Early Childhood Assistant (Regular Part-Time)

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Title Early Childhood Assistant (Regular Part-time)
Competition Number 20-S-03
Campus/Site East York Childcare Centre
Position Summary
School of Community and Health Studies
(This position is initially open to regular part-time, bargaining unit employees of the college)
Under the direction of the Supervisor/Manager and the ECE staff, the incumbent assists in the duties pertaining to the care and well being of the children enrolled in the Early Childhood Laboratory Centre. The incumbent develops and maintains a professional relationship with families demonstrating genuine appreciation and respect for diverse family systems and practices. 
To assist in the provision of a program that will promote the physical, social, emotional and intellectual well-being of the children by:
  • assisting in the implementation of daily planned and spontaneous activities (indoor & outside)
  • assisting with the ongoing supervision of playroom, playground, group and routine activities
  • assisting ECE staff in ensuring the overall health and safety of children enrolled in the program by maintaining a sanitary and safe environment and identifying children who are unwell
  • assisting with arranging children’s play space to reflect the philosophy of the curriculum
  • building and maintaining responsive relationships with individual and groups of children in care
  • assisting with the daily preparation of the playground and playroom, and cleaning/organizing of equipment and other areas of the centre as needed


To establish and maintain effective communication with parents and student teachers by sharing daily information regarding children’s activities, program and special events

  • ECE Assistant Certificate or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 6 months experience working in a licensed child care centre
  • Proven ability to assist in creating a warm and stimulating environment to enhance each child’s growth and development
  • Effective cross-cultural and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be flexible, cooperative and able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Successful candidates are required to submit a current and clear Police Check with Vulnerable Sector screening and medical documentation as required by the Child Care and Early Years Acts
  • Current Infant & Children’s First Aid with CPR
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of working effectively in a diverse environment
Classification PT
Hours of Work Part-Time up to 24 Hours
Additional Information as Applicable 12:30pm to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday
Posting Date 1/7/2020
Closing Date 1/14/2020
Application Info
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Proof of credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their foreign equivalents will be required at the time of job offer.
When applying, your cover letter and résumé must include examples that reflect all of the requested skills and qualifications and must be submitted online by January 14, 2020 at 4:30 PM. Please quote Competition #20-S-03. Misrepresentation of applicant information will be grounds for your exclusion from the competition or for dismissal should you subsequently be hired for the position. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities regarding all employment activities, including access to jobs and accommodations during employment as required, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
Salary Range PE 4 – $21.33 - $27.64 per hour
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