STUDENT ASSISTANT - CHILD CARE

DURATION:               July 2, 2019 – August 23, 2019 (8 weeks)

HOURS:                     Full-Time

DAYS:                        Monday - Friday

COMPENSATION:    $14.00 per hour + 4% vacation

LOCATIONS:            Pickering (Claremont, Highbush, Valley Farm)

                                  Ajax (Applecroft, Cadarackque, Lincoln Alexander, Roland Michener)

                                 Whitby (Brooklin Village, Glen Dhu, John Dryden, Julie Payette, Ormiston, Sinclair)

                                 Oshawa (Stephen Saywell)

WEBSITE:                https://www.schoolhouseplaycare.ca/

CLOSING DATE:     May 2, 2019 (no later than 3:00 pm)

 

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 POSITION:

Are you a student looking for an opportunity to build your career over the summer? Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children?

We are looking for fun and outgoing Summer Students to fill the position of Student Assistant – Child Care. Our Summer Student Assistants are an important addition to the summer program – you will help create an amazing experience for the children!

If you are fun, friendly and self-motivated with excellent communication skills, then this is the position for you! This is an ideal opportunity for students and recent graduates looking to get hands-on experience in careers such as teaching, child care, and recreation. You will work collaboratively with other members of the team to implement programmes, maintain safe environments, work collaboratively with families and the community, maintain professional relationships and adhere to all regulations that pertain to the delivery of licensed child care. You will gain valuable leadership and team-building skills working with our professional staff of Child Care Educators.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE:

Current College/university/high school students who are studying and returning to school full time in September 2019 in child related fields that include but are not limited to: Early Childhood Education, Teaching, Nursing, Child & Youth Work, Developmental Service work, Child Psychology, Parks and Recreation, etc. and you love to work with children!

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Create a fun and positive rapport with children.
  • Supervise children during summer programs.
  • Assist in keeping children focused during each activity.
  • Lead and manage groups of children in an orderly, safe manner.
  • Help with safety protocols and child care centre rules.
  • Supervise children during breaks, meals and recreational activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Reliable, friendly, fun, caring, patient and committed to providing an exceptional experience for our children.
  • Experience working in a group setting with children between the ages of infants – 12 years. You will be assisting the Child Care Educators with various activities; training will be provided.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have First Aid and CPR Level C

 

Other Details

All students are required to obtain their police check with the vulnerable sector check as it's required in Ontario for anyone working with children.

 

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Interested student 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, including a detailed work history. Your application must indicate that you are applying for “SPC Summer Student - 2019” 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.

CHILDCARE ASSISTANT

 

Position:       CHILDCARE ASSISTANT

Work Term:   Contract/Full time/Part time

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

Salary:          $16.07/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.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Child Care Assistant is responsible for supporting the Early Childhood Educator in the overall learning and care of the children in the program. The Child Care Assistant will work collaboratively with the Early Childhood Educator to develop and implement programs, maintain safe environments, work collaboratively with families and the community, maintain professional relationships, uphold professional standards and adhere to all regulations that pertain to the delivery of licensed child care.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:               

  • Assist the Registered Early Childhood Educator in providing 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 parent’s 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.
  • Commitment to further the development and implementation of an emergent curriculum program.

 

Qualifications:      

  • 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.
  • Previous experience in a licensed child care program, specifically with kindergarten/schoolage 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.

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

OCCASIONAL STAFF

Position:       Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) / Child Care Assistant

Work Term:   On call, anytime between 6:30 am and 6:30 pm (to start as soon as possible)

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

Salary:           RECE $20.56 plus 4% vacation pay, Assistant $16.07 plus 4% vacation pay

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:

Are you an R.E.C.E./ CYW/CYC looking to start your career with a wide variety of exposure to everything from Infant and Toddler rooms to School Aged programs?

OR

Have you been in a child care setting and would like to assist ECE educators with their classrooms?

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

To support the regular educators to:

  • 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.
  • Facilitate daily experiences for children that promote their development
  • 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.

 

Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Previous experience in a licensed childcare program is an asset.
  • Current First Aid and CPR training A MUST

 

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.

Program Assistant - RFECY (Resource for Exceptional Children and Youth)

         

Position:       Program Assistant - RFECY (Resource for Exceptional Children and Youth)

Work Term:   Contract - Part time

Program:      Preschool to School Age

Salary:         $16.07/hour, PCCWE $2.00/hour, plus 4% vacation pay

Location:      Claremont, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Brooklin

 

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.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Program Assistant is primarily responsible for supporting the integration and inclusion of children with special needs into the child care program, but also in supporting the overall learning and care of all children in the program. The Program Assistant will assist and support the inclusion of children with special needs, maintain safe environments, work collaboratively with families and the community, maintain professional relationships, uphold professional standards and adhere to all regulations that pertain to the delivery of licensed child care.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:     

  • Support the Registered Early Childhood Educator in providing a challenging and rewarding experience in an environment that supports each child’s unique needs and strengths
  • Facilitate daily experiences for children that promotes each child’s physical, emotional, cognitive, social and creative development, using applicable observation tools
  • Ensure a safe, secure and nurturing environment
  • Facilitate daily experiences for children that promote their development
  • 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
  • Commitment to further the development and implementation of an emergent curriculum program and maintaining a professional environment

 

Qualifications:      

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively 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
  • Previous experience in a licensed child care program, specifically with Schoolage children is an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C training

 

Interested applicants should submit via e-mail to careers@schoolhoThis 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.

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