please be advised that resumes and cover letters must be submitted through the Online Career Portal and only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

To apply for advertised positions through our Online Career Portal, please follow the directions below:
Click on the link for the position you would like to apply for below
Click on “Sign Up” (1st time applicant) or “Login” (returning applicant)
Upload your supporting documents (i.e.: Resume)
Click “Apply Now” for the appropriate competition

Please include references with your resume. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Current Openings

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Support Staff Positions TESTING

School Support Staff

Location: Bonnyville Division Office

Competition #: 15797

Open To: Internal & External

Date Posted: March 9th, 2023

Closing Date: Open Ended

Additional Information:

Northern Lights Public Schools is located in the heart of Alberta’s Lakeland region, which offers residents a multitude of outdoor recreation opportunities and stunning displays of the Aurora Borealis. The division is focused on ensuring all students have the opportunity to succeed and has designated numeracy and student mental health and wellness as division priorities. 

Northern Lights Public Schools invites applications for the following position: 

S2223-74 Educational Assistants - Multiple Locations 

These full-time (1.0 fte) and part-time (0.50 fte) positions commence as soon as possible and for the remainder of the 2022-2023 school year. The assignments involve assisting with student educational program needs including social skills, behavior skills, self-help and personal care needs. Training in speech, language and numeracy strategies will be a definite asset. 

Northern Lights Public Schools is seeking 12 Educational Assistants throughout different schools within our division. Full-time positions available at Art Smith Aviation Academy, Cold Lake Elementary School, Ecole Plamondon School, Duclos School (2), and North Star Elementary School (2). Part-time positions available at Ardmore School, Iron River School, Glendon School, Caslan School, Aurora Middle School, Kikino School, and Wandering River School. 

Preference will be given to applicants who have: 

Post-Secondary training and/or experience as an Educational Assistant 

Knowledge and experience with behavioral strategies 

Experience working one-on-one and/or in a classroom setting 

Knowledge of documentation procedures and proficiency with computers 

Knowledge and experience in alternate communications strategies 

Experience assisting students with self-help and personal care needs 

Familiarity with strategies to address different learning styles and experience with Individual Program Plans 

Training and skills that would be an asset include: 

Relative experience in educational assistance, nursing and/or rehabilitation 

SIVA and/or Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training 

How to Apply: 

Interested applicants are required to create and complete all sections of their portfolio through the 'Apply On-Line' link on our website, in the employment section. Check your 'Job Application Log' to confirm that you have successfully applied. This position will remain open until filled. 

The successful candidate will be required to obtain and provide a criminal record check including the vulnerable sector check. Northern Lights Public Schools thanks you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.