Early Childhood Educator

  • Full Time
  • Hamilton
  • Applications have closed.

Good Shepherd Centres

Good Shepherd Centres Hamilton, a ministry of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God, strives to enhance the quality of life for all who seek assistance and support in our community Staff members support clients/tenants to reach their personal goals and to have a satisfying and meaningful life in the community.  The Jeanne Scott Parent and Child Resource Centre provides educational support services to young mothers while their children receive childcare.  A Full Time opportunity currently exists in the role of:


Lead Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)


 Full Time Position


 Contracts are September to June ongoing


In this role, you will work to make a difference in the lives of adolescent mothers and their children living at Regina’s Place – Youth Services who are accessing the Jeanne Scott Centre.  Services to clients include planning and implementing interactive early learning programs that are both parent/caregiver and child focused.  Facilitate ongoing parent/caregiver education. Act as a positive role model providing support to children, families, students, staff and partners. Ensure the highest quality of child minding service is being provided for all participants. Plan activities collaboratively with all staff, sharing ideas and materials ensuring daily responsibilities are completed. Provide parent/caregivers with current information and referrals regarding child development and community resources. Positive and ongoing communication with team members within the Good Shepherd Youth Services and Community Partners. Maintain current first aid and CPR. Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager of Regina’s Place and the Director of Good Shepherd Youth Services.



Early Childhood Education Diploma a must (Registered with the College)
Previous experience working with children and families
Ability to work collaboratively within a team or independently
Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
Knowledge of the early year’s system in Hamilton (ie. How does learning happen?)
Experience supporting students, volunteers…
Ability to plan and implement parent/caregiver education and daily programming for children 0-6
Evidence of ongoing professional learning
Valid drivers license
Experience working in a leadership role
Current first aid & CPR( Infants/toddlers/adults)
Criminal Reference Check
Fluency in French is considered an asset

Please reply with internal application and resume quoting Job Posting YS-59-22 by November 30th, 2022

Norma Joaquim, Director of Youth Services
Fax: 905-308-9354
Email: youthservices@gsch.ca


Good Shepherd is an equal opportunity employer operating within an anti-racist and anti-oppression framework. We strive to establish workplaces that reflect and are enhanced by the rich diversity of the community we serve.

Good Shepherd welcomes and encourages applications from all people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  

Good Shepherd has a mandatory verification of COVID-19 vaccination policy.  More information on the full policy requirements and accommodation allowances will be provided to those selected for an interview.