Part-time Early Childhood Educator

Conestoga College

Requisition Details

Support Staff Regular Part-time Replacement Position

(First consideration for Support Staff and Academic positions will be given to internal applicants in accordance with the respective Collective Agreements) 

Under the direction of the Supervisor, the Early Childhood Educator plans and implements a quality early childhood education program for children, assists in supporting students enrolled in ECE-related programs, models the philosophy and Program Statement of the ECE-related programs, and develops and maintains professional relationships with families. The ECE is responsible for upholding the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA) along with the guidelines in the staff handbook.

The successful candidate will be employed on a regular part-time basis at the Silverheights child care location. The successful candidate will work 18 hours per week; the Nursery School program Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., and the Youth Development Program Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


  • Plans and adapts the program/environment to meet the needs of individual children, and implements quality programming for children ages 0-12 years old
  • Ensures that the basic needs of children are met, including health and safety
  • Provides ongoing supervision of all play areas and all activities/routines that occur
  • Communicates respectfully with parents and ensures that messages are passed on to both parents, and other staff
  • Ensures that any unusual situations are shared with the Supervisor
  • Attends staff meetings, contributes to team discussions, and participates in professional development that is made available
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Two-year Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) required
  • Standard First Aid and CPR training required
  • Clear criminal record check with the vulnerable sector screening required


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