early childhood assistant Job at MASTERMIND MONTESSORI SCHOOL in Markham, ON

Job Description


1 year to less than 2 years

or equivalent experience

Experience with Special Needs Children

Children with behavioural issues

Children with allergies

Children with asthma

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings

Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children

Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts

Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods

Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors

Children’s Ages

5 years

1 year

2 years

3 years

4 years

Additional Skills

Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties

Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records

Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children

Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours

Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants


Security and Safety


Child abuse registry check

Child welfare check

Medical exam

Immunization records

Tuberculosis test

Criminal record check

Basic security clearance

Vulnerable sector check

Work Site Environment


Air conditioned

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Physically demanding

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills


Team player

Interpersonal awareness




Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

Knowledge of licensing regulations

Establish guidelines for behaviour

Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children

Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest

provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity

Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits

Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor

Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children

Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members

Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children

About Company


Company Location:  Markham, ON

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