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Job Summary: To plan, organize and independently lead specialized program activities for preschoolers (0-5 years) and/or children. (6-12 years).
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit, recreation and various office equipment.
Season(s): All
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  • Plans, organizes and independently leads specialty programs for preschoolers and/or children.
  • Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.
  • Provides instructions that will guide the child's development.
  • Ensures that equipment and supplies meet Health and Safety standards.
  • Evaluates participants and completes achievement records according to program curriculum.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Takes actions to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies as outlined in Divisional policies and procedures.
  • Liaises with caregivers and responds to inquiries.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.


  • Experience planning and instructing specialized preschool and children's programs
  • Formal training and/or experience in specialized area of instruction specific to position hired; ie dance, drama, music, arts, sports, cooking, science, computers
  • Certification in specialized area an asset
  • Must produce original current Emergency First Aid certification 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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