Before & After School Care Supervisor/Teaching Assistant

Support Position

Closing Date: February 10, 2023

Job Term: Full Time

We are seeking an innovative, enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join the Junior School as a Before & After School Care Supervisor/Teaching Assistant. This is a full-time, fixed-term contract position from January to June 2023.

About Havergal

Founded in 1894 and located on a beautiful 22-acre campus in midtown Toronto, Canada, Havergal College is one of Canada’s pre-eminent independent schools for girls from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12. At the forefront of women’s education for over 125 years, Havergal offers a contemporary liberal arts education and is rooted in the Anglican tradition. Havergal’s mission is to prepare young women to make a difference. Through our outstanding academic and co-curricular programs, we nurture a culture of capability that fosters self-confidence, leadership, critical thinking and global mindedness within our students.

At Havergal College, we believe that great schools are made up of great people. We are committed to building a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates with a diverse range of experiences and perspectives, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) peoples and persons with disabilities. We are seeking candidates with a wide range of experiences and diverse identities and perspectives to contribute to our culture of excellence.

The Position

This position provides an opportunity to gain experience in the classroom, be mentored by outstanding faculty, participate in ongoing professional development, and oversee the running of the Junior School’s Before and After School Care program (“Gator Care”).  The successful candidate will provide classroom support for students in JK to Grade 6, as well as supply coverage for faculty. As an experienced caregiver, you will also supervise and support students in the before and/or after-care program by organizing and leading developmentally appropriate and engaging activities.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Work with teachers to support students individually and in small groups.
  • Contribute to the management of the Junior School Before/After Care Program.
  • Provide enriching and engaging after care programming.
  • Contribute to and maintain a safe, nurturing environment.
  • Hours are from 2:30 to 6 pm, on dates when school is in session.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Post-secondary degree in Early Childhood Education, Educational Assistant or a Bachelor of Education (asset).
  • Member of the Ontario College of Teachers (asset).
  • Experience working with students from ages 4 to 12.
  • Professional, organized, approachable, positive, flexible, creative, dependable.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Core Competencies

  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Integrity & Trust
  • Learning Agility
  • Communication
  • Growth Mindset

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and express their interest to HC Careers no later than February 10, 2023.

Havergal College thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Havergal College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. If you require accommodations, please contact Cathy LeBlanc at 416-483-3519 ext. 6526 or by email at [email protected].