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


Work Term: Contract - Part time

Program:      Preschool to Schoolage

Salary:         $16.07/hr plus 4% vacation pay

Location:      Various -


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



  • 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
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C training



  • Cover Letter
  • Up-to-date resume


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.

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