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Day Care Service Educator – Chapter 10 – 5 Hours Per Week (Lunch Hour Supervision)

Position Description

Day Care Service Educator -Chapter 10 – 5 hours per week (Lunch Hour Supervision)

Lord Aylmer Elementary 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 their 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 groups and for various events held during the year; may create games and crafts adapted to the students;

Assists students in dressing and undressing;

Records student attendance;

Assists students in preparing and eating their meals and snacks, while ensuring that the rules promoting hygiene and well-being are observed;

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. informs parents and all those concerned about a student’s behaviour responds to parents’ questions and provides them with pertinent information on a daily basis;

Maintains order and ensures the cleanliness of the premises and upkeep of material and equipment;

may be required to help those students who so desire with their schoolwork 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;

Takes part in meetings organized by the day care service technician as regards the organization and operation of the day care services;

Attends, upon request, information meetings intended for parents;

May be required to participate in meetings to draw up an individualized education plan in order to convey, their observations and makes pertinent suggestions concerning a student with a handicap, social maladjustment or learning difficulty and applies the measures chosen within the scope their duties; works with other to follow up on student files;

May be required to use a computer and the necessary software to perform;

May be required to train new day care service educators;

If need be, 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.

Application must include:

Resume (including detailed work history and education background) , a cover letter and professional references


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.

We acknowledge that the lands upon which we live, learn, and work are the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe peoples. We thank them for sharing these lands and commit, as an organization, as educators and as individuals, to an ongoing relationship that recognizes and respects the lands, traditions, and culture of the Anishinaabe people.

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