Schoolhouse Playcare Centres of Durham



Rate of pay:  $12.88/hour plus 4% vacation pay.

Afternoon positions typically 2.5 – 3 hours/day.

Experience working with children who has special needs is an asset.

Located at various schools in Durham Region.


Duties and Responsibilities:            

  • Assist the Registered Early Childhood Educator in providing a challenging and rewarding experience in an environment that supports each child’s unique needs and strengths.
  • Ensure a safe, secure and nurturing environment.
  • Work as a partner with parent’s in their children’s care.
  • Treat all children and families with respect.
  • Provide positive reinforcement and encouragement to help children develop positive self-esteem, pride, respect and an understanding of both themselves and others.
  • Commitment to further the development and implementation of an emergent curriculum program.



  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience working with children with special needs would be an asset.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with parents, colleagues and children.
  • Enthusiasm and initiative a must.
  • Knowledge in emergent curriculum is an asset.
  • Previous experience in a licensed childcare program, specifically with schoolage children is an asset.
  • Current First Aid and CPR training.


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Schoolhouse Playcare Centres of Durham