Job ID #33
Terms of Employment - Full Time
Leads their room into continued success which is defined by the success of its students and peers.
Understands and complies with provincial, municipal, (Day Nursery Act), Kidz Kare`s policies and procedures
Ensure all service programs provide the highest quality of care, service to all participants and their families.
Plans and implements a consistent curriculum in accordance’s to Kidz Kare high standards. Selecting age appropriate materials for the age group; sets up both indoor and outdoor activities for children in accordance to the weekly pre planned program.
Attends required curriculum training and all other relevant professional development opportunities as deemed necessary by the Supervisor and/or the companies affiliates.
Completes required documentation of children’s development and interactions.
Participates and applies knowledge from research to child’s learning
Understands legal responsibilities regarding abuse and Identifies the indicators of abuse and is prepared to report signs of child abuse to the Children’s Aid Society
Seeks opportunities to deepen connections and increase engagement of parents and children in care, providing further opportunities to them to get more evolved with Kidz Kare and all its affiliates.
Demonstrate appropriate behaviours in line with Kidz Kare’s Mission, Vision and most of all align with our core values.
Adheres to work schedule to ensure program stays within ratio and provides required adequate notice to supervisor regarding unexpected scheduling changes.
Participation in special events within the centre, community and/or within company from time to time.
Ensures the overall health and safety of children enrolled in the program are the first priority. Maintaining a clean and healthy environment a must while still being able to identify children and staff who are unwell.
Reviews all food items to ensure food allergies/restrictions are consistently being upheld
Giving feedback to parents and families in regards to child’s overall well-being
Other classroom duties as required
Early Childhood Education Diploma or Degree
Must be registered and a member in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
Minimum of 6 months of experience working with young children
Excellent problem solving and human relations skills with a commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact with both our children and staff. Experience and sensitivity in dealing with food restrictions/allergies, etc.
Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and great communication skills both written and oral.
Flexibility regarding assigned working hours, ability to work split shifts, early morning and mid-late afternoons, and evenings.
Ability to use frequent light to medium physical effort: Lifting up to 45 lbs, bending and stooping, sitting crossed legged on the floor, etc., without assistance
Must be able to work outdoors for at least 2 hours daily year-round; may be exposed to heat, humidity or cold, etc.
Excellent organizational and priority-setting (time management) skills to ensure that student activities are implemented; prioritized a variety of tasks.
Open-minded, teachable, dedicated to excellence, driven, creative and organized
Able to multi-task and work in a fast pace and dynamic environment
A capacity to work with a team and be part of a large multi-service organization while still being able to work independently
Above & Beyond:
Has additional Post-Secondary Education that pertains to Children and or has their teaching certification
Has been in a leadership role before
Has a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Has ambition to become a supervisor
Up to date First Aid, CPR, Immunization
Self manages on-going professional development