School Age Educator

“Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have understood well, perhaps teaching will be different from before.” – Loris Malaguzzi

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About the role 

At Compass ELC you will work as an Educator alongside some of the most passionate, caring and dedicated educators in the industry. You will spend your time engaging, connecting and learning alongside children, families, and co-educators.  You will model and grow a perspective of equity and strive for a deeper understanding of cultural awareness. Hours will be based on the program’s needs and funding.

For all of our School Age Positions, you must be able to work either/or before and after school. In order to be eligible for these positions, you must be available for our before school program which typically runs from 7-9 am and our after school program which runs from 3-6 pm

Some accountabilities associated with the role include…

  • Planning and implementing play-based experiences based on children’s interests.
  • Observing and documenting children’s learning. 
  • Building relationships with families and including them in the learning process.
  • Working as part of a team with fellow educators, families, and children. 
  • Welcoming all new staff, supplies, volunteers, and families into the program.
  • Ensuring the safety of staff and children by learning and acknowledging all children’s diverse needs, backgrounds, and creating equitable opportunities for all children to engage. 
  • Making sure that the environments are safe, clean, and welcoming. 
  • Building and maintaining relationships with staff, volunteers and students, community partners, and school staff, including principals, custodians, and teaching teams in shared spaces.
  • Demonstrating respect for our shared spaces in schools by ensuring the safety and cleanliness of all equipment, furniture, and materials.

About You 

You are passionate about early learning and care, emergent curriculum and life-long learning. You are energetic, resourceful and creative in your pursuits of creating learning opportunities, building connections and engaging with children and families.

Documents Include:

  • Standard First Aid/ CPR Level C
  • Updated Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Updated Immunizations/ Refusal of Affidavit
  • Registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators

Educator Rates per hour 

  • Educators registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators or Equivalent have a starting rate of $18.60
  • Starting rate for non-RECE $17.60
  • Premiums of up to 2.75 will be applied to eligible positions
    • Eligible split shift/school-age shifts will be provided with a $0.75 increase (not including summer camp, March break or PA day shifts)
    • Eligible positions will be provided with a $2 wage enhancement 

Please send your resume and cover letter to: Attn: HR Team

To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to

In keeping with Compass Early Learning & Care’s commitment to providing service in a manner that is accessible to all, reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants upon request. Please contact Human Resources: 705-749-3488