Simcoe Community Services
  • 07-Mar-2018 to 28-Mar-2018 (EST)
  • Pre-School Services
  • Barrie, ON, CAN
  • Casual

Would you like to... work with an enthusiastic and committed team; share new and creative ideas?  If so, Simcoe Community Services may be just the place for you!

We are one of the largest accredited community living organizations in Ontario providing services through a variety of programs which include; Accommodation Services, Community Support Services in the Barrie and Orillia areas and a variety of programs that support children and families. As an organization we look for individuals who demonstrate initiative, collaboration, resilience, creative problem solving and an ability to advocate and foster independence in others.

We are currently recruiting for Supply Staff working hours as neededUsing a family centered, collaborative approach to service delivery, this role will be responsible for assisting in the daily operation of the Agency's EarlyON Child and Family Centres, both main and satellite sites, located in Barrie and surrounding areas, Innisfil and Bradford. This includes providing play and inquiry based learning opportunities for children ages 0-6, parent education and resources including information and referrals.


  • Community college diploma in E.C.E., or a relevant course of study or acceptable equivalency as determined by the employer;
  • Individuals registered with the college of ECE will be given preference;
  • Recent relevant experience working with children and families;
  • Knowledge of community resources for parents and children;
  • Knowledge of the How Does Learning Happen? Ontario's Pedagogy for the Early Years
  • Excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills;
  • Current First Aid/C.P.R. and NVCI Certificates are an asset;
  • Knowledge of French language is an asset;
  • Valid driver's license and own reliable transportation is required;

 Duties and responsibilities:  (including, but not limited to) 

  • Planning and implementing programs that will foster children's cognitive, social and emotional development and include parents/caregivers in the delivery;
  • Setting up inquiry based learning environments
  • Facilitation of EarlyON programs and services both at main and satellite sites
  • Promote a positive interaction between parents/caregivers and children;
  • Making recommendations in the method of program delivery;
  • Participate in community events as appropriate;
  • Facilitation of Parent/Caregiver training
  • Engaging parents in conversations about their child's development and making referrals as appropriate
  • Understanding and implementing all policies and procedures of the Agency and legislative requirements;

Simcoe Community Services is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace. We provide a competitive compensation with support to succeed through our extensive training and development program. If you have the qualifications, attributes and skills we are seeking we would like you to join our team of dedicated employees.

Simcoe Community Services is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this position, please advise the Agency's representative of your need for accommodation measures to be taken in order that you may be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.


4:00 p.m. March 28, 2018

We thank all those who apply for this position. However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


Posting #18-17

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