Term CCA (Maternity Leave)

Website St. James Montessori

Job ID 7963
Job Category

Child Care Assistant


Are you looking for a fun, exciting job where you can make a difference? To be part of a strong and caring team? Do you love to laugh and find joy in your day to day? Want to feel valued and seen? Then this may be the position for you!

SJMS is currently seeking a strong CCA to fill a term position, which may lead to further employment! We are celebrating our 53rd year as a licensed nonprofit nursery school. Our mission is to provide high quality Montessori/DAP-guided education to families of all socio-economic backgrounds. We accept government funding, follow the ELCC daily fees guidelines, and welcome subsidy and inclusion support. We have merged the Montessori Method with the DAP for the Preschool Child into a fun and hands-on program where children grow at their own pace!

We are currently interviewing for the position of Term CCA to cover a maternity leave. Position start date TBD in conjunction with successful candidate, but ideally as soon as possible. This position is full time, 40 hours a week, with bi-monthly pay periods (15th and last day of the month).

We offer our educational team:

  • Competitive Wages using the new Provincial Wage Scale!
  • Eight hour shifts with a half hour paid lunch break!
  • Daily paid planning time!
  • Flexibility in choosing shifts; staff pick between the earliest (7:45-3:45) to the latest (8:30-4:30)
  • Pension and Cost-Shared HSP Benefits after probationary period ends!
  • Monthly sick time that can be used for any reason staff need!
  • A focus on healthy work/life balances and a supportive work environment for staff’s full physical, social and mental health!
  • Opportunities for financial sponsorship towards Montessori training!
  • We are a small team, and value and respect each other’s ideas, thoughts, opinions and feedback. We all have our own skills that when combined as a team, create an exceptional experience for our preschoolers!
  • And much more!
Eligible Candidates

Must have:

  • At least one year experience working in a licensed early learning and child care program
  • Experience with children ages 2-6
  • Possess clear Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check including Vulnerable Sector
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, including communication with fellow educators, families and the community
  • Be willing to be coached and mentored, and to coach and mentor others
  • Montessori training/experience is an asset but not required
Application Deadline October 7th, 2023
Contact Information

Applicants can submit their Resume along with at least two (2) professional references by email to stjamesmontessori@gmail.com

We thank everyone who applies; those selected will be contacted for interviews.

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