Work Term: Full Time Permanent 12 month

35 hours per week, 8:30 - 4:30

Location: Omiston

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


Duties and Responsibilities:           

  • Menu planning and food preparation
  • Ordering and managing food and kitchen supplies
  • Assist the program staff in providing care for the children ensuring a safe, secure and nurturing environment
  • Participation in a team environment
  • Supports diversity and accommodates food restrictions as required
  • Treat all children and families with respect
  • Record keeping in order to meet Public Health and Schoolhouse Playcare Centres of Durham requirements



  • Excellent time management skills required
  • Knowledge of safe food handling procedures
  • Knowledge of Canada’s Food Guide
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Previous culinary experience would be an asset
  • Food Safety Handling certificate is an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR training level C


Interested applicants should submit via e-mail to, 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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