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Job Title: Early Literacy Planner (Seasonal)
Work Hours: Normal hours of work are thirty-five (35) hours per week, shifts are usually seven (7) hours per day plus a one (1) hour unpaid meal break. Flexibility in scheduling is necessary as there may be the occasional requirement to change shifts to work evenings or weekends dependent upon the programming schedule, or work extra hours as needed.
Wage: $18.44 per hour
Anticipated Start Date: Work Period: May to August 2024

Applications will be accepted until February 20, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Collingwood, ON

Job Description

Early Literacy Planner (Seasonal)
Job ID#: 2024-16
Job Title:                    Early Literacy Planner

Job Type:                  Seasonal Full-Time

Department:              Library

Work Location:         on-site

Looking for a summer job? Why not consider working for the Collingwood Public Library! Working for the Library can be a fun and rewarding experience with opportunities to grow both personally and professionally, gaining valuable skills and work experience. If you have an interest in pursuing a career in Early Childhood Education, this position might be for you!

The Early Literacy Planner is responsible to research, develop, plan, and execute literacy-based programs for children up to six (6) years of age. In addition to programming, the role includes responsibilities such as, but not limited to, assisting with
collection development and participating in library events, advocacy, and outreach. The main duties and responsibilities of the position are in the areas of program delivery, children’s services support, and customer service support.




The preferred candidate possesses the following:

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
1.        Enrolled in a post-secondary Early Childhood Education, Teachers program or related discipline.

2.        Six (6) months of related experience working with children ages two (2) to five (5) years. Participating in leadership programs or related experiences an asset.

3.        Ability to observe/assess participant behaviours, enforce safety regulations and emergency procedures and apply appropriate behaviour-management techniques.

4.        Good administrative, communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management, and public relations skills, together with the ability to use tact and discretion and to deal courteously and effectively with the public and fellow staff members.

5.        Ability to multi-task, cope with interruptions and work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines, exercise discretion and good judgment particularly when handling highly confidential/sensitive information. Possess a high level of initiative and personal integrity.

6.        Working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office applications and office equipment.

7.        Physically capable of participating in programs and wearing the applicable personal protective equipment.

8.        Valid Class “G” driver’s license and ability and willingness to travel within the community as required.

9.        Possess a current Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 2) with results satisfactory to the employer, and a valid standard first aid & CPR/AED Level C certification.

To review the full job description and learn how to apply, please visit the Town of Collingwood website:


Employer: Town of Collingwood
How to Apply:
Date Posted: February 2, 2024 Posting Expires: February 20, 2024


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