Deadline for application extended to September 1.


  • Standard First Aid with CPR C Certificate
  • Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Immunization Record
  • be a Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • have experience working with 2.5 to 5 year olds in a nursery school or daycare setting

Job description:

  • Assist with the programming, planning and implementation of a nursery school curriculum that promotes the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children;
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children ;
  • Provide supervision and guidance of daily activities, field trips and special activities;
  • Knowledge of Child Care and Early Years Act and licensing regulations;
  • Arrange and assist in the distribution of snack;
  • General clean up duties including sanitization of snack areas, dishes, sweeping floors, emptying garbage, etc.
  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits.

Additional Skills:

  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication;
  • Dependable and reliable;
  • Team player;
  • Exceptional judgement skills.

This is a part-time contract position, 4 days a week (Monday to Thursday from 8am-12pm), with a possibility of also working Fridays (8am-1pm).

Contract to commence September 5th, 2017 ending June 26th, 2018 with possible extension for 2018-19 school year.

Interested candidates should submit a resume with cover letter to the attention of 

Taryn Houlahan – President
The Co-operative Nursery School of Almonte
106 Elgin Street, Box 1325
Almonte, ON K0A 1A0 

Via mail or email to Taryn at (subject PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER APPLICATION)

on or before Friday August 25th, 2017.

We thank all who submit an application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.