Hiring Relief support assistant | $40.85 hourly

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Government of the Northwest Territories’ Sahtu District Education Council based in Norman Wells, NT is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Relief support assistant. Government of the Northwest Territories’ Sahtu District Education Council oversees educational initiatives within the Sahtu region. It collaborates with schools, communities, and stakeholders to enhance education quality and accessibility. Through curriculum development and student support programs, it fosters academic excellence and cultural preservation. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Government of the Northwest Territories
Department: Sahtu District Education Council
Position: Relief support assistant
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $34.20 – $40.85 hourly
Employment Type: On Demand/Regular
Location: Norman Wells, NT, Canada
Job ID: 24875


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have educational qualifications such as a High School/Secondary School diploma
Experience: Candidates should have related experience in an educational environment

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have knowledge relating to child development, disabilities, and other challenges faced by students, as well as the effects of living with a disability or challenge
  • The candidates should possess knowledge of formal and informal learning strategies and inclusive schooling philosophies and possess planning and organization, as well as time management skills
  • The candidates should demonstrate the ability to provide instruction in core academic subjects (reading, writing, mathematics) to students in a wide range of grade levels
  • The candidates should have the ability to read and comprehend appropriate materials, including reading and mathematics textbooks, and have a basic understanding of teaching, instruction, and classroom management techniques
  • The candidates should be able to acquire knowledge of the goals, objectives, and operations of the school and DEA (District Education Authority), as well as the local people and culture
  • The candidates should demonstrate interpersonal and verbal, written, and listening communication skills and have the ability to acquire knowledge relating to community resources and services
  • The candidates should be able to read and understand instructions, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), meeting minutes, and communications


  • The candidates should be able to provide assistance with implementing specialized and modified learning and education activities to provide a positive learning experience for students with diverse needs
  • The candidates should be able to work with designated students either individually or in small groups to provide academic assistance
  • The candidates should be able to work under the supervision of the Principal, Program Support Teacher, and/or Classroom Teachers
  • The candidates should be able to provide support services that have a direct impact on students and their families, increasing the likelihood of students remaining in the education system and gaining the skills required for success in life
  • The candidates should be able to provide support services within the classroom to ensure that students receive the required level of attention from the Classroom Teacher or another adult in the room
  • The candidates should be able to supervise students within their homes to assist with scheduled school activities


  • The candidates will get plus an annual Northern Allowance

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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