Child Care Assistant to Work with Children with Special Needs - Before and After School Program

Job Type: 

Child Care Assistant, To Work with Children with Special Needs - School Age Program

Child Care Assistant Position- $17.00 per hour

(The above rates include the $2.00 per hour provincial wage enhancement grant.)

Do you enjoy working with children? Are you looking for a friendly, creative and professional working environment? If so, please consider applying to join the London Children’s Connection team!

  • Hours are approximately 7:30 am to 9:00 am and from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm - Monday through Friday located at Woodland Heights P.S., 474 Springbank Dr.

London Children’s Connection operates Before and After School Programs in 65 elementary schools in London and the surrounding area. We are looking for caring, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic individuals with the following qualifications.

General Qualifications:

  • ECE,DSW,SSW,MSW,PSW,RN, CYW (or currently enrolled as a student in one of these programs)
  • Experience working with children between 0 to 12 years of age
  • Minimum Grade 12 diploma, 18 years of age
  • Standard First Aid with Child & Infant CPR - Level C
  • An acceptable Vulnerable Sector Check (employment specific)

Skills Required:

  • Proficient in the use of American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledgeable in child development
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member

Position Responsibilities:

  • Support a program team to ensure that children with special needs are integrated into the daily program and are able to participate in program activities to the best of their ability
  • Work within a team to create a warm and nurturing learning environment
  • Maintain a positive and consistent approach towards child guidance, compatible with the philosophies of London Children’s Connection
  • Fostering the children’s curiosity and facilitating activities based on their interests and needs
  • Assist with supervision of children to ensure a safe environment
  • Building positive relationships with the children, families, and school community
  • Following the Child Care and Early Years Act requirements and London Children’s Connection’s policies and procedures
  • Maintain professionalism, confidentiality, and courtesy at all times

To apply, go to, School Age Program Opportunities, to complete our online application.

We look forward to hearing from you!

If you require accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please advise Human Resources at 519-471-4300