Licensed Day Care Relief Assistant

Job Description

RELIEF DAY CARE ASSISTANT ($16.87/hour, weekday cover for vacation/illness. Could lead to permanent employment)

Who we are: 
The MFRC is an independently incorporated not-for-profit agency, mandated to provide quality programs and services to Canadian and British military families. Our organization supports families in overcoming the unique stressors associated with the military lifestyle, creating confident, self-sufficient and resilient community members.

Reporting to the Day Care Supervisor, you will:
  • Promote the MFRC’s philosophies that “children learn through play” 
  • Supervise group of children and provide front line delivery of high quality, age-appropriate activities
  • Promote positive skill development opportunities to enhance emotional, social, cognitive and physical development of children
  • Participate in promotion and fundraising activities as requested
  • Ensure that program space is pleasant, safe, clean, and conducive to learning 
  • Interact professionally with children, parents, and staff
  • Attend and participate effectively in Staff Meetings

What you have to offer: 

  • Preference given to those with ‘Child Development Worker Certificate’ (or UK equivalent)
  • Minimum of ‘Child Development Assistant Certificate’ (or UK equivalent)
  • Experience working with children preferred
  • Outgoing, personable, energetic and highly organized
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong team building abilities
  • Able to lift 25lbs
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a diverse environment with a strong team
  • BATUS Dependents require an Open Work Permit (must be processed by a Panel Physician, visit following link and select your country of residence for a list of certified physicians: https://secure.cic.gc.ca/pp-md/pp-list.aspx)

Willing to hold Skype interviews for families due posting to Ralston.