Questions and Answers about Edmonton Public Schools

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Contact the office of the school that you attend , see if you qualify and apply

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Very Very welcoming and accepting to newcomers...all staff are very happy to see you come and help
Most of Educational Assistants that I talked to had been at my school for 18-20 years. I think that says something about the place I work at....

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I like to work at EPSB because it is so rewarding to see the kids learn, mature, grow and transition into the great people they are today.
Pretty amazing to be a part of that.
For the first time in my career life I feel appreciated by teachers, principals, parents and kids
Great Job!!!!!

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Good working environment overall, but had to deal with some difficult situations with some of the more difficult behavioral children

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You can go tothe police station to get your police checks done and wait 3 weeks to get it or Edmonton Public School Board can do it for you if they have time or are in a hurry to get you started

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Yes, but it would depend on the decision unit that you work in.

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Change the application/hiring process. It is unclear, and mostly seems based on hiring either fresh grads (with no time put into EPSB) or nepotism.

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Soon after I got Alberta Teacher certificate. Talked for about one hour, discussing about education in elementary schools and high schools. Wrote an easy in English. They were satisfied with me.

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