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Assistant Teacher

Posted on 31-Mar-2021 by YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka
Location Parry Sound, Town of Parry Sound

Job Description: Looking for Passionate Child Care Workers to join our team!

Position(s) available: Multiple supply positions available.

Hours of work:
  • Supply positions are required for both full day child care programs as well as before & after school programs. Child care centres operate Monday-Friday, 6:00am-6:00pm (hours vary by centre); before & after school programs operate Monday-Friday split-shifts, with shifts starting as early as 6:00am and as late as 6:00pm
Salary & Benefits:
  • Pay rate $15.50-16.50 per hour depending on qualifications
  • A complimentary YMCA membership which encourages you to embrace the Y’s philosophy of health and well-being
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth
  • Provides quality care to all children in a licensed childcare environment
  • Actively engages with children and ensures supervision and safety of children at all times
  • Plans and implements a consistent child-centered program in accordance with YMCA curriculum’s Playing to Learn and A Place to Connect.
  • Complies with the Child Care Early Years Act, YMCA policies and the YMCA Child Protection Policy
  • Completes required documentation of children’s development and interactions
  • Ensures positive, professional communication with families on an ongoing basis
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Passion for working with children and providing quality play-based learning within a licensed childcare setting
  • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport with parents, children, staff and volunteers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to use frequent light to medium physical effort: lifting up to 20 kg (44 lbs.), bending and stooping
  • Must be able to work outdoors for at least 2 hours daily year-round; may be exposed to heat, humidity or cold
Successful candidates will be required to provide the following prior to first day of work:
  • Up-to-date Standard First Aid and CPR (Level C) certification
  • Successful completion of Police Records Check within the last 6 months
  • Up-to-date immunizations
Please note only those individuals legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered for employment with the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please be advised that all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening.

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Individuals needing employment accommodation in the hiring process or job postings in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources department.
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