Job Title:

Early Childhood Education Assistant


Lawpoint on behalf of client


Port Elgin, ON

Closing Date:

December 30, 2020

Port Elgin Montessori Preschool located at Port Elgin, ON, at 5-281 GODERICH ST, Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C1 is a proud provider of quality early learning and childcare. We are currently seeking a full time early childhood education assistant to fill in asap.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • Completed high school education at a minimum
  • Minimum of one year of relevant experience 
  • Must have a good command of English and able to converse with ease on a wide variety of topics; English is language of work
  • Joyful personality, dependability, commitment and competence in caring for children and sharing these skills
  • Understanding of and love for young children and enthusiasm for helping to maintain a happy, creative atmosphere in the classroom

The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling all Early Childhood Education Assistant duties including, but not limited to:

  • Assisting the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Teacher in planning and implementing the daily and weekly program plan
  • Working collaboratively with teachers and assistants to plan, develop and implement daily activities that support and promote the intellectual, emotional, and physical development of children
  • Assisting children in activities by reading stories, teaching songs, demonstrating the use of simple musical instruments and preparing craft materials
  • Assisting the ECE Teachers in observing, monitoring and assessing the pupils progress while discussing progress or concerns related to children with the teacher
  • Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with various community partners
  • Maintaining a healthy physical, emotional and social environment conducive to learning
  • Maintaining and completing developmental checklists as required
  • Encouraging parental involvement through regular communications
  • Assisting teachers in supervising the students at all program times
  • Accompanying the students on field trips
  • Maintaining classroom upkeep including the organization of materials, classroom visual displays, bulletin/announcement boards, etc.
  • Helping children with washroom routines, dressing and lunchtime activities
  • Providing supervision and age appropriate programming for groups of students enrolled in after or before school care programs
  • Ensuring the safety and well-being of children at all times
  • Attending staff meetings, professional development activities, open houses, and parent-teacher interviews as required
  • Ensuring that all regulatory standards required by federal, provincial and municipal governments are being met at all times
  • Other duties as required

This is a permanent position paid at $18 per hour with 35 hours per week of workload at a minimum.

Primary job location is Port Elgin, Ontario.


Please send your resume to in confidence - thank you!

Posted 2020-10-02

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