Part-Time Classroom Assistant

Position posted 22 July 2020. Open until filled.

Work Schedule:

  • The school year runs from September 8, 2020 to June 18, 2021, with a 2-week break in winter, 1 week in February, and another 2-week break in spring. There are about 36 work weeks in the year.
  • Working hours will be 4.5 hours per week.
    • 8:45-11:00am Tues (2.25 hours)
    • 8:45-11:00am Thurs (2.25 hours)

Requirements:

  • Must provide a clear Vulnerable Sector background check from the RCMP before beginning work.
  • Must be able to obtain the Child Development Assistant (CDA) certification within 3 months of hiring. The free online training course is offered by AB Government once the job has been offered. (CDW & CDS preferred.)
  • Must be able to obtain childcare first aid & CPR training within 3 months of hiring.

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide active classroom support for the Preschool teachers & children.
  • Assist teachers with Literacy Circles and baby visits, and other classroom events & visitors.
  • Deal calmly & respectfully with any issues that arise with children, parents, or teachers.
  • Be positive, patient, & encouraging with children.
  • Prepare craft supplies as directed by the teacher.
  • Clean the classroom as directed by the teacher, during transitions between activities: for example, wiping down tables after snack, or sweeping up while the class is in circle time.
  • Abide by the Preschool Employment Contract.
  • Abide by the Preschool Policy Manual.

Open until filled. Interested candidates for both positions, please submit your resume to Lindsey at:

info@canmorepreschool.com. 

Learning through play!