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Approximately 147 individuals applied for this opportunity.

We are currently screening ALL applications received on or before the closing date against position criteria. Applicants whose resume and cover letter best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications to do the job will proceed in the hiring process. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Organization:    Ministry of Education
Division:    Ministry of Education
City:    Ottawa
Job Term:    1 Temporary
Job Code:    Student 2 - Student Level 2
Salary:    $11.85 - $11.85 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52020

*Targeted to Post-Secondary students*

This job posting represents multiple positions within different ministries and locations across Ontario. Ministry and job location details are listed below. You are required to identify the ministries and cities you are interested in applying to. Note: relocation expenses are not covered by ministries.

Applications are accepted online. Resumes and cover letters are not accepted. Describe your skills, knowledge and relevant paid work or volunteer experience in the related questions on the application form.

To assist you with the application process please visit the Summer Employment Opportunities website and view the following resources:
- (a href='http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/SEOEligibilityCriteria.asp') Eligibility Requirements (/a)
- (a href='http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/SEOKeyResources.asp') Student Application Guide (/a) -item 1 in Key Resources
- (a href='http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/SEOKeyResources.asp') Explanation of Rating Scale for Application Questions (/a) -item 2 in Key Resources

Detailed Position Breakdown:

Ministry of Education
1 position at 347 Preston, K1S 3H7, Ottawa

What can I expect to do in this role?

Work Description:

As part of the Ministry of Education, the Child Care Quality Assurance and Licensing Branch (CCQAL) supports quality child care programs through our corporate office in Toronto and 6 quality assurance and licensing teams across the province. Our work includes licensing and monitoring visits to licensed child care centres and home child care agencies according to the requirements of the Day Nurseries Act, and on-going support for quality programs in these settings. As an Early Childhood Assistant, you will provide support to branch staff in carrying out a range of quality assurance and licensing activities. While participating in the program, Early Childhood Assistants will participate in licensing visits to child care centres and gain experience in the area of licensing and quality child care programming.

• Work with professional staff (Program Advisors, Policy Advisors) to support work related to licensing child care centres
• Participate in written communication and documentation related to quality child care programs (e.g. Early Learning Framework)
• Participate in developmental opportunities and team meetings regarding licensing goals, interpretation of the Day Nurseries Act, and supporting quality programs
• Work requires experience/education specified in the questions below
• Travel may be required

How do I qualify?

Some positions require students to be 15-24 years of age (or 15-29 years of age if you are a person with a disability) due to program funding.

Some positions may require the successful candidate(s) to undergo a personal security screening check as a condition of employment.

Qualification Requirements:
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
• You use customer service, interpersonal and verbal skills to converse with child care providers
• You apply your written skills to support the completion of documentation related to quality assurance and licensing
• You apply your initiative and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a regional team

Technical Skills and Knowledge
• Basic knowledge and understanding of early learning/child development theory and practice (e.g. gained through Post-Secondary Early Childhood Education degree or diploma programs, relevant work experience, etc.)
• It is preferred that you have basic understanding of the Day Nurseries Act and/or approaches in regulatory oversight
• You have basic computer literacy skills (e.g. email, internet searches etc.)

Analytical and Organizational Skills
• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your time to meet competing deadlines
• You exercise good judgement when working with child care providers
• You apply your discretion when working with confidential information

• A valid Ontario G2 Driver's Licence (or higher) with an excellent record may be required for some positions


Additional information:

Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   33.5
Category:   Student Summer Employment Opportunities
Posted on:   Friday, February 15, 2013
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, March 1, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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