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Job Posting: Certified Education Assistant

Organization Background

The Splatsin are the most southern tribe of the Shuswap Nation, the largest Interior Salish speaking First Nation in Canada whose aboriginal territory stretches from the BC/Alberta border near the Yellowhead Pass to the plateau west of the Fraser River, southeast to the Arrow Lakes and to the upper reaches of the Columbia River. Shihiya School is currently recruiting a Certified Education Assistant to join our team of professionals. 

Position Purpose

Splatsin is seeking an experienced Certified Education Assistant to join Shihiya School. Working 35 hours per week, this position is responsible for assisting the classroom teacher and students in all areas inside and outside the classroom. As the Shihiya Certified Education Assistant, you will be following the classroom teacher’s instructions, implementing programs as well as providing supervision at all times including recess and lunch.  You will assist individual students and work with small groups under the direction of the classroom teacher all while maintaining confidentiality.  You will also be carrying out programs provided by professionals (Speech Pathologist, OT).

To be selected, you must have a valid Certificate from an Education Assistant Program and experience working with children in a variety of situations. You must have an understanding and experience working within a multi-cultural environment. This position is right for you if you have strong communication and interpersonal skills, be flexible, positive and a self-starter who enjoys working on a team.  Previous experience working with first nations people and knowledge of the Splatsin community are highly valued. 

Interested candidates can send their resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Splatsin First Nation
PO Box 460
Enderby B.C.
V0E 1V0

Or e-mail [email protected]

Or fax application to 250-838-2131 Attention: Human Resources


We thank you in advance for your interest.  No phone calls please.

Pursuant to section 16 of the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference may be given to applicants of aboriginal ancestry.

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