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Before & After Care Provider
London Waldorf School is inviting interested and qualified persons to apply for the position of Before & After Care Provider for the 2021-22 school year.
London Waldorf School was established in 1980. We offer the following programs: Licensed Child Care, Kindergarten, and Grades One through Eight. Our school is a member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN). London Waldorf School is a vibrant learning community where education, based on a deep understanding of the developing child, integrates the intellectual with the artistic, the practical with the beautiful – fostering the ability to engage more fully in the world.
Hours of Work and Compensation
The usual hours of work for Before Care will be from 7:30am to 9:00am, each weekday that school is in session.
The usual hours of work for After Care will be from 3:00pm, up to 5:30pm, each weekday that school is in session. Availability to work until 6:15pm on Thursdays may be required.
The rate of pay is $18.66 per hour plus 4% vacation pay.
Overall Purpose of the Position:
The position of Before Care Provider involves being the first person at school at 7:30am, and ensuring the environment is safe. The individual who holds this position will do a perimeter and grounds check of the campus to ensure that the grounds are safe for children. This may involve taking appropriate action to make the grounds safe. At 8:00 they will be ready to receive children in Grades 1-8 (outdoors in all weather conditions). From 8:30-9:00 they will then assist with facilitating the safe arrival of students being dropped off in the traffic circle.
The position of After Care Provider involves arriving at 3:00pm to gather supplies for the afternoon, and assist with facilitating the safe dismissal of students being picked up in the traffic circle. The individual who holds this position will then provide supervision & programming for children in Grades 1-8 (outdoors in all weather conditions), moving indoors later in the day depending on weather conditions.
- Work with a wide age range of children.
- Respond in an age appropriate manner when addressing the needs of the young child.
- Work independently and assume responsibility for the whole group and/or individual children.
- Follow up with class teachers when an issue around a child arises.
- Maintain an orderly and clean environment
- Implement programming based on Waldorf pedagogy.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, along with an approachable manner towards parents and colleagues.
- Physical ability to attend to children’s needs.
- An understanding of child development.
- First Aid certification (Child and Infant First Aid and CPR preferred).
- RECE certification, teaching certification, or equivalent experience.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please indicate your interest by emailing the Hiring Committee at <[email protected]> with your resume and cover letter, Subject Line: Before & After Care Provider.
This position may be filled by one or two individuals. Applicants may be considered who are only available for one of the Before or After Care time periods. Priority will be given to qualified applicants that are available for both the Before and After Care times.
We thank all candidates in advance; however we will contact only those selected for an interview.
Posting closes on Friday, August 27, 2021.
Must have previous teaching experience, and be able to teach a variety of subjects to various ages of children.
A current criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening and up to date First Aid must be provided prior to starting work.
To be able to work in our licensed care programs, you must have your RECE.
Please forward your resume and cover letter to our Supply List Coordinator, Natalia Popolov, at [email protected].
***Note: at this time, we are not accepting volunteer applications due to COVID.
Thank you so much for your willingness to give of your time to volunteer at London Waldorf School!
The first step is to fill out the Volunteer Application and submit by emailing [email protected].
Next, we ask that you participate in one of the school tours which are offered every other Thursday at 8:30 am. Our Enrolment Coordinator will contact you to arrange this with you.
The third step will be to have an interview with our Learning Volunteer Coordinator, Sandra Paterson, directly following the tour. This meeting helps us determine if there is a good match between your skills and availability and our needs. If there is a match, Sandra will give you a package of forms which need to be completed and returned, along with a Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening completed in the last 6 months.
Once we have all of the paperwork in place and a volunteer placement has been arranged, Sandra will contact you.
Thank you again for your interest in our school. We look forward to meeting you.