Teaching Assistant (Mon-Fri 7-10 AM) in Bellmoore, Ontario

Umbrella Family and Child Centres of Hamilton


For over 30 years, Umbrella Family and Child Centres of Hamilton has offered high-quality programs to young children and their families. We operate full-day early learning and childcare centres for infant, toddler and preschool children, as well as extended daycare programs before and after school for kindergarten and school age children in over 30 locations throughout the Greater Hamilton Area.

We pride ourselves on being a leading childcare organization, committed to high quality programs that are inclusive, accessible, and promote learning and growth.


Who are we Looking For?

We are looking for a Teacher Assistant to compliment our team!

Reporting to the Program Supervisor, the Teacher Assistant is responsible for assisting the child care centre as directed.


This position will be at our Bellmoore centre for 15 hours


Why work for Us?

Benefits to Working for the Umbrella Family and Child Centres:

  • Competitive wages and benefits

  • RRSP matching program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Unionized Environment

  • Generous vacation and sick time allotments

  • Employees with children get priority on childcare waiting list

  • Working in a fun, collaborative and positive environment with top professionals


    Pay:  $20.79 per hour


    What are we Looking For?

    To be considered for this role, the right candidate will have the following qualifications:


  • Minimum Secondary School diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum 1-year experience working directly with children OR Related experience in a childcare setting, working with school age children is preferred


    Education:  Diploma in Early Childhood Education OR diploma in a related field is a definite asset



  • Standard First Aid with CPR level C

  • Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check

  • Proof of up to date immunization for TB, Tetanus and MMR

  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccinations


    Skills :

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written

  • Demonstrates awareness and knowledge of How Does Learning Happen is an asset



  • Understanding and commitment to confidentiality

  • Flexible environment with minimal supervision

  • An advocate for diversity, equality, and inclusion


    What will you be doing?

    You will be responsible for the ongoing operation of a high-quality childcare centre for children ages 18 months to 12 years of age.

    The successful candidate will:

  • Work in consultation with other staff to provide age-appropriate development programs to enhance the individual and group’s cognitive, physical, social, cultural and emotional development

  • Supervise children at times and ensuring their safety by recognizing potentially hazardous situations so that they may be prevented

  • Conduct consistent behaviour guidance in accordance with the UFCC Behavioural Management Policy, while recognizing the individual nature of each child

  • Clean food service area, disinfect tables, sweep floors and organize food carts after use

  • Collect, wash, dry and fold laundry as needed




In compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodations are available to applicants to support them in all aspects of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. We thank all applicants but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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