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Job Summary: To plan, lead and organize programs for preschoolers (0-5 years) and /or children (6-12 years) providing on-site program direction.
Machines and Equipment Used: Cash register, safe, first aid kit, pool testing kit, Point of Sale, training, communications, recreation and various office equipment.
Season(s): All
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  • Plans, leads and organizes programs for preschoolers and/or children.
  • Provides recommendations regarding selection, training, and evaluation of program leaders.
  • Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.
  • Ensures that program facilities, equipment and supplies meet Health and Safety standards.
  • Provides on-site direction and general guidance to staff.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies as outlined in Divisional/City policies and procedures.
  • Interacts with staff and the public to provide program information.
  • Liaises with caregivers and responds to inquiries.
  • Liaises with Divisions/staff and the public.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.


  • Working knowledge of City of Toronto Policies and Procedures related to preschool and children's programs
  • Experience planning and instructing a variety of early years and children's recreation programs
  • Registered Early Childhood Educator in good standing, Child and Youth Work or related diploma/certification and/or equivalent working experience
  • Proficiency in use of office technology and computer applications relevant to the position; ie CLASS program registration, Point of Sale, word processing
  • Must produce original current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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