Supply Designated Early Childhood Educators (DECE)
Salary: $21.65 per hour
Location: Elementary Schools within the Halton District School Board
(Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Acton)
Work Schedule: 10 months/year (September to June) – as required
Effective Date: December2020/January 2021
Why join HDSB?
The Halton District School Board in Ontario serves approximately 64,000 students in the municipalities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville in the Region of Halton.
Among the largest English school boards in Ontario, the Halton public board offers high-quality education for elementary and secondary students as well as continuing education opportunities for adults and newcomers to the area.
Together, more than 6,000 Halton District School Board staff inspire students to learn, grow and succeed.
The Supply Designated Early Childhood Educators, in accordance with the Education Act, are responsible to work in collaboration and partnership with the classroom teacher to implement and set up developmentally appropriate activities for children enrolled in the kindergarten and extended day program. They will work in partnership with the teaching team to listen to, respond and provide guidance, feedback and/or resource supports as deemed appropriate to the families.
The Supply Designated Early Childhood Educators is responsible for the provision of the extended day kindergarten program in the school and:
Maintains application of Health and Safety Standards
Prepares, maintains, and supervises classroom and playground areas
Supports students with independent washroom duties, dressing and lunchroom activities
Communicates with their Supervisor and other staff on pertinent information concerning children and their families
Listens, responds, and provides guidance to families, students and volunteers, in program planning, childcare, and community resources
Prepares and handles food according to standardize recipe to ensure food quality, safety, and quantity when required
Performs housekeeping and other duties as required
Diploma in Early Childhood Education from a recognized college
A member in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
One to Three years’ experience as an RECE in a childcare centre
Knowledge of the Ministry of Education Full-Day Early Learning Program
Related experience in planning and implementing age-appropriate programs is an asset
Experience working with children and their families with developmental delays is preferred
Ability, experience and skill in working as a member of a team
Ability to communicate in a sensitive, courteous manner with children, parents/caregivers, staff and the general public
Understanding and commitment to confidentiality
French language, additional languages preferred
Basic computer literacy preferred
Must possess a valid Ontario driver’s license and access to reliable transportation
A combination of skills and experience will be considered. The successful candidates may need to lift up to 50 pounds.
Sounds like you? Apply now!
Visit Apply to Education to complete an online application: www.applytoeducation.com
Apply under Job Category: ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Custodians, etc. and search for Job Code# 2804804
Application Deadline is Friday, November 13, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Resume and other supporting documents, including proof of registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators should be submitted when completing an online application.
Please note that this position does not require credit purchase to apply.
Learn more about the Halton District School Board
Please visit our website at https://www.hdsb.ca
Conditions of Employment:
All employees must provide an original Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector Screening, dated within six months.
In compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information collected will be used when considering candidates for positions at the Halton District School Board.
We thank all applicants for their interest in opportunities with the Halton District School Board. Contact will only be made with those who are shortlisted for an interview.
We believe that every person has a right to equitable treatment and freedom from discrimination.
The Halton District School Board recognizes the intents contained in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Upon request, we will make reasonable interview and employment accommodations during the selection process, based on any of the human rights protected grounds.
Ensuring the safety of our students is essential. For this reason, external applicants hired to the HDSB must provide an original copy of an acceptable criminal background check with vulnerable sector screening.
The HDSB is committed to providing a respectful and healthy work environment