Before-and-or-After School CCA – Part-Time

Website Cairns Children's Centre Inc

Job ID 5891
Job Category

Child Care Assistant


Cairns Children’s Centre is looking for someone to join our team of dedicated Educators!

Our Bonnycastle School location (on Chancellor Drive, near U of M) needs a before-and/or-after school person, to work part-time with our awesome School-Age group, taking turns with colleagues to implement activities (planning is shared and you’d be given paid time) and explore our outdoor spaces with the children. Hours of work: 7 or 7:30-9am and/or 3 or 3:30 until 5 or 5:30pm, depending on your availability. The hours would be between 15 and 20 hours each week, and more hours are possible on Inservice days and school holidays (Full time in the summer is available!)

Rate of pay is $15.25-18.49 per hour (depending on experience and Education), plus 4% vacation pay on each cheque. We also offer sick time and paid professional development/staff meetings.

The successful candidate will:
– Display professionalism
– Be able to take positive direction
– Have enthusiasm and natural curiosity for children
– Display respect and compassion for children
– Have the ability to work as a part of a team as well as work independently
– Have a positive and friendly attitude
– Have great interpersonal skills
– Be energetic and passionate about outdoor play

Eligible Candidates

Experience working in a School Age program is an asset, however the Centre is happy to train the right candidate.

We do not discriminate for any reason, so please do not hesitate to apply!

You will be responsible to obtain a Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and First Aid training.

Fluency in English - both verbal and written - is a requirement.

Application Deadline February 4th, 2023
Contact Information

Please forward your resume and a cover letter telling us about yourself, to Executive Director, Tannis Hewitt, at

Please include your daily availability, and be sure to check the location/transportation before applying.

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