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Kindergarten Assistant / Lead

Edge Hill School

Durham, Ontario, Canada

Full time

Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Jun 22

Kindergarten Assistant- 2022-2023 School Year

Now Hiring: Kindergarten Assistant

Posted Jun 9, 2022

Closing date: Jun 30, 2022

Edge Hill Country School is an independent school and non-profit organization offering education inspired by the Waldorf curriculum for children from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Edge Hill is situated outside the town of Durham, Ontario on the edge of farmland in an original Ontario schoolhouse with two other buildings on a natural playground. We are within half an hour of the beauty of the Bruce Peninsula on Lake Huron and about two hours north of Toronto, Canada’s largest city.

We are seeking a warm and enthusiastic assistant for our Waldorf kindergarten. Foundation Studies and Waldorf Early Childhood Training are recommended. Knowledge and experience in a Waldorf childcare or classroom setting is preferred but not required. First Aid + CPR as well as Food Safety Certificates are required.

We are seeking a candidate who has the following general skills:  cooking, baking, organization, art, handwork, singing and a love for nature and outdoor education. The candidate's duties will include:  supporting the delivery of the daily, weekly and seasonal rhythm of a Waldorf kindergarten, modelling the Waldorf developmental approach of imitation, classroom management skills that are appropriate to the age group and Waldorf philosophy, excellent organizational skills, ability to work effectively with the lead kindergarten teachers, maintaining an aesthetically pleasing space for the children, providing and maintaining a clean, safe and sanitary classroom, building excellent rapport and relationship with families, generating openness and inclusivity.

We are now accepting applications for the position of Kindergarten Assistant for the 2022-2023 school year, hours being 8:15-3:30 Monday-Thursday plus one 1 hour meeting per week. We offer a competitive hourly rate commensurate with education and experience.

Please send your resume, cover letter, copies of credentials and 2 letters of reference to board@edgehillschool.org. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

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