Waterloo Co-Operative Preschool is a non-profit co-operative preschool run for the children, by the parents and teachers. We are looking for a RECE Teacher who has experience working with children aged 18 months to 5 years to be a Teacher in a part time role at our preschool. Our ideal candidate will be caring, enthusiastic, energetic and compassionate and will possess a true love of working with young children and their families. A minimum of 2 years of experience would be beneficial.
The RECE Teacher will work in our Morning and Afternoon Preschool classes, the KinderPrep class and Toddler classes, as needed, alongside the Full time RECE Teacher. The position’s hours will be Monday afternoons, all day on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to about 25 hours per week. The preschool also runs classes on Monday mornings and Friday mornings that may occasionally require the presence of the Part time Teacher. This position requires an individual who is a great team player and is flexible based on the needs of the preschool and the Full time Teacher.
·Assist in planning, preparing and carrying out developmentally appropriate programs and activities.
·Conduct activities with children on an individual and group basis.
·Teach using a variety of techniques including modeling, observing, questioning, demonstrating and reinforcing.
·Provide positive guidance to children, including redirecting, positive language and positive reinforcement.
·Support and guide duty parents in the classroom.
·Work diplomatically and communicate effectively with a variety of people, including other staff, children, parents, the Board of Directors and various agency representatives
·A diploma in Early Childhood Education or equivalent
·Current registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators (RECE)
·Demonstrated practical understanding of implementing a preschool curriculum, and supporting the developmental needs of preschool-aged children.
·Experience working in a co-operative or non-profit preschool environment an asset
·A Vulnerable Sector Check, valid First Aid/CPR certificate and all necessary up-to-date immunizations
·Working knowledge of the Day Nurseries Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Child and Family Services Act.
Wage: Paid Bi-weekly $16.00-$20.00/hour based on experience
Position commences: mid-January or beginning of February, 2015
Please submit resume and cover letter by January 5, 2015 to the Board of Directors at firstname.lastname@example.org