The North Dumfries Preschool Co-Operative Inc. was founded in Ayr over 30 years ago.  It was created by a group of parents who shared the core belief that parents are a child's first and most important teachers.  Our program is licensed by the Ministry of Education Program and serves children ages 18 months to 5 years old divided into age appropriate classes for toddlers and preschoolers.  These children are nurtured and encouraged by their parents who work in the classroom and by our wonderful teachers, helping them to get prepared for the kindergarten years.  The North Dumfries Preschool Co-Operative is funded in part by the Region of Waterloo.

We are currently looking of an energetic, positive individual to fill a part-time position at the Preschool.  NDPCI is a family focused, co-operative Preschool that participates in fundraising events and enjoys being a part of our community.

Assistant Teacher - Morning Class

Contract Position Starting August 2017 - June 2018

  • Hours are from 9:15am - 11:45am on Mondays and 9:15am - 12:15pm Tuesday-Friday throughout the elementary school year plus up to one extra hour per week to assist with the cleaning of classrooms and toys

  • There are two age groups of children at our Preschool - Monday mornings are the Toddler Class (18 months - 30 months) and Tuesday - Friday mornings are our Preschool Classes (30 months - 5 years)

  • Responsibilities include providing support to the Teacher/Supervisor in the classroom in executing the curriculum in the morning classes

  • The successful candidate must demonstrate professional judgement on a daily basis within the guidelines set out by the Governing Acts, regulations, by-laws and Preschool policies

  • Must be comfortable in a team environment that is fast paced and very creative

  • Must be responsive to family and children's needs; have strong problem solving skills; ability to work with families in complex situations and from a variety of backgrounds.

  • Must have Standard First Aid/CPR level C course or willing to obtain before start date

  • Must have current Criminal Reference Check & Vulnerable Sector Check

  • A diploma in Early Childhood Education or other child related field would be an asset

  • A genuine love and commitment towards working with young children is required.

Please direct your resume and cover letter to Ms. Jennifer Culp at northdumfriespreschool@gmail.com by Friday June 16th, 2017.  We thank all applicants for their interest, but will only be contacting those who are selected for an interview.

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North Dumfries Preschool Co-op Inc.​ (inside Knox Church)

92 Northumberland St
Ayr, Ontario  N0B 1E0

519-632-8272