Early Childhood Education Worker

Job ID #17

Terms of Employment - Full-Time, Permanent

Education - College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year

Experience - 1 year to less than 2 years

Duties :

  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties;
  • 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. 

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills :

  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • Develop and implement child-care programs that suppo rt 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

Additional Skills :

  • Personal Suitability
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication and written communication
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability