MacEwan University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Relief Child Care Worker I
Early Learning and Child Care Lab School

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

MacEwan University Early Learning and Child Care Lab School, Centre located at the City Centre Campus requires casual workers to provide coverage for staff vacation, illness or other absences.

The successful candidate must be able to articulate and model professional child care practice. In this position, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting Educators in attending to children’s needs, protecting the health and safety of children and participating in play.

The ideal candidate must be able to relate comfortably to children, demonstrate a high degree of physical and mental stamina; and demonstrate flexibility, dependability, initiative, and a positive and enthusiastic attitude.

The successful candidate must have Provincial Child care Certification issued by the Alberta government and a Red Cross or St. John First Aid certificate, along with a minimum of one years’ work experience working with young children and families. Only applicants with the child care certification will be accepted.

Upon hire into this position, the successful candidate will need to provide a clear security clearance check with vulnerable sector search.

The centre is open from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Friday. The hours of work will vary and scheduled on an as needed or call-in basis.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Casual
Salary $15.00 to $21.83 per hour
Closing Date Open until suitable candidate is found
Competition No. 17.09.178

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