After School Program Lead - Macauley Child Development Centre

The Macaulay Child Development Centre is a multi-service, child care and family support agency.

Established in 1932 as a non-profit, charitable organization, Macaulay promotes the optimal development of children in partnership with their family and community.

Macaulay programs share a common commitment to prevention, early intervention and inclusion of children with special needs.

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After School Program Site Lead Temporary Part-Time (9 hours/Week)


STARTING DATE: As Soon As Possible – June 27th 2018

COMPENSATION: $22.50 per hour

REPORTS TO: Supervisor, Community & Prevention Services


The After School Program Lead works part-time at our After School Program with children in grades 2 to 6. This Program is located near: Black Creek/Jane & Lawrence. Programs run 3 afternoons per week (Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays).The hours of work are from approximately 2:30 to 6:00 pm and run through June, 2018.


  • Lead an After School Program for school-age children based on the guidelines provided
  • Plan and organize a safe environment and supervise children to protect their safety and personal well-being at all times while in the program
  • Assist and support children to complete homework and other academic activities (in both groups and one-to-one)
  • Lead physical activity program
  • Design and implement nutrition, cooking, and health information activities
  • Implement social skills curriculum
  • Maintain up-to-date program records (attendance, etc.)
  • Work as part of a team
  • Communicate with parents/caregivers and teachers


  • Graduate of a post-secondary child/youth related field such as Early Childhood Educator, Sport and Leisure, Child and Youth, Social Worker, Psychology, Education, Sociology, Kinesiology, etc
  • Experience working with school-age children in a recreation or academic setting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Including excellent written and spoken English
  • Strong academic skills and ability to help with homework (grades 2-6)
  • Strong skills in, knowledge of and ability to lead physical activity, health and nutrition and social skills activities
  • Proven track record in using positive, effective strategies to lead activities with groups of children
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Experience working with children with special needs an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C is an asset.
  • High Five Training is an asset
  • Police check for vulnerable sector will be required


  • Must be available to work three afternoons per week (approx. 2:30 or 3:00 –6:00 PM), Mon/Tues/ Wed
  • Must be able to attend occasional trainings and staff meetings to 7:00 pm

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