Job ID: #113
Category: Term Certain Full-Time (Union)
Shift: 35 hours/week; M-F (7:30-6:00) rotating shifts
Salary: $21.06 per hour (plus complete benefits package)
Start Date: ASAP
We are a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, by nurturing the potential of children, teens & young adults, promoting healthy lifestyles, fostering a sense of social responsibility and delivering lasting personal & social change. We are building a community in which a generation of children and families reach their full potential. Our values guide our decision-making and behaviour—we do the right thing, put people first, keep our promises and lead by example. For 125 years, we have been part of the community, a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to grow in spirit, mind and body.
Nature & Scope:
Under the direction of the centre’s Senior Early Childhood Educator, the Early Childhood Educator will work directly within the early childhood program, providing care and creative programming for infant and/or toddlers in a group setting.
To read, understand and follow all of our Child Care Facility Licensing (CCFL) and legal requirements, including our Playing to Learn curriculum standards
To interact directly with the children, providing quality care and creative programming
To assist with the planning and implementing of a consistent child-centred program, in accordance with our standards.
To establish and maintain positive daily communication and interaction with families, providing quality customer service and building meaningful relationships
To maintain a neat, orderly, and clean environment, including all activity and program areas, common spaces, and washrooms.
To ensure that all safety and supervision standards are implemented and maintained according to licensing and our requirements.
To release children only to those authorized by parent/guardian, to ask for identification in order to ensure that the authorized pick-up has been verified.
To work with staff team to deliver a high quality and age appropriate programs based on our Playing to Learn curriculum and to attend all our Playing to Learn professional development sessions and other training, as scheduled
To maintain confidentiality of all information related to the centre, the children, their families, and staff.
To maintain regular attendance, punctuality and to be appropriately dressed and well groomed.
Early Childhood Educator License to Practice required
Infant/Toddler Educator License to Practice required
Special Needs License to Practice an asset
Diplomas, certificates or other evidence of training related to child growth/development
Experience working with children in a child care/recreational setting
Current First Aid certificate
Consent to Criminal Record Check and ability to provide 3 professional references
Statement from a medical practitioner indicating adequate physical and psychological capability to work with children and carry out assigned duties
In addition to bringing a commitment to our vision and values, and an orientation to service, the candidate should possess the following competencies:
- Commitment to Organization and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, outcomes and values
- Leadership: Motivates and inspires self and others to take action to achieve desired outcomes
- Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner
- Creativity and Innovation: Develops new ways or adapts existing ideas to improve programs and service
- Team Work: The ability to work effectively with others to achieve optimal results
- Product Knowledge: Thorough understanding of the components required in providing quality care
Application deadline: March 14, 2016
Job Type: Full-time
Required license or certification:
- Early Childhood Educator License to Practice and Infant/Toddler Educator License to Practice