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The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is the largest school board in Eastern Ontario and offers students and parents a world of choice for learning. Our nearly 150 schools offer a wide range of programs to promote learning excellence and meet the individual needs of students, parents, and the community at large. Our schools are teaching communities where principals, vice-principals, teachers and support staff nurture student well-being and challenge students to achieve their best.

We are seeking creative, dynamic, committed educational leaders

to join the following initiative:Registered Early Childhood Educator 50%, Regular (10 month work year)

PM EDP 2:45pm - 6:15pm Overview

Under the direction of the Principal, the Early Childhood Educator works in collaboration with the classroom teacher to provide high quality and effective play-based education to support enhanced learning and cognitive, emotional and social development for Junior and Senior Kindergarten students in a full-day Early Learning Program. The Early Childhood Educator leads an extended program - before and/or after-school - for OCDSB students at designated elementary schools, and works with the teacher in daily classroom activities with students.

Role and Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will have completed a two-year community college program in Early Childhood Education, or equivalent.

Registration and good standing with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators is required.

A minimum of one (1) year of child care experience is required.

Valid First Aid certification/CPR is required.

Immunization Record is Required for employees hired with the OCDSB after September 1, 2022.

Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check done within the last 6 months for is required for new to OCDSB employees. CRC-VSC done within the last 5 years is required for current OCDSB employees.

A thorough understanding of early childhood development and knowledge of elementary school operations.

The successful candidate must have good communication skills in order to effectively communicate with parents, staff, and students.

Ability to use tact, discretion and good judgement.

The incumbent must have the ability to work with minimum supervision within a multicultural environment, and can respect and work with a diverse range of children and families of all backgrounds and abilities.

Demonstrates sensitivity to individual needs of children in a multi ethnic and multilingual environment.

Demonstrates initiative and creativity.

Has the ability to model healthy adult-child relationships and positive discipline.

Adapts well to changing demands.

As an effective team player, this position works collaboratively with teaching staff to achieve goals.

For some OCDSB schools, the position may be designated by the Employer as bilingual (English & French essential). Pay Expectations $21.87 to $28.58 per hour Selection Process Applications will be considered in accordance with the terms of the Student Support Professionals Collective Agreement and in accordance with Policy P.146.HR Equitable Recruitment, Hiring and Promotion. OCDSB employees serve students, colleagues, families and community partners. We invite people of all abilities, orientations, faiths, ethnicities, races, genders and ages to join us as we create learning and working spaces that honour the unceded and unsurrendered land of the Algonquin people, and respect, value and increasingly reflect the diversity of Ottawa. Your lived experience is an essential contribution to deliver the education every student deserves with dignity. If you require accommodations at any point in the selection process, please send an email to any time. EDUCATING FOR SUCCESS - BUILDING BRIGHTER FUTURES TOGETHER