After School – Educator in Hamilton, Ontario

Umbrella Family and Child Centres of Hamilton

Job Description

After (P.M) School Educator

Make a difference where it matters most, Become part of the Umbrella Family.

Umbrella Family’s After (P.M.) School Educators bring their love for early childhood education as they close out our centres at the end of the day.

At Umbrella, you are encouraged to thrive, be creative and follow play-based learning and nurture children as they grow.

The After (P.M.) School Educator role is ideal for you if you prioritize afternoon only shifts where you implement end of day learning programs for the children and close out our centers at the end of the day.

What to expect:


  • Afternoon Only Shift: After School Educators shift is from 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm only from Monday to Friday (shift time may vary depending on location).

  • Togetherness : After School Educators create something special by partnering with the Program Leaders and fellow educators to build a positive and welcoming environment.

  • Be Impactful: Develop activities to stimulate all areas of development, with integration of your observed interests of children.

  • Feel Supported: After School Educators will be scheduled for allocated Programming Time, allowing you to plan and prepare for your program based on children’s interest and needs.

    What are we looking for:


  • Experience working with children OR related experience in a childcare setting, working with school aged children

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education, or Child and Youth, or Recreation and Leisure;

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proven teaching abilities to meet the diverse the learning styles of children from 4 -12 years of age

  • Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check

  • Current First Aid and CPR Level C Certificate

  • Record of up-to-date immunizations for TB, Tetanus and MMR

  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccines

  • Registration with the College of ECEs (if applicable)

    What’s in it for you:


  • Competitive Pay including wage grants – rates start at $25.72/hr (RECE) or $25.18/hr (Non-RECE)

  • Eligible for full benefits package including health and dental 

  • Roles available in various locations across Hamilton (most locations accessible by bus)

  • Save for your future with RRSP Matching (optional)

  • Generous Vacation and Sick Time allotments

  • Unionized Environment that provides job stability 

  • Employees with children get priority on the childcare wait list

    Who is the Umbrella Family?

At Umbrella Family, we understand that being an Early Childhood Educator isn’t just a job; it’s a calling – a commitment to shaping future generations with care, compassion and dedication. That’s why we’ve created a nurturing environment where you can thrive personally and professionally.

Joining Umbrella Family means stepping into a supportive community where your passion for teaching is not only recognized but celebrated. Our team is dedicated to empowering educators like you with the resources, guidance and encouragement you need to be successful in your role.

We believe that every educator deserves to feel valued and supported, which is why we prioritize your well-being and growth. From comprehensive training programs to ongoing mentorship and professional development opportunities, we’re here to help you reach your full potential.

At Umbrella Family, you’ll never feel like you’re on your own. Our collaborative culture fosters teamwork and camaraderie, ensuring that you always have a support system to learn on. Together, we’ll create enriching learning experiences that leave a lasting impact on the lives of children and their families.

If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding journey where you can make a difference while feeling supported every step of the way, then Umbrella Family is the place for you. Join us and become part of a community that’s dedicated to nurturing both children and Early Childhood Educators alike.

In compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodations are available to applicants to support them in all aspects of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants but only those considered for an interview will be contacted


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