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Winter JCamp - Registered Early Childhood Educator

About this Role

Schedule Information

  • 30 hours a week

  • Tuesday- Friday, 8-hour shift scheduled between 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

  • Contract will run from December 27th, 2023- January 5th , 2024

Primary Duties and responsibilities

  • To develop and implement a camp program at an age and developmentally-appropriate level for preschoolers.

  • Ensure attendance is correctly completed each day with absent children clearly noted.

  • To ensure the safety of all children in attendance at Winter JCamp.

  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for children at all times.

  • Ensure High Touch Cleaning Log is completed daily.

  • Communicate with the Supervisor regarding any areas of concern regarding the health and safety of children as well as concerns with specific children.

  • Supervise children during daily outdoor and gym times.

  • Getting to know each child individually to instill confidence, encourage creativity and cognitive skills, and master social skills.

  • Early Childhood Educators will be required to change children when their diapers or clothes are wet or soiled. Gloves will be provided for this.

  • Early Childhood Educators will read and agree to all policies as set out by the Supervisor and Ministry of Social Services.

  • Early Childhood Educator will be required to assist the children with lunch and snack routines.

  • Assist the children with nap/rest routines.

  • Approach members and families in a friendly manner where they feel comfortable.

  • Must be capable of working collaboratively with others to ensure that proper programming and care are given to all children.

  • Show enthusiasm for all facets of camp life.

Bona Fide Occupational Requirements

  • Valid Standard First Aid CPR-C

  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Police Check issued within the past 6 months

  • Up-to-datete immunization record (Tetanus and TB screening)

  • Must be recognized as an RECE and currently registered with the CECE


  • Staff will wear camp uniform every day and keep them in a condition that best reflects the MNjcc


  • Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working with children

  • Ability to work as a team

  • Must be able to work as a team

  • Must be able to communicate easily with families

  • Must have an outgoing personality and work well with children.

  • Strong interpersonal skills – must be able to work with a diverse group with differing needs and different backgrounds.

  • Must be able to prioritize with a busy workload/high-volume environment.

  • Resilience – must be able to work under pressure

  • Ability to legally work in Canada/Ontario/for the MNjcc

Physical Requirements

  • Early Childhood Educator will be required to lift children if necessary

  • Set up and put away cots for rest time

  • Other furniture and equipment movement as required

Types of Physical Demands:

  • Carrying Weight Limit: 50 lbs. Climbing Standing Pushing

  • Lifting Weight Limit: 50 lbs. Bending Walking

  • Coordination and Dexterity Stooping Sitting

  • Near Vision and Depth Perception Pulling Other


  • Relationship building: staff

  • Teamwork

  • Attention to Detail

  • Setting Priorities

  • Decision Making

  • Flexibility


The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre is seeking an experienced RECE teacher for its winter JCamp program. Preference will be given to RECE teachers with previous experience in Play-Based Learning and/or a Child Directed Learning program. Be a part of this dynamic program where you will have the opportunity to grow with the children. Primary responsibilities include observing children, implementing a stimulating program for the children, and open communication with parents.


Email resume and cover letter to Cheri Szereszewski at with the subject: “Application: Winter JCamp - Registered Early Childhood Educator”.

To Apply

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