Designated Early Childhood Educator - Listowel (North Perth) & Area (Long-Term Assignments Available)

Are you living in the Listowel/North Perth region?

Are you a registered Early Childhood Educator looking for a rewarding career opportunity supporting primary students in a Kindergarten classroom?

The Avon Maitland District School Board is accepting applications for Early Childhood Educators interested in long-term assignments in the Listowel/North Perth region. 


The Designated Early Childhood Educator (DECE) will partner with the classroom teacher to plan and implement a full day early learning kindergarten program within a classroom setting. The DECE will also provide supervision and age appropriate learning for groups of students as part of the extended day program as required.


  • Minimum two-year community college Early Childhood Education diploma (or in the final year of the program)
  • Proof of current registration with the Ontario College of early Childhood Educators (or in process)
  • Recent experience as an ECE working in an Early Learning Centre or Day Care would be considered an asset
  • Flexibility, patience, empathy and the ability to work closely with students with diverse needs, classroom teacher, and Administration
  • Candidates must be capable of performing the essential physical duties of the position, such as lifting, positioning and transferring children and equipment
  • Access to a reliable method of transportation and ability to attend specific schools
  • Availability to accept assignments on a casual basis during the day and with short notice
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours of Work: Up to 35 hours per week  (Monday - Friday, September to June)
Compensation: $21.87 + vacation pay

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We thank all applicants for their interest in opportunities with the Avon Maitland District School Board. Contact will be made with applicants whose experience and qualifications most closely match the requirements of the position.  

Communication with short-listed applicants will be made through the contact information (email address and/or phone number) provided on the applicant’s profile page.

The Avon Maitland District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to fair and equitable hiring practices that allow us to hire qualified staff who reflect the diversity of the community we serve, who will foster the success and well-being of our students and who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in the classroom.