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Part-time Assistant Teacher – Before & After School Program

Part-time Assistant Teacher – Before & After School Program

Website YMCA Childcare - Couchiching Heights

Hours of work:
 Before & after school positions operate Monday-Friday split-shifts, with shifts starting as early as 7:00am and as late as 6:00pm; approximately 25 hours/week.

Salary & Benefits:
 Pay rate $15.50-16.50 per hour
 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 Responsibilities
 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

Location: Couchiching Heights;

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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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