Guelph Community Health Centre
  • 02-Mar-2018 to 31-Mar-2018 (PST)
  • CAN
  • 19.10
  • Hourly
  • Short Term Contract

Hours of Work: Tuesday Mornings, Thursday Afternoon, Some Saturdays

Available for Supply : Monday - Friday Morning                                                      

Principal Responsibilities

-          Maintains a safe, positive enriching environment for children through play and age-appropriate activities

-          Engage in active observation of children's play ensuring that this observation and pedagogical documentation are the basis for program planning

-          Assists with program planning and implementing program activities with staff person in program

-          Ensures the rooms are properly set up for each session

-          Ensure accurate records are kept of all programs including: attendance record, sign-in sheets, registration forms, privacy forms, and incident reports

-          Provides guidance, encouragement and support to volunteers and student placements

-          Role models positive child-adult interactions during group sessions

-          Welcomes and communicates with parents as needed about issues relevant to their child (i.e. behaviors, information about resources, referring to other services, etc.)

-          Ensures program space is cleaned up after each session, and that mouthed toys are disinfected

-          Follows Guelph CHC's Actions, Beliefs and Commitments

-          Participate in ongoing professional development to keep up to date with best practices

-          Engage in reflective practice with team members

-          Maintain a positive rapport with parents, co-workers, student teachers and professionals with in the organization and host sites

Working Environment

-          Varies from site to site with locations all over Guelph & Wellington County

-          Noise levels may be moderate to high

-          Moderate to high stress for intermittent periods depending on number and nature of children present

-          Multi-tasking pressures required during program

 Required Qualifications

-          Registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators

-          Experience working with groups of children and parents

-          A working understanding of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014

-          Working knowledge of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice as stipulated by the College of Early Childhood Educators

-          Working knowledge of "How Does Learning Happen? Ontario's Pedagogy for the Early Years"

-          Good communication and listening skills with both children and adults

-          Highly motivated and energetic, reliable and committed

-          Understand the need for confidentiality in dealing with clients

-          Experience with MS Office

-          Access to vehicle

 If you are interested in this position, please submit a resume and cover letter,

outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements..

Please visit our website at and apply using the online application tool.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We thank, in advance, those who apply, but will contact only those who qualify for interviews.


We require that all finalist applicants undergo

a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screen through their local Police Services

Branch prior to start date.

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