Job Description & Requirements
Applicants must be in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators and possess Standard First Aid with CPR Level C/AED at the date of application. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must complete a Physical Demands Test. Human Resources will confirm the date/time of the test with the successful candidate. The successful applicant to this position will automatically be added to the WRDSB Designated Early Childhood Educator Supply List.
THIS POSTING IS OPEN TO CANDIDATES WHO ARE NOT ON THE
WRDSB SUPPLY EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR LIST.
The Human Resources Department will forward all ELIGIBLE applications to the Principal. The Principal of the school will screen applications and may select those he/she wishes to consider from the qualified applicants. Neither Human Resources nor the Principal will necessarily respond to each applicant. As a condition of employment, you are required to submit a Criminal Record (CRC) including the vulnerable sector that is acceptable to the Board. Human Resources must be in receipt of the original CRC before your employment can begin. Please note that the Board does not assume any costs associated with the Criminal Record Check. Term of assignment(s) is subject to change with appropriate notice. Please note: Long term occasional DECEs in an assignment greater than eighty (80) instructional days or four (4) months in duration, are eligible for up to two (2) full unpaid days per school year.
Under the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014, S.O. 2014, c. 11, Sched. 1 Ontario Regulation 137/15 for staff screening and police record checks;
Employees [DECEs, EAs, CYWs] working in licensed child care programs are required to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check issued by a Police Service on or before every fifth anniversary after the date of the most recent vulnerable sector check. In addition, employees are required to complete an annual offence declaration (annually recorded through the WRDSB staff portal). Educators working in Before and After School Programs are required to complete a request for VSC through your local police service [available online] and submit your original electronic copy to firstname.lastname@example.org for review.
Employees are required to have a valid first aid and cpr certificate and or be registered to update their training within the year.
It is the responsibility of interested candidates to ensure that their application, including a resume, cover letter, Ontario College of ECE registration and Standard First Aid with CPR Level C/AED is submitted through Apply to Education. Candidates are asked not to contact schools directly, either by phone or email. Your co-operation is appreciated.
Please note that no application packages are to be sent to the Board office. All applications will be accessed only through the Apply To Education website.
Recognizing the significant impact that COVID-19 is having on our world and our ways of doing business, the Board recognizes that the recruitment/selection process may need to be modified to ensure individual and community safety. We are all working through what is an unprecedented time for our schools and our communities. To that end, the Board will be engaging in a different method of interviewing candidates for vacancies. This may include but is not limited to a Google Hangout video-conference interview. Hiring Teams will provide further information to candidates upon request for an interview.
The Waterloo Region District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to fair and equitable hiring practices that allow us to hire qualified staff who reflect the diversity of the community we serve, who will foster the success and well-being of our students and who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in the classroom.
We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:
- First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
- members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion
- and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
- persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
- person who identify as women; and
- persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions
We will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidate participation in the hiring process.
The information collected on this form is used to monitor WRDSB’s progress toward our equity goals including our commitment to diversity in WRDSB recruitment and hiring practices.
We are committed to the security and confidentiality of information under our control, and to the protection of privacy with respect to personal and confidential information that is collected, used, disclosed and retained in the system (Policy 1014_- Privacy Protection and Access to Information). Information on this form is collected pursuant to Ontario’s Education Equity Action Plan (Ministry of Education), PPM 165 and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). Access to this form is restricted to specific individuals in Human Resources. Access, use and disclosure of the data is governed by MFIPPA and ethical research practices. Applicant Self-Identification data will be attached to your Apply to Education applicant profile as long as you are employed with the WRDSB.
If you prefer not to answer any of the Self Identification questions, you can select “prefer not to answer”. This in no way affects your application or the applicant selection process. If you have questions or concerns about this form please contact email@example.com.