Position: School Age Educators

Licensed School Age Program, Multiple Locations in Middlesex

Start Date: As soon as possible


  • Monday through Friday following the elementary school calendar
  • Morning program operates from – 6:30am – 9:00am (varies with location)
  • Afternoon program operates from – 3:00pm – 6:00pm (varies with location)
  • Number of shifts per week is dependent upon availability and position
  • Possibility of additional full-day shifts on PD Days/Breaks – various locations/needs
  • Required to submit personal availability for shifts 4 weeks in advance, using a web-based scheduling system
  • Required to commit to supporting a family of schools within a reasonable proximity

In this role, you will:

  • Plan and deliver a consistent child-centered program for elementary age children, in accordance with our YMCA curriculum
  • Provide quality compassionate care and support to children and their families
  • Ensure supervision and safety of children at all times; Understand and comply with provincial (CCEYA), municipal and YMCA policies and procedures
  • Be committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and building a sense of belonging
  • Embrace and exemplify the Y’s core values

Education Requirement: Secondary School Diploma

Education & Skills Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children 4-12 years in a work or school placement setting is an asset
  • Plans to enroll, or in current pursuit of a diploma in Early Childhood Education, or in pursuit or holds a diploma or a degree in a related field of study is an asset
  • Early Childhood Education graduates must be registered (or proof that registration is in process) and in good standing in the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE)
  • Graduates in a related field of study must be members of their associations as required
  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C certification or include the date of training scheduled within the next three months. Training cost and time is at the expense of the applicant and not reimbursed
  • Applicants are required to be a minimum of 18 years of age or older to obtain a current Vulnerable Criminal Reference Check (less than 6 months old)
  • Up-to-date immunizations required by Public Health, Ministry of Education and YMCASWO
  • Ability to use frequent light to medium physical effort: lifting to 20 kg (44 lbs.), bending, and stooping
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada

Salary Details:

Compensation: Starting rates are dependent on qualifications, and contract.

  • Members of the College of Early Childhood Educators, Ontario – up to $22.00 per hour (includes Government Wage Enhancements)
  • Non-Members – up to $19.50 per hour (includes Government Wage Enhancements)

As part of your total compensation:

  • Receive a complimentary YMCA personal membership to our Health & Fitness facilities, and discounts on YMCA child care and camp programs
  • Access vacation entitlement in accordance with the employment standards regulations, and up to 3 paid personal days annually
  • Be part of a caring and supportive network of people to help each other succeed
  • Complimentary access to wellness and counselling services
  • Contribute to real, meaningful impact in the lives of children and youth

How to Apply:

About Employer:

Why the Y?

The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to the development of healthy communities and welcomes people of all backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities. We are committed to helping our employees reach their full potential and are recognized by Forbes as one of Canada’s Top Employers. We offer meaningful employment and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

NOTE: The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders including our members/participants, employees, job applicants, suppliers, and any visitors who may enter our premises, access our information, or use our services. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations.

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