Job Position: School Program Staff

  • Application Deadline: 21st December 2022
  • Employment Type: Part time
  • Location(s): Hamilton
  • Compensation: -$0.06 per hour
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to gmorley@goodwillonline.ca
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

What you will bring:

Diploma or degree in Early Childhood Education and registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators or Diploma or degree in Child and Youth Worker
Minimum 2 years of experience working with school age children, and their families.
Experience working in a Before and After School program, with parents and with community partners.
Thorough knowledge of applicable legislation i.e. Child Care and Early Years Act (2014).
Current First aid/CPR, Safe Food Handling Certificate, Non Violent Crisis Intervention (N.V.C.I.) training.
ECERS, SACERS training and Quest 1(High Five) training an asset.
Driver’s license and use of a vehicle required.
Bilingual (French/English) and fluency in other languages an asset

Key Responsibilities:

We are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated Before and After School Program Staff who demonstrates our values of compassion, accountability, responsiveness and empowerment; to our clients, families and each other.

The Before and After School Program Staff will be working as part of a team providing a positive learning environment that supports children’s emotional, social, cognitive and physical growth and development. Wesley’s Before and After School Program Staff, care for and observe children each day to understand and foster their interests and provide an engaging and stimulating environment and program.

This position is a unionized position, with several positions available – part-time, full-time, permanent, temporary. Rate of pay varies, and is eligible for wage subsidy and/or wage enhancement (varies by program and subject to funding).

Key Responsibilities:

Develop, plan, promote, implement and evaluate day to day operations of the programs with the support of the Supervisor Early Years and other staff.
Plan and implement programming based on the Ministry of Education’s pedagogy “How Does Learning Happen?” as well as the “Tools for Life” Program.
Create and maintain a safe learning environment that is responsive to the interests and needs of the children in the program.
Provide quality, play-based learning and supervision of all children in the care of Wesley Urban Ministries at all times.
Ensure program needs are being met and in compliance with program licensing requirements.
Other duties as assigned.

Additional Details:

Invest in Yourself as we Invest in You! Wesley offers…

A positive work culture that prioritizes all staff having an opportunity to contribute
A supportive team that will empower you to achieve great milestones!
Fun and engaging organizational events such as our Staff Appreciation Event
Professional development and training opportunities
Full Health & Dental Benefits
Personal & Vacation Days
RRSP Contribution Program
Employee Discounts

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate is required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Human Resources. In the event that successful candidates are unable to get their COVID-19 vaccination, completion of an educational session and weekly antigen testing to provide a negative result will be required.

About Our Company:

Wesley is a long-standing local non-profit and a certified Ontario Living Wage Network (OLWN) employer. We are passionate about our work advocating for harm reduction, housing, poverty eradication and food security in Hamilton, Halton and Brantford. We’re committed to diversity & inclusion and a healthy work life balance. We would love for you to join our team!