Early Childhood Educator (2 positions)

  • CompanyEelŭnaapéewi Lahkéewiit
  • Education / CredentialsEarly Childhood Education Diploma
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline09/17/2021

Job Description

Eelŭnaapéewi Lahkéewiit Job Posting
Early Childhood Educator (2 positions)
Job Description

Eelŭnaapéewi Lahkéewiit
Early Learning Centre
14762 School House Line
R. R. #3
Thamesville, Ontario
N0P 2K0
Early Childhood Education

Job Status:
35 hours per week
Closing Date:
September 17 2021 4:00pm

POSITION REPORTS TO: The Early Childhood Educator shall be under the
supervision of the Eelŭnaapéewi Lahkéewiit Early Learning Centre Director.

Summary of Position: The Early Childhood Educator will ensure the development and provision of a high quality, wholistic, culturally relevant and individual educational program. The Early childhood Educator will support and assist in all program service areas of the Eelŭnaapéewi Lahkéewiit Early Learning Centre

Program Delivery

  • Plans, implements and coordinates classroom activities.
  • Responsible for classroom management and instruction.
  • To provide for the safety and well being of the children during both on and off-site activities promoting the six components of Head Start.
  • Involves all staff in classroom operations by planning activities for individual
    children and groups according to the child’s developmental level.
  • Creating and planning activities for individual children and groups according
    to the child’s developmental level in accordance with “How Does learning Happen?”
  • Maintain regulated and required documentation, reporting and record keeping
    Conduct monthly fire drills.
  • To organize space, equipment and materials to allow child experiences
  • Complete daily playground inspections.
  • Any other relevant duties as assigned by the Eelŭnaapéewi Lahkéewiit Early Learning Centre Director.


  • Develop and monitor an annual work plan and calendar.
  • Maintain active, accurate and confidential filing system.
  • To ensure daily recording of names, ages and parent/caregivers name, and
    making note of any special needs; e.g. developmental assessments, allergies,
    dietary concerns or other relevant matters.
  • Designs learning activities utilizing the High Scope curriculum and assessment
    tool as well as other available resources.
  • Attend meetings and training as requested by the Early Learning Centre
  • Reports and documents parent concerns or critical incidents concerning the
    Early Learning Centre to the Early Learning Centre Director.
  • Is aware of and adheres to the current policies and procedures of the Early
    Learning Centre Program, as well as be familiar with the Child Care and Early
    Years Act.
  • Submit regular reports and maintain licensing requirements to the Director
    and complete any other reporting as required by funding and licensing sources.


  • Early Childhood Education Diploma from an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Registered member of the College of Early Childhood Educators and in good standing
  • Experience working with Aboriginal children and their parents
  • Knowledge of the Lunaapeew Language and Culture would be an asset
  • High Scope or Resource Teacher would be an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent planning skills, excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be computer literate
  • Knowledge of the Aboriginal Head Start Initiative and its components
  • Knowledge of “How Does Learning Happen?” Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years is
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team approach and maintain confidentiality
  • Must be willing to take training as needed
  • Must possess Ontario driver’s license
  • Must provide copy of recent criminal reference check with vulnerable sector search
  • Medical Certificate and First Aid/CPR due upon employment

Employment Term: Full-time, 35 hours per week, One year Contract.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and/or experience
Hours of Work: Daily from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (flexible hours required)

Interested candidates, please submit a Cover Letter, Resume, and
3 references (2 work related & 1 personal) to:

Director of Operations
Eelŭnaapéewi Lahkéewiit Administration Office
14760 School House Line,
Thamesville, Ontario N0P 2K0

Marked: CONFIDENTIAL – Early Childhood Educator – Early Learning
By: September 17th, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.

Pursuant to Section 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act, Eelŭnaapéewi Lahkéewiit gives
preference to First Nation applications.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit a current CPIC/Vulnerable Sector Search and consent to a background reference check