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JOB POST #4879-2024

Child Care Assistant

Date Posted: February 9th, 2024 Date Closing: March 3rd, 2024

About The Role:

At Discovery Child Care Centre you will work as an assistant teacher alongside some of the most passionate, caring and dedicated educators in the industry. You will spend your days immersed in outdoor, natural environments and spend your time engaging and connecting children with nature. You will model a growth mindset through collaborative inquiry and share your passion with the natural world.You will strive for a deeper understanding of cultivating an ecological identity for children, families, educators, and the community. Educators in this role ensure they operate from respect, gratitude and awareness,for the natural world. They are passionate about life-long learning and possess resilience. They ensure that their daily contributions operate in alignment with our core values.

About You:

You are passionate about spending the majority of your days outdoors and see the value in connecting children with the natural world. You are inspired to bring quality early learning and care, emergent curriculum and life-long learning to the lives of children. You are positive, joyful, proactive, reflective, and creative in your pursuits of creating learning opportunities for children. You are passionate about building connections and engaging with children and families. Y

Some accountability associated with the role include:

-Understanding the goals and priorities of the organization and can articulate how your actions connect to these goals

– Leading by example and model a respect for nature to all children, co-workers, and families

-Taking responsibility for living Discovery’s cultural values

-Setting goals, finding pathways to achieve those goals, and demonstrating autonomy

-Staying aligned with your values when facing tough decisions.

-Commit to developing nature based knowledge, wilderness skills, and personal connection to nature

-Taking initiative vs. always waiting for direction.
-You are a proactive, solutions focused problem solver

-Showing gratitude for my colleagues, children, leadership, community, and natural world

-Ensuring the safety of children by facilitating risk assessment and mitigation strategies

-Planning and implementing play based experiences surrounding children’s interests.

-Observing and documenting children’s learning.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $16.55 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Work Location: In person

How to Apply:

Applicants must upload your cover letter, resume, and pertinent documents through our “Careers” section on our website at:   Applicants will only be considered that applied directly through our website. In keeping with Discovery Child Care Center’s commitment to providing service in a manner that is accessible to all, reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants upon request.

Please reference this job posting in your email: JOB POSTING #4879-2024