Early Childhood Educator Worker

Job ID: #110

Job Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Salary: $19.00-$22.87/hr

Hours: 32-44 hours/week

Benefits: Medical

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time, Overtime, Day, Evening, Shift

Security and safety: Criminal record check

Skills:

  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants
  • 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

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills:

  • 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
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills:

  • 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
  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings

Personal Suitability:

  • Judgement
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Team player
  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Reliability

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.):

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Early Childhood Education Assistant Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Education:

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Languages: English

 

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