Educational Assistant (1.0 maternity leave)

New Heights School and Learning Services is a not-for-profit School and Specialized Service provider for families with autistic/neurodivergent children aged 2 ½ – 20 years. We are a play-based program that utilizes the strengths and interests of each student to address social-emotional and academic goals. Classrooms at New Heights School are multi-grade, with a maximum of 11 students with a consistent Teacher and Educational Assistant teaching team. 

New Heights currently requires one Educational Assistant (1.0) to cover a maternity leave in a high school classroom.

As part of a multidisciplinary team, the Educational Assistant will:

  • Support the students by teaching, using and modeling strategies and tools
  • Collaborate to determine approaches that are most effective for the students
  • Develop and implement engaging strategies and tools to address specified emotional and academic goals
  • Monitor and document students’ progress


  • Post-secondary education (certificate, diploma, and/or degree) in an appropriate discipline
  • Experience working with autistic/neurodivergent youth
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and highly motivated to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • A valid Driver’s License and the use of a vehicle to transport students

Please submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Resumes will be accepted until Friday, October 13th, 2023.

The position starts in December 2023.

All applicant submissions are appreciated, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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