Daycare Support Staff (French)

All Locations
Various hours per week
Duties and responsibilities: 

1. Support and make a commitment to the principles of inclusion.
2. Familiarity with the program routines and philosophy of the program environment.
3. Actively involve all children in the daily activities.
4. Support the overall operation to the program(s) in the program environment.
5. Assist children in expressing themselves by listening and responding with questions or comments that extend conversations.
6. Take direction while participating as a member of a team.
7. Ability to be flexible in performing daily tasks, scheduling and work location.
8. Communicate with professional resource personnel and other specialists to plan, carry out and review individual program plans.
9. Assist in initiating referrals or additional services for children and parent/guardians if there are concerns about the course of development.
10. Assist in setting reasonable behavior expectations consistent with the organization’s philosophy and policies.
11. Assist in providing positive guidelines such as re-directing, positive language and reinforcement.
12. Assist in immediately addressing problem behavior without labeling the child.
13. Assist in following behavior guidance policies established by the organization.
14. Report all accident, injury and illnesses to the Supervisor and record such incidents in the daily communication log.
15. Attend to children’s physical needs for diapering, toileting, eating and sleeping, with respect and as promptly as possible.
16. Report all incidents of suspected child maltreatment to the Supervisor and follow through with the organization’s policy.
17. Release children only to persons authorized by parents/ guardians.
18. Follow the Day Nurseries Act and all other regulatory requirements.
19. Follow the organization’s policies and procedures.
20. Attend regular team meetings.
21. Maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
22. Maintain professionalism in all aspects of work.
23. Maintain confidentiality of the organization, its consumers, other employees, board and committee members, students and volunteers at all times...
24. Promotes a team approach in all areas of the work environment.
25. Continue professional development by attending workshops, conferences, information sessions and courses.
26. Other job related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: 

I. Education and Certificates
1. Secondary Education with related experience in childcare.
2. First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR – Level C) certificates preferred.

II. Experience
1. Minimum of six months experience in childcare preferred.

III. Skills
1. Genuinely committed to helping children learn.
2. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
4. Time management and critical thinking skills.
5. Decision making and problem solving skills.
6. High level of energy.

IV. Abilities and Knowledge
1. Ability to work independently and as a team member.
2. Ability to work with confidential information.
3. Excellent resolution of conflict abilities.
4. Some knowledge and understanding of the Day Nurseries Act and licensing regulations preferred.
5. Ability to effectively interact and relate to children in a developmental appropriate manner.
6. Ability to pass a criminal vulnerable sector reference background check.

Because of the changing nature of work and work to be done, the qualifications may be adjusted from time to time.

How to Apply: 

If you are interested in applying for a position with Our Children, Our Future / Nos enfants, notre avenir, please forward a copy of your current resume, with a letter of application to:

201 Jogues Street
Sudbury, ON
P3C 5L7

or by fax (705) 673-3354

or by email

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.