GORDON GRAYDON CCC – Assistant Teacher Job in Mississauga, ON at Family Day Care Services –

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POSITION TITLE Assistant Teacher
Contract Full Time – 8 hour a day. Hours of work may be subject to change (increased or decreased) for any reason at Family Day’s sole discretion including without limitation, due to Board of Education directives.

LOCATION Gordon Graydon – Early Learning & Child Care Centre
START DATE January 3, 2022
END DATE August 19, 2022

About Family Day:
Family Day Care Services is committed to high-quality early learning and care. We are a non-profit, charitable organization with a long and distinguished history of providing services to children and families throughout Toronto, York and Peel Regions. We are a multi service organization which provides a broad range of services including: 24 Child Care Centres, 32 Before and After Care programs, 204 Licensed Home Child Cares, 6 Early ON programs, 2 Homework Plus programs, and Special Needs Resourcing for children and their families living in the Greater Toronto Area.

Family Day Offers:

  • Vacation, sick leave and medical appointments
  • Child Care discount
  • In-house training/professional development
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Employee Referral program

Job Purpose:
The Assistant Teacher works in partnership with the E.C.E. Teacher(s) to provide and support an Early Learning and Development Program for children (0-12 years), in a group setting in keeping with the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA), municipal guidelines and the policies and procedures of Family Day.

Job Duties:

  • Support the implementation of the High/Scope® educational approach to Curriculum and The Hanen Learning Language and Loving It™ Program
  • Assist E.C.E. in creating a program plan that reflects children’s interest and responds to diverse individual and cultural needs
  • Participate in short and long term planning and evaluation activities
  • Assist the E.C.E in the observation and assessment of children’s progress and behavior to ensure program meets individual and group needs
  • Assist the E.C.E in providing Individual program plans for children with special needs
  • Demonstrate empathy, sensitivity and support to the family unit
  • Practice respectful communication with children, parents, colleagues, teachers, managers, students and volunteers
  • Support, comfort and encourage children who are experiencing difficulties and help them to understand and handle their feelings
  • Ensure that the activity areas are appropriately equipped and maintained
  • Works within the Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety standards
  • Guide and assist children in the development of independent eating, dressing and toileting habits
  • Perform other duties as required

Education and Experience Required

  • Previous experience with children in a child care centre or educational setting
  • Knowledge of best practices in the early learning and childcare sector
  • Well-developed skills in areas such as leadership, communication, organization, assessment, teamwork, confidentiality, commitment and accountability, initiative and creativity
  • Awareness of diversity and social inclusion
  • Medical required – including TB (two stages) 6 months current to hiring date
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check 6 months current to hiring date
  • Standard First Aid and CPR, level C (recertification and certification has been extended until June 30, 2021).
  • Able to work all shifts between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Diversity and Inclusion:
Family Day is committed to fostering a positive inclusive workplace culture, with a workforce that is representative of the families and communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, Family Day encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation, to apply to join our team.

Interested candidates may apply through our website: www.familydaycare.com

Family Day Care Services is committed to providing a safe environment for children. All applicants will be thoroughly screened using background checks and a review process.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Family Day Care Services will provide a reasonable accommodation to employees and prospective employees to the point of undue hardship upon request and as required in respect of the individual’s particular restrictions and limitations. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need to ensure your equal participation, feel free to Hakima Berrada at [email protected]

We are Hiring! If you have the passion, creativity and dedication we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

About the Company

Company: Family Day Care Services –

Company Location:  Mississauga, ON

Estimated Salary:

About Family Day Care Services -