Part Time

Registered Early Childhood Educators & Assistants

Holy Blossom Temple Early Childhood Centre 1950 Bathurst Street, Toronto ON

About Holy Blossom Temple

Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto’s first synagogue, is a leading Canadian Reform Jewish congregation with a rich history of responding to both tradition and modernity in our religious and spiritual expression. We pursue meaningful opportunities for personal growth and family fulfillment at every stage of life through belonging, learning, prayer and ritual, and acts of service for our congregation and community, our city and country, the Reform Movement, Israel, and all the world.

The Opportunity

Since the 1960’s, the ECC has been offering a high quality, warm, nurturing and stimulating, educational, play based program for children age 2-4 years. We offer a half day pre-nursery and nursery program and an extended day option for children. The school operates Monday to Friday from September until August.

We are looking for Registered Early Childhood Educators and Assistants to join our incredible teaching team for the winter/spring term of this school year, January to June.

Our RECEs work in a collaborative teaching environment and report directly to the Director of the ECC.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is a dedicated and creative teacher.  Professional and collaborative.  Able to adjust to the ECC culture and particular nuances that make the ECC and HBT so unique.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal professionally and cordially with parents, clergy, synagogue employees and visitors.  Must be a team player!

Requirements for RECE

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • At least 2 years’ experience working as an ECE
  • Registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario, member in good standing
  • Qualifications for the RECE position will include: Knowledge of HDLH, ELECT, CCEYA and Children’s Services Quality Assurance

For both RECE and Assistant

  • Current immunization record
  • Valid first aid and CPR certification Level C
  • Recent Vulnerable Sector Police background check (done within 6 months of start date with us)
  • Ability to work in a Reform Jewish environment
  • Enjoy being a team player and possess a passion for working with children
  • Desire to continue to learn and grow in the early childhood profession
  • Ability to plan for both and emergent and theme based Jewish curriculum
  • Strong and professional communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Hard working, dedicated, enthusiastic with a genuine love for children

To Apply

Please forward a cover letter and resume to Wendy Himmel, ECC Director:

The interview process will commence immediately with qualified candidates.

While we wish to acknowledge all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Holy Blossom Temple values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our organization.

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