Early Childhood Educator (Canada Summer Job Grant)

June (part-time), and full time in July and August 2023.

Remuneration: $18-$21 per hour based on experience and qualifications.

Responsibilities include :

  • Welcoming children at the classroom door each morning
  • Deliver summer-centred activities and lessons inside the classroom and in the school’s natural playground
  • Sanitizing the classroom in line with Ministry and Public Health regulations
  • Supporting classroom logging and documentation including updating children’s electronic records for families
  • Changing diapers and helping children with toileting
  • Providing centre support as needed to meet the children’s needs and support compliance with the regulations of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health

The successful candidate should

  • Be a Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) (highly desirable) or familiar with Early Childhood Education
  • Have experience working with children
  • Be compassionate, gentle and enthusiastic when working with children
  • Have excellent classroom management skills and communication skills
  • Thrive on working collaboratively and independently when required
  • Have a proven ability to work flexibly within a team setting

The Canada Job Grant requires that the successful candidate must be 

  • Under 30 years of age 
  • a permanent Canadian resident, citizen, or refugee; and
  • Able to work full time over an 8 week period in July and August (40 hours per week, between 8 am and 5 pm on weekdays)
  • Able to attend training days in late June

Candidates who are able to start on a part-time basis from April or May will be given preference.

Successful candidates will require a police check (order online here), Food Handler’s Certificate and Standard First Aid with CPR-C training before starting employment. 

Qualified applicants are invited to send the following  

  • cover letter, including a description of why you are the right person
  • résumé, including two references

to the following email with the subject Canada Summer Grant:

We encourage applications from Indigenous and racialized communities, recent immigrants or refugees, 2SLGBTQIIA+ individuals, and individuals from communities who have historically experienced barriers in employment.