Early Childhood Educator

Job ID #29

Salary - $12.00 to $13.00 hourly for 30 to 40 hours per week

Benefits - Bonus, Group Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance Benefits

Terms of Employment - Permanent , Full-Time

Education - Other trades certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.) - First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings; Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers; Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children; Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts; Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods; Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors

Experience an asset

Children's Ages : 5 years; 1 year; 2 years; 3 years; 4 years; Infant (3 months - 11 months); Up to 12 years

Requirements:

Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers; Order supplies and equipment; Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties; Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records; Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children; Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours; Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants

Work Setting - Nursery school; Kindergarten; Day care centre or nursery school; Child care centre; Before and after school programs

Security and Safety - Immunization records; Tuberculosis test; Criminal record check

Work Site Environment - Outdoors; Noisy; Non-smoking; Air conditioned

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities - Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling

Ability to Supervise - 1 to 2 people

Additional Skills :

interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Interpersonal awareness; Dependability; Judgement; Values and ethics; Reliability

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills :

Knowledge of Day Nurseries Act; Knowledge of licensing regulations; Establish guidelines for behaviour; Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children; Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest; provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity; Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits; Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor; Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children; Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members; Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children

I WANT TO APPLY