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Day Care Service Educator – Temporary (Chapter 10) – 2.5 Hours Per Week (S2022-02-395)

Position Description


Day Care Service Educator – Temporary (Chapter 10) – 2.5 hours per week

Lord Aylmer School

Nature of the work

The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in organizing, preparing and conducting a series of activities, in keeping with the educational project, fostering the overall development of students in preschool and elementary school in his or her care, while ensuring their health and safety.

Characteristic functions

The employee in this class of employment plans, conducts and participates in sports, cultural, leisure and recreational activities, both indoors and outdoors, in keeping with the program and educational intervention strategies. He or she may conduct research using, among other things, the Internet, to find activities and games suited for his or her group and for various events held during the year; may create games and crafts adapted to his or her students.

He or she assists students in dressing and undressing.

He or she records student attendance.

He or she assists students in preparing and eating their meals and snacks, while ensuring that the rules promoting hygiene and well-being are observed.

He or she ensures the supervision and safety of students in compliance with the rules of conduct, safety measures and recommendations of parents; administers first aid and, if necessary, administers medications according to medical requirements and the school’s policy and the parents’ instructions. He or she informs parents and all those concerned about a student’s behaviour. He or she responds to parents’ questions and provides them with pertinent information on a daily basis.

He or she maintains order and ensures the cleanliness of the premises and upkeep of material and equipment.

He or she may be required to help those students who so desire with their school work while ensuring an appropriate atmosphere and environment conducive to doing their homework and lessons; if necessary, may respond to simple questions, while respecting the teacher’s instructions to the student.

He or she takes part in meetings organized by the day care service technician as regards the organization and operation of the day care service.

He or she attends, upon request, information meetings intended for parents.

He or she may be required to participate in meetings to draw up an individualized education plan in order to convey his or her observations and makes pertinent suggestions concerning a student with a handicap, social maladjustment or learning difficulty and applies the measures chosen within the scope of his or her duties; works with others to follow up on student files.

He or she may assist the day care service technician in carrying out certain administrative tasks.

He or she may be required to use a computer and the necessary software to perform his or her duties.

He or she may be required to train new day care service educators.

If need be, he or she performs any other related duty.

Required qualifications

Hold a Secondary School Diploma and an Attestation of Vocational Studies in Day Care Services or a diploma and an attestation of studies recognized as equivalent by the competent authority, and have one (1) year of pertinent experience.

Other requirements

Hold a certificate dated no more than three (3) years attesting to the successful completion of:

1. a standard first aid course of a minimum eight (8)-hour duration;

2. a refresher course of a minimum six (6)-hour duration updating the skills acquired in the course mentioned in subparagraph 1.

Working conditions:

Salary: $21.83 to $25.19 per hour (based on qualifications and experience)

Start Date: as soon as possible

End Date: June 23, 2022

Application must include:

Resume (including detailed work history and education background)

A cover letter

Professional references


by 4:00 p.m., February 10, 2022

Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Western Quebec School Board is committed to building an educational community with the common purpose to realize the potential of all our students by cultivating a strong corps of support, professional, teaching and administrative excellence. We therefore encourage applications from Indigenous people, as well as from other racialized people groups, persons living with a disability, people of religious faith, and gender minorities.

As an organization, we strive to hire individuals who reflect the communities we serve, and who embody and practice a love of life-long learning, teamwork, and the highest professional ethics. Our efforts to achieve a diverse workforce that contributes to a culturally safe working environment include establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers and removing obstacles to hiring and retaining qualified people.

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