The North Dumfries Preschool Cooperative Inc. (NDPCI) is a non-profit preschool operating in Ayr. We offer a toddler class, a preschool class and a junior kindergarten preparation class for students making the transition to elementary school the following September. The aim of our school is “to provide an opportunity for children to learn the rudiments of good citizenship and equip themselves to proceed to more formal education without difficult adjustment”. As the sole cooperative preschool in Ayr, we have played an instrumental role in the lives of many families for over 30 years.

We are currently looking of an energetic, positive individual to fill a part-time contract 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 - JK Prep Class

Contract Position Starting January 2020 - June 2020

  • Hours are from 12:15pm - 3:15pm Tuesday-Thursday throughout the elementary school year plus up to one extra hour per week to assist with the cleaning of classrooms and toys

  • Will report to the supervising teacher and support her in implementing our structured program
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate professional judgement on a daily basis within the guidelines set out by the Governing Acts, regulations, by-laws and NDPCI 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 and potential behavioral challenges.

  • 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 Brandy Cornish at by Friday December 6th, 2019.  We thank all applicants for their interest, but will only be contacting those who are selected for an interview.