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Preschool & Extended Day Teacher

Position Type Teacher
Start 01/07/2019
School Name St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School
City, State Oakville, ON 
Posted 12/03/2018

Preschool & Afternoon Extended Day Teacher

1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m (Monday-Friday)

January 7-June 2019

Reports to:  Head of Junior School

Education:  Post Secondary Education in child related field

Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)

Standard First Aid Certification (Current)

Experience:  3 + years’ experience caring for school aged children (Preschool-Grade 5)

Experience in an Independent School

Experience in a non-profit setting (asset)

Working Conditions: Office Environment, Mac, Google


St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School

Inspired Girls. Empowered Women. St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School (SMLS) is recognized as one of the premier independent schools in the country and brings a long history of educational excellence to girls from preschool to university entrance. For well over a century, SMLS has helped develop courageous girls who challenge and change the world. 

Role Overview

SMLS has an opening for a Preschool and Afternoon Extended Day Teacher to help support the programming in our Preschool classroom and our afternoon aftercare program.

Preschool Teacher
responsibilities include:

  1. Implementing a developmentally appropriate preschool program for young children

  2. Supervising children in the Preschool classroom

    • Establish routines and provide positive guidance

    • Provide a safe and secure environment for children to feel comfortable

  3. Communicating with parents and members of the community

  4. Maintaining program administration

  5. Performing other related duties as required

Afternoon Extended Day responsibilities include:

  1. Supervising children from Preschool to Grade Five (5).

  2. Developing age appropriate activities that support the growth and development of our students

  3. Ensure monthly billing in relation to Extended Day program is complete

The successful candidate is enthusiastic, articulate and a creative educator who communicates with ease and confidence.  You offer a learning community that allows different learners to thrive and prosper. You are comfortable engaging in innovative and diverse programming.  You are a cooperative team player and critical thinker who demonstrates initiative, integrity and attention to detail. You are energetic, friendly and outgoing educator who develops a caring rapport with your young students and role models the SMLS Values.

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience

We are seeking a dynamic, forward thinking, exemplary educator with the following key qualities and a willingness to continue to develop and grow as a professional:

  • Ensure the safe and nurturing environment for all students under care

  • Develop age appropriate engaging activities for students including physical and/or outdoor activities

  • Respond to any student or parent needs in a timely manner

SMLS Values

We welcome and support the diversity of our school community and the broader communities and environment in which we learn, work and live. We respect our Anglican roots and our traditions.

Integrity:  Honesty and responsibility are fundamental to everything we do – from the classroom to the boardroom.

Innovation:  We are in a place where new ideas and promising practices can be explored, evaluated and flourish.

Commitment:  We recognize our responsibilities to each other and to the world, and we will stand by our word and persevere with passion, pride and hard work.

Courage:  We are not afraid to confront the uncertainties or difficulties the future may bring.  We are resilient and are prepared to be bold and take action.

St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School provides a competitive compensation package for staff members.

If you are interested in joining SMLS and playing an integral role in the development of young women, please send a cover letter and resume directly to jsmith@smls.on.ca and indicate Preschool Teacher in the subject line.

We appreciate and thank all applicants for your interest in SMLS, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.


SMLS is an equal opportunity employer and we accommodate any needs under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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