Child Care Assistant

Website Harstone Children's Centre Inc.

Job ID 9333
Job Category

Child Care Assistant


We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Childcare Assistant to join our team at our Preschool/School-age location. This is a part-time position with 25 hours per week, with the possibility of more. The ideal candidate will have a genuine love for children and a strong desire to support their growth and development in a safe and nurturing environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning and implementing daily activities for preschool and school age children
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all children at all times
  • Provide compassionate attentive care to children.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes learning and development.
  • Communicate effectively with parents and co-workers.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and stimulating environment.
  • Be a supportive team member who is able to collaborate with other team members to achieve program goals.


  • Completive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Group Insurance and Pension Plan after 3 months
  • 6 paid sick days per year
  • 3 paid personal days per year
  •  3 weeks holidays after the first year (moving to 4 weeks after 5 years).
  • 2 paid professional development days per year
  • Opportunities for additional professional development and continuing education
  •  Paid planning time off the floor
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
Eligible Candidates

Candidates must have or obtain the following:

  • Child Abuse (with vulnerable sector search) and Criminal Record Check
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Childcare Assistant Certification
  • Completion of a 40-hour course within the first year
  • Experience in childcare is an asset
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English
Application Deadline August 7th, 2024
Contact Information

All interested candidates can submit their resume and cover letter to

We look forward to hearing from you!

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