Toddler Assistant


Work Term: Permanent Full Time 12 months

Shift:        Rotates

Location:     John Dryden

Salary:         Level 1 Assistant or dependent upon current level within Schoolhouse


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
  • 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
  • Commitment to further the development and implementation of an emergent curriculum program and maintaining a professional environment
  • Knowledge of the 4 foundations of HDLH



  • 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 childcare program, specifically with Schoolage children is an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C training


Closing Date: February 9, 2018 (no later than 4:00 pm)


  • Cover Letter
  • Up-to-date resume
  • Internal applicants should include (Internal Application Form and the Performance Overview, completed by your Supervisor)

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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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