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Educational Assistant

Educational assistants support students as part of a multidisciplinary team with teachers and other support personnel to provide meaningful instruction. Educational assistants also help teachers with non-instructional tasks.

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Also Known As

Instructional Assistant, Program Aide/Assistant, Special Needs Educational Assistant, Teacher Aide, Teacher Aide


Educational Requirements

1 year post-secondary education/training

Wage & Salary

Average Salary: $28,626.00
Average Wage: $21.39

Employment & Advancement

Below-average occupational growth is expected in Alberta for 2016 to 2020. Job openin ...

Certification Requirements

Not regulated

The information contained in this profile is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

The information contained in this profile is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

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