Job Title:



Future Stars Learning Centre


Halifax, NS

Closing Date:


Job Summary

Position: Early Childhood Educator Assistant (ECEA)

Vacancies: 2

Wage: $15.50-$17.00 an hour

Additional Benefits: Medical and Dental

Terms of Employment: Full-time, 30 to 40 hours per week

Start Date: As soon as possible

Children’s Ages: 5 years; 1 year; 2 years; 3 years; 4 years; infant (3 months-11 months); up to 12 years

Work Site Environment: Noisy

Transportation/Travel Information: Public transportation is available

Work Location Information: Urban area

Major Responsibilities

  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts;
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods;
  • Maintain a neat and clean environment, including all activity and program areas, common spaces, and washrooms;
  • Submit written observation reports pertaining physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children, to early childhood educators or supervisors;
  • Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours;
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties;
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children.



Fluent in English with strong communication skills


College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years


First-Aid Certificate


  • Minimum 6 months’ experience providing early childhood education, while:
  • Montessori experience is an asset;
  • Experience for creating innovative or play-centered programs is an asset.
  • Security
  • Criminal record check and child abuse registry check

Skills and Other Requirements

  • Basic computer skills;
  • Able to assist in housekeeping;
  • Able to efficiently work with co-workers to achieve optimal results;
  • High energy and able to work under pressure;
  • Patience when working with children and toddlers.


Applicants are requested to submit their resume and cover letter via email to

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Posted 2019-01-22

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