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Early Childhood Assistant

Posted by: Learning Jungle - Buttonwood Campus
Posting date: November 20, 2023      Closing date: September 20, 2024
Posting date: November 20, 2023
Closing date: September 20, 2024
Job location: North York - ON, Canada
Salary: 20.00/hour
Vacancy: 2
Job category: Child Care
Job id: 20231120-022551

Job description:

Position: Early Childhood Assistant

Salary: CAD20.00/hourly

Nature of employment: Permanent, Full time

Start date: As soon as possible

No. of vacancies: 2

Working hours: Day, Early morning, evening, flexible hours





  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years


1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Child care centre
  • Urban area
  • Nursery school
  • Kindergarten
  • Day care centre or nursery school



  • Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers
  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Storytelling
  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity
  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
  • Knowledge of Day Nurseries Act
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test
  • Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/travel information

  • Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Manual dexterity

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Reliability
  • Values and ethics


Employment groups



This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Older workers, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth

How to apply

By email



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