Early Childhood Educator

Job ID #44

Salary - $13.00 to $15.00 Hourly for 37.5 hours per week, Group Insurance Benefits

Terms of Employment - Part Time, permanent

Education - Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training

Credentials(certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): Early Childhood Education Diploma or Degree, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate, First Aid Certificate

Experience - 2 years to less than 3 years

Early Childhood Education Skills:

  • Plan and develop child care and nursery school programs
  • Provide supervision and guidance of daily activities
  •  field trips and special activities
  • Provide opportunity for creative expression through the mediums of art, dramatic play and music
  •  Assess the developmental level of children
  • Prepare progress reports and discuss with parents and other staff members
  • Knowledge of Day Nurseries Act
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills:

  • Conduct and monitor activity programs designed for young children
  • Prepare craft materials and assist children to use them
  • Guide children in development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
  •  Arrange transition periods such as lunch and rest for children
  •  Observe children and report on observations to supervisor
  •  Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Site Environment: Outdoors, Noisy, Non-smoking, Air conditioned

Essential Skills:

  • Reading text
  •  Document use
  •  Numeracy
  •  Writing
  •  Communication
  •  Working with others
  •  Problem solving
  •  Decision making,
  • Critical thinking,
  • Job task planning and organizing,
  • Significant use of memory
  •  Finding information and Continuous learning