Temporary Full Time Early Childhood Assistant – more than 1 required

June 10, 2021
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Mississauga Temple Child Care Centre
Salary Range:
$15.61 per hour
3173 Cawthra Road
Posting Expires:
June 18, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Joanne Seaward: Joanne.Seaward@salvationarmy.ca


We are seeking committed individuals who will be available to work 40 hours per week at our Mississauga Temple Child Care Centre working with our Toddler to School Age children for an 8 week period

Assistant Teacher will perform duties to provide continuity of day-to-day responsibilities with children, working alongside our Toddler, Preschool or School Age ECE



  • Nurture each child to grow spiritually, emotionally, intellectually and physically
  • Promote a sense of belonging, a sense of well-being, the opportunity to engage in learning and the opportunity for each child to express him or herself
  • Treat each child with Love, Dignity and Respect
  • Understand and comply with provincial, municipal and The Salvation Army Policies, Procedures and Standards, including new COVID-19 Policies and Procedures
  • Plan and implement a consistent child-centred program in accordance with “How Does Learning Happen”
  • Provide high quality experiences based on the children’s interests
  • Provide within the environment various areas where children can explore, play happily and safely, ask questions and where hands on learning can take place with the involvement and support of the Educator
  • Carry out all daily routines following the center’s policies & procedures
  • Complete enhanced cleaning as per our COVID-19 Sanitary Practices Policy
  • Maintain positive communication with parents through daily contact  &  our app
  • Adheres to work schedule to ensure program stays within ratio and provides required adequate notice to supervisor regarding unexpected scheduling changes
  • Ability to work within a team and be part of a large multi-service, Christian charitable Organization
  • Attends staff meetings, required training and all other relevant professional development opportunities necessary for the position. Maintains qualifications and certifications as required by the provincial standards.
  • Participate in parent nights and special events such as fundraising, field trips, Church programs, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Designate if Supervisor is away


  • This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Program and the following represents the applicant criteria:
    • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*
    • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
    • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Oral & written skills in order to work with children, parents and other staff
  • Preference would be given to those who have previous experience working in a Child Care or working with groups of children
  • Knowledge of Child Care and Early Years Act, How Does Learning Happen
  • Food Handlers Certificate an asset
  • Ability to use frequent light to medium physical effort: lifting up to 20 kg (44 lbs.), bending and stooping
  • Must be able to work outdoors for at least 2 hours daily year-round; may be exposed to heat, humidity or cold
  • Flexibility regarding assigned working hours Monday to Friday, able to work split shifts, early morning and mid-late afternoons
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle an asset (travel to multiple locations)
  • Be available for full 8 weeks of program


  • Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening completed
  • Updated Medical completed
  • Standard First Aid & Level C CPR
  • Complete all on-line Salvation Army courses

HOURS: 40 hours per week



 Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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