City of Thunder Bay

Early Childhood Educator I

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(7/24/2020 12:01 AM)
Competition Number
Community Services
Posting Category
Recreation & Culture
Job Type
Number of Positions
CUPE Local 87
All four sites
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
CAD $24.46/Hr.
CAD $29.93/Hr.
Pay Band
Effective Date
February 14, 2009
Supersedes Date
December 13, 1995
Closing Date
December 23, 2020

General Information:


As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.


ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include: 

  • Photos
  • Any certificates that have photo identification
  • Driver’s licences
  • Police records checks

Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.


ACCOMMODATION:  Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. 


Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Program Supervisor, assists in teaching, cooking, housekeeping, and laundry duties.



  1. Directs and participates with children in planned routine activities and related discipline.
  2. Assists the Child Care Cook in housekeeping and laundry duties.
  3. Maintains a clean and orderly centre.
  4. Interacts with staff and parents.
  5. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.




  • Diploma in early childhood education or early childhood education equivalency
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Child Care and Early Years Act


  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • A demonstrated ability to meet and work with people


  • Cooking and housekeeping skills are assets


  • Minimum 4, maximum 7 hour shifts between the hours of 6:45 am - 6:00 pm, as required due to enrollment and staff absences.
  • Must undergo a successful Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)
  • Must have and maintain First Aid Certification
  • Must have and maintain Safe Food Handling Certification (Level 1)
  • Must have and maintain an up-to-date record of immunization
  • Prior to commencing employment, must provide documentary evidence of having undergone a one-step tuberculosis skin test
  • Must have and maintain membership with the College of Early Childhood Educators


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