SRCE-21-698, IECA, Lunch & Bus Ground Supervisor


The Strait Regional (0052) invites applications from qualified candidates for the posted vacancy.  In accordance with the CUPE (3100) Collective Agreement , senior qualified candidates will be given preference.   Candidates who apply for more than one position,   may rank their applications in order of preference.    Please also indicate if you wish to be considered for subsequent arising vacancies.

As part of the public education system in Nova Scotia, the Strait Regional Centre for Education (SRCE) was established on April 1, 2018, to deliver the public school program focusing on supporting student learning, achievement, well-being and overall success.  The Strait Regional Centre for Education, with the support of approximately 1,000 employees, works diligently to achieve its mission “to empower our children and youth, within safe, equitable and inclusive environments to embrace a changing world as responsible, contributing and successful lifelong learners.”  In 2019-2020, the SRCE operates 20 schools with approximately 5,952 students; and approximately 321 children are attending pre-primary programs at 14 school locations.  Located in the northeastern part of Nova Scotia, the Strait Regional Centre for Education’s jurisdiction encompasses the counties of Antigonish, Guysborough, Inverness and Richmond, an area of approximately 11,000 square kilometres with a population of 53,125 (Census 2016).


The lunch and bus ground supervisor falls within the CUPE Local 955 job classification. Salary and Benefits information for this position can be accessed by clicking this link  CUPE Local 955 Collective Agreement .


Work Schedule: Minimum 3hr/day 

Deadline for Applications:  01/30/2022,  at 11:59 pm.

Effective Dates:   02/13/2022   


Job Description

**Please note, this position will primarily be providing supervision and support for children in Pre Primary during staff breaks and lunch.**

Provide supervision and support for Pre-Primary children before and after school, during staff lunch and breaks, and for such times as are required and indicated by the Manager of Pre Primary;

Provide supervision and support to children in Pre-primary getting on or off the bus;

Report to the Lead ECE or designate any problem that might occur during the time of work;

Other related duties as assigned.



Essential Qualifications:

A High School Diploma or equivalent;
Ability to provide personal and physical care to students;
Current certification in First/CPR or willing to obtain prior to employment;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
Must comply with SRCE policies and procedures;
Experience working with children or youth in a professional or volunteer capacity;


Desirable Qualifications:

Nova Scotia ECE Level 1;
Possess an in-depth understanding of child growth and development and demonstrated knowledge and experience using a play-based pedagogy and child-centered, developmentally appropriate practices;
Ability to translate theory and best practices into action in early childhood settings
Experience working with children and families with diverse cultural backgrounds, experiences, and developmental needs;
Ability to support inclusive and responsive early learning environments that support the diverse and special needs of all children;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
Preference given to applicants who have recent work experience in a regulated childcare environment.



Your application must include at least three (3) work-related references; one must be your most recent supervisor.    The Strait Regional Centre for Education appreciates your expression of interest for employment.  Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. All candidates short listed for interviews will have references check prior to being interviewed.  Candidates can check on the status of their applications in Successfactors under My Applications.

 All employees of the Strait Regional Centre for Education must provide a current (within the last 3 months), and clear Criminal Record Check-Vulnerable Sector and Child Abuse Registry prior to employment with the Strait Regional Centre for Education