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The Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School is a Nursery – Grade 6 school in downtown Toronto, committed to exemplary teaching, teacher education, and research in an intentionally diverse environment. The Laboratory School is dedicated to the exploration and dissemination of best practices.

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Established in 1925, the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto is the oldest Laboratory School in Canada.  The Laboratory School serves children from Nursery to Grade 6.  It has a threefold mandate:  exemplary education for the 200 children who attend the school, graduate teacher education, and research, all these in an intentionally diverse environment.  The School makes a noted contribution to the understanding of strong educational practices in elementary schools in Canada and around the world.

Jackman ICS teachers create a secure learning environment for their students, one that inspires exploration, creativity, curiosity, and confidence to flourish.  The school honours diversity and values a deeply interconnected community, in which all members feel known, respected, and supported as active participants.  Teachers work part of a collaborative team of educators.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Implementing indoor and outdoor daily classroom activities and lessons
  • Promoting an engaging and secure environment to foster student learning
  • Mentoring student teachers on placement in the classroom

We seek applicants with the following professional qualifications and experience:

  • Ontario College of Teachers Certification (OCT Primary/Junior) preferred for elementary classrooms
  • College of Early Childhood Educators (RECE) certification preferred for early years classrooms
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience preferred
  • Completed Additional Qualifications will be an asset
  • First Aid skills an asset

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a complete application, including CV, application letter, and two letters of reference to:

Chriss Bogert, Vice Principal

Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education |
University of Toronto

c/o: holly.huizenga@utoronto.ca 

We thank all interested applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute the further diversification of ideas. All candidate are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

Established in 1925, the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto is the oldest Laboratory School in Canada. The Laboratory School serves children from Nursery to Grade 6. It has a threefold mandate: exemplary education for the 200 children who attend the school; graduate teacher education, and research. The School makes a noted contribution to the understanding of strong educational practices in elementary schools in Canada and around the world. This is a wonderful opportunity for an outstanding Early Childhood Educator to join our team and contribute to the continuing development of exemplary policy, models and practices in Early Childhood Education at the Lab School.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Assists in the implementation of indoor and outdoor daily activities; assists with the ongoing supervision of classroom, playground, group and routine activities. 
  • Collaborates as a member of the Nursery teaching team in ensuring the overall health and safety of all children by maintaining a sanitary and safe environment.
  • Provides assistance with arranging children’s play space to reflect the philosophy of the school and curriculum of the Nursery Program.
  • Builds and maintains responsive relationships with children.
  • Assists the Nursery Teacher in the developmental assessment of individual children based on observations; assists in maintaining effective communication with parents and pre-service teachers by sharing daily information regarding children’s activities, programs, special events and etc. and communicates any relevant information with the Nursery Teacher
  • Assists with the daily preparation of the playground and classroom; cleans/organizes equipment and other areas of the classroom as needed.
  • Demonstrates a professional approach by maintaining currency in areas related to the field of Early Childhood Development.
  • Collaborates with the team members to share expertise and practical knowledge.
  • Participates in program development meetings.
  • Provides care-giving routines such as toileting, serving snacks, dressing children to go outside, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    We seek applicants with the following professional qualifications and experience:

  • RECE certification
  • Minimum one year related child care experience
  • First Aid Certification
  • Commitment to diversity and equity

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a complete application including: a CV, 2 references and a cover letter addressing the above requirements by June 1, 2018:

Richard Messina, Principal
Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education | University of Toronto
c/o: Paige Lancaster paige.lancaster@utoronto.ca
http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/ics/Laboratory_School/index.html

We thank all interested applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.