• CompanyChippewas of the Thames First Nation
  • Education / CredentialsDSW or ECE recognized college diploma
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline09/03/2021

Job Description

Chippewa of the Thames First Nation is accepting applications for the position of:


Supervisor: Enji-Maajtaawaad Early Years Director
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: Full-time, Temp Contract $45,000 – $50,000 depending on experience/ credentials
Posting Date: August 13, 2021
Closing Date: September 3,2021, 4:00pm EST (Late submissions will not be accepted)


  • Under the supervision of the Early Years Director the DSW or RECE you will be responsible in
    providing one on one care to an autistic child who is under the age of six. The main priority is in providing support to ensure the child is integrated into the daily program and able to participate in all program activities to the best of their ability.


  • DSW or ECE recognized college diploma
  • Current member of College of Early Childhood Education
  • Experience working with children aged 0-6yrs with autism would be considered an asset
  • Valid Ontario Drivers License
  • Current Standard First Aid with Infant & Child CPR: Level C
  • Must clear a Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Up to date Immunization Record
  • Must exemplify a healthy lifestyle


  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of the autism spectrum and/or other behavioural/mental disorders
  • Knowledge of behavioural support plans
  • Experience de-escalation and crisis management
  • Experience in creating social stories, visual aids, sensory integration, and report writing
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
    (Note: Don’t let this stop you from applying, we will provide you the necessary training and certifications)


  • Building positive working relationships with the child, family, community members, and other
    professionals involved in the care team
  • Encouraging and modeling acceptable social standards and setting appropriate boundaries
  • Engaging in frequent interaction with the child, using appropriate means of communication
  • Facilitating recreational/and or educational activities
  • Attending case conferences when required
  • Collaborating with the care team and providing input into assessments and Individual Specialized Plan (ISP)

*The successful candidate will be required to submit a clear Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check (Level 3) as a condition of employment.

Hiring of Indigenous people will be given preference.

Interested Applicants, please submit a Cover Letter, Resume, Three work related references, photocopies of education documents to:

Briar Banks, Human Resources Manager,
Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, 320 Chippewa Road
Muncey, Ontario N0L 1Y0

NOTE: We thank all candidates for applying; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Full Job Description available from the Human Resources Department