The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is a dynamic, creative learning organization that fosters the achievement, well-being and dignity of every student. The OCDSB is the largest school district in Eastern Ontario, serving 73,000 students in 147 schools
Registered Early Childhood Educator
100%, Regular (10 month work year)
$21.87 to $28.58 per hour
Under the direction of the Principal, the Early Childhood Educator works in collaboration with the classroom teacher to provide high quality and effective play-based education to support enhanced learning and cognitive, emotional and social development for Junior and Senior Kindergarten students in a full-day Early Learning Program. The Early Childhood Educator leads an extended program - before and/or after-school - for OCDSB students at designated elementary schools, and works with the teacher in daily classroom activities with students.
The ideal candidate will have completed a two-year community college program in Early Childhood Education, or equivalent.
Registration and good standing with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators is required.
A minimum of one (1) year of child care experience is required.
Valid First Aid certification/CPR is required.
Related Skills and Abilities
A thorough understanding of early childhood development and knowledge of elementary school operations.
The successful candidate must have good communication skills in order to effectively communicate with parents, staff, and students.
Ability to use tact, discretion and good judgement.
The incumbent must have the ability to work with minimum supervision within a multicultural environment, and can respect and work with a diverse range of children and families of all backgrounds and abilities.
Demonstrates sensitivity to individual needs of children in a multi ethnic and multilingual environment.
Demonstrates initiative and creativity.
Has the ability to model healthy adult-child relationships and positive discipline.
Adapts well to changing demands.
As an effective team player, this position works collaboratively with teaching staff to achieve goals.
For some OCDSB schools, the position may be designated by the Employer as bilingual (English & French essential).
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board uses Applytoeducation (ATE) to manage applications for job competitions. OCDSB employees can apply to this job posting using their existing ATE account. External applicants will submit via applytoeducation.com by providing a cover letter and resume. Please clearly indicate on your resume your full-time and/or part-time regular work experience with kindergarten aged children in a licensed group facility.
Applications will be considered in accordance with the terms of the Student Support Professionals’ Collective Agreement (as amended for ECEs).
Personal information gathered through the application process is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, RSO 1980, c302 (as amended), and will be used to determine the qualification for employment with the OCDSB. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources, 133 Greenbank Road, Nepean, Ontario K2H 6L3.
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is committed to equity for all students and staff and to delivering the highest quality education through a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the students and communities it serves. The District seeks to be proactive in attracting Indigenous, Black and minoritized candidates. Applicants who may require accommodations at any point in the selection process are invited to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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