CURRENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

 

School Age Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)

 

Position:       School Age Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)

Work Term:  Contract/Full time/Part time

Location:      Claremont (Markham/Stouffville, Uxbridge), Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Brooklin, Oshawa

Salary:         $20.56/hour

Website:     https://www.schoolhouseplaycare.ca/  

 

OVERVIEW OF THE ORGANIZATION

Schoolhouse Playcare Centres of Durham is a non-profit child care organization offering child care services to children from 0 – 12 years of age, in schools across Durham Region.  We believe that children and their families deserve programs that reflect high quality, and that provide enriching experiences that are responsive to the children’s interests and needs.  We believe that children are unique, and as such our environments are inclusive and reflect the diversity of the children, their families, and our employees.  We believe that open communication, meaningful interactions and respectful behaviour build positive relationships and support collaboration.  We are committed to working in partnership with others to support our children, their families and our employees in reaching their full potential.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE:

Dedicated and experienced individuals with the following educational backgrounds: Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) or Child and Youth Worker (CYW/CYC) looking to expand their career as Childcare professionals.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:           

As the Registered Early Childhood Educator, you are responsible for:

  • Providing a challenging and rewarding experience in an environment that supports each child’s unique needs and strengths.
  • Ensuring a safe, secure and nurturing environment.
  • Working as a partner with parent’s in their children’s care.
  • Treating all children and families with respect.
  • Providing positive reinforcement and encouragement to help children developing positive self-esteem, pride, respect and an understanding of both themselves and others.
  • Commitment to furthering the development and implementation of an emergent curriculum program.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS     

  • Member in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with parents, colleagues and children.
  • Enthusiasm and initiative a must.
  • Knowledge in emergent curriculum is an asset.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Child Care and Early Years Act and other regulations
  • Previous experience in a licensed child care program, specifically with school age children is an asset.
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C training.

 

Why Join Our Team?

  • Opportunities for Career Advancement & Promotion
  • Employer-Paid Benefits Program
  • Employee Floater Days, start with 15 paid vacation days each year and 10 paid sick days to balance your work and home life
  • Ability to transfer to other locations across Durham
  • Discounted child care services for your children

 

Interested applicants should submit via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., a letter of application and résumé. Your application must indicate the position you are applying for. We thank everyone who has submitted their applications; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Schoolhouse Playcare is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process known in advance by contacting Human Resources

 

 

CHOOSING SCHOOLHOUSE PLAYCARE AS A CAREER

 

Schoolhouse Playcare Centres is an equal opportunity employer with respect for a diverse and professional team. We have a long-standing history in Durham and a solid reputation as an equitable and supportive employer who treats its employees with the recognition they deserve.

 

In compliance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Schoolhouse Playcare Centres will strive to assist applicants with disabilities who request accommodations during our hiring process.

 

We invite you to apply for employment with Schoolhouse Playcare Centres. We are dedicated to hiring qualified staff who are passionate about working with children and families.

 

Please forward your resume to: careers@schoolhouseplaycare.ca 

 

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

 

At Schoolhouse Playcare Centres we:

 

  •  Support and encourage ongoing professional development for all employees
  •  Encourage Assistants to work toward obtaining their diplomas in Early Childhood Education
  •  Support the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities apprenticeship programme for ECE's known as Child Development  Practitioner Apprenticeship programme
  •  Offer the opportunity for growth in managerial positions within the organization
  •  Support staff transfers between locations and age groups
  • Offer a benefit package and a competitive salary

 

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS:

 

Schoolhouse Playcare Centres is very proud of our employees. If you would like to join our team we ask that you can:

 

  • Provide a challenging and rewarding experience in an environment that supports each child's unique needs and strengths
  • Ensure a safe, secure and nurturing environment
  • Work as a partner with parents in their children's care
  • Treat all children and families with respect
  • Provide positive reinforcement and encouragement to help children develop positive self-esteem, pride, respect and an understanding of both themselves and others
  • Commit to furthering the development and implementation of emergent practices within the programme
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with parents, colleagues and children
  • Be enthusiastic and take initiative
  • Encourage practicum and cooperative education for students in their professional child care education

 

It would be beneficial if you have:

 

  •  Knowledge of emergent practices and the ELECT framework
  • Previous experience working in a licensed child care programme

 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

In order to be a member of our team you must have:

 

  • Current First Aid and CPR training
  • All immunizations up to date including Tuberculosis (TB) test
  • Current Police Background Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • All Early Childhood Educators must provide proof of membership and be in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

 

we are always open to accepting resumes if potential employees and appreciate their interest in Schoolhouse Playcare Centres of Durham Inc.

 

 

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