Child Care Teachers - Before & After School

YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce - Port Elgin, ON (30+ days ago)

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Do you love children? Are you looking for an opportunity to express your creativity while developing meaningful programs for the children in your care?

We believe we have the best Child Care staff in Grey Bruce and are looking to add to our amazing team! We are seeking an individual that is passionate about providing the absolute best care to our young community members.

START DATE: August 26, 2019

WAGES: Wages are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Wage Range: $18.04 – $20.59* per hour

(*$16.04 - $18.59 per hour PLUS $2.00 WEG per eligible hour)

We also offer our staff Benefits, Retirement Savings Plan, and cree membership to the YMCA!

What We’re Looking For: We are looking for an energetic, positive, team player that loves children! You are an exceptional Child Care Teacher that wants to work with other star performers to provide the best before & after school programs in the area. You look forward to watching your students learn and grow. You get immense satisfaction from knowing that your contribution directly affects the learning and development of children in our care. You enjoy working in a group setting where you can depend on your co-workers and they can depend on you for support. You are a fun, dependable, hardworking individual that believes in the YMCA Mission and Values. You receive great satisfaction from helping others and giving back to your community.

What We Offer: In addition to working with amazing co-workers you will be part of an organization that gives back to the community. As a Child Care Teacher, you will have an opportunity to let your creativity shine when preparing programs and goals for our young community members. This position is full-time at 28+ hours per week. We offer competitive wages, benefits, retirement savings and YMCA membership.


  • To plan and implement age appropriate activities and to present a safe, clean and visually appealing environment in accordance with Ministry of Education regulations, CCEYA, and YMCA policies and procedures for both school age and childcare programs.
  • To observe, record and communicate individual child development.
  • To act as a professional role model for children, volunteers, students and fellow staff.
  • To interact and communicate effectively with children, families, YMCA staff and services and community contacts.
  • To work together as an integral part of a team within the classroom and the whole centre, providing support and encouragement to one another.
  • Attending monthly staff meetings, workshops and courses that may be directed by the Child Care supervisor.
  • To maintain a neat, orderly, and clean environment, including all activity areas and washrooms.
  • To maintain confidentiality of all information related to the centre, the children, their families, and staff.
  • To maintain regular attendance, punctuality and to be appropriately dressed and well groomed.


  • Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) OR in the process of becoming a Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) OR equivalent (example: Bachelor of Education, Degree in Child Studies, the NNEB if from the U.K., etc.)
  • Familiar with the CCEYA
  • Experience and knowledge in Playing to Learn programming an asset but not necessary
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Check issued no later than 90 days preceding start date.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The anticipated start date for these positions is August 26, 2019.

Candidates must submit a completed YMCA Employment/Volunteer Application Form (found on the Careers page of our website ) in order to be considered.

The YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association. We are committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.04 to $20.59 /hour


  • Secondary School (Required)