Casual Early Childhood Educator

by Grand Erie District School Board

Location: Brantford, ON
Date Posted: Feb 26, 2024
Grand Erie District School Board

Job Description

Grand Erie District School Board represents more than 28,000 students in 58 elementary schools and 14 secondary schools within the City of Brantford and the counties of Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk, as well as students from Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.  With a dedicated staff of more than 2,900, Grand Erie Is committed to learning, leading and Inspiring.  The Education Centre Is located In Brantford

The Board requires qualified casual employees to be available, often on short notice, to replace permanent early childhood educators (ECEs) during their absences. The greatest need currently is the Haldimand and Norfolk areas. Applicants must have regular availability to accept assignments and reliable means of transportation.

Casual ECEs must be a graduate of an ECE program at a community college and a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators. Experience with primary-aged students and/or an early learning or registered childcare setting is required. Knowledge of the early acquisition of literacy and numeracy skills an asset.

Duties include working collaboratively with the kindergarten teacher to plan and implement the Early Learning Kindergarten program, supervise students and assist children with washroom routines, dressing and break time activities.

Job Specifications
Hours of Work Usually half (3.5 hours) and full (7 hour) days on an ‘as needed’ basis. Number of hours per week may vary, dependent on need.
Rate of Pay $21.02 per hour plus 4% vacation pay
Effective Date As soon as can be mutually arranged
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If your qualifications, positive attitude and commitment to excellence make you an ideal candidate for this position, please submit your application, marked “personal and confidential”, which includes a complete resume, cover letter, copy of your diploma (one document if submitted electronically) with the names and telephone numbers of at least three professional references; your current supervisor must be provided as a reference. 

Applicants with a disability that requires an accommodation to enable their participation in the interview process should advise the Board when contacted for an interview.  Any assessment and selection materials and processes used in the interview process can be made available in an accessible format, upon request in advance.

All new employees are required to provide an original Police Record Check (which includes a “vulnerable sector search”) acceptable to the Board prior to the commencement of employment.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those considered for interview will be contacted.

Grand Erie District School Board recognizes Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, as the longstanding peoples of this territory. We honour, recognize, and respect these communities as well as all First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples who reside within Grand Erie District School Board. We are all stewards of these lands and waters where we now gather, learn and play, and commit to working together in the spirit of Reconciliation.

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