Temporary EA :: ALM

START DATE:  January 8, 2018 to June 29, 2018
SALARY:  $24.71 per hour; $26.07 per hour with recognized formal Education Assistant training
HOURS OF WORK:  Two (2) hours per day, five (5) days per week

The Education Assistant performs a variety of duties related to working with students and the preparation of teaching materials.  This position works under the supervision of the Principal and will in the course of duties take direction from individual teachers.


  • Grade 12 graduation preferably supplemented by courses in Special Education.
  • One to two years of formal training beyond graduation, in a field related to the assignment.
  • Experience working with a student with down syndrome preferred.
  • Ability to work with students in an instructional setting.
  • Ability to use courtesy and tact in the exploration and discussion of information with internal contracts.
  • Ability to use judgement in applying rules and procedures.
  • Knowledge of behaviour management techniques and task analysis techniques desirable.
  • Basic skills in computer operations.
  • Operate equipment such as photocopying machines, audiovisual equipment, typewriter, laminator and binding machine.
  • Recognize and respect the confidential nature of all information related to students, parents and staff.

Please forward applications to:

Selection Committee
School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii)
PO Box 69
Village of Queen Charlotte, BC V0T 1S0
Facsimile:  (250) 559-8849
E-mail:  hr@sd50.bc.ca

 Application Deadline: December 21, 2017 at 3:00 PM

~ Printer Friendly Version ~

School Counsellor Newsletter :: Caring for ourselves and others over the holidays

In a time of year that tends to be filled with expectations, plans, and caring for our loved ones, it is important that we take the time to look after ourselves too. The holidays can be fun and for a variety of reasons they can also be stressful. When we care for our own light, we brighten the world around us.

Please open the following printer friendly document to view the newsletter.

Urgent Notice

Due to the recent passing of Chinnie William Robin Brown, the Board of Education’s Regular Board meeting will be postponed to provide Trustees and staff the ability to attend the funeral being held on October 23rd.   The board meeting will be held on October 30, 2017 at Sk’aadgaa Naay Elementary beginning at 6:00 PM.  The board sends our deepest condolences to Trustee Brown and his family.

Teachers Teaching on Call

School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii) requires the services of Teachers Teaching On Call. The district hires both certified teachers and non-certified substitutes to replace regular teachers when they are absent. Individual assignments may last from half days to a few weeks.

Individuals with a positive attitude, highly motivated, flexible and able to meet the individual needs of students are encouraged to apply. Please forward applications to:

Shelley Sansome, Secretary Treasurer
School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii)
PO Box 69
Village of Queen Charlotte, BC V0T 1S0
Facsimile: (250) 559-8849; E-mail: ssansome@sd50.bc.ca

~ Printer friendly version ~







School is back in session for the students and staff of School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii) on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.  The following times are in effect for Tuesday, September 5, 2017 only:


Agnes L. Mathers Elementary Jr. Secondary             9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay Secondary                       8:45 AM to 11:40 AM

Port Clements Elementary                                             9:00 AM to 12:05 PM

Gidgalang Kuuyas Naay Secondary                              8:45 AM to 12:15 PM

Sk’aadgaa Naay Elementary                                           8:55 AM to 12:00 PM

Tahayghen Elementary                                                   9:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Bussing will be in effect for Opening day.  Return bussing will be adjusted to accommodate the above schedule.  Please monitor the district website for any amendments at www.sd50.bc.ca.