Early Childhood Educator

Job ID #39

Salary and Benefits - $14.00 to $15.50 Hourly for 37.5 hours per week.Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Group Insurance Benefits

Terms of Employment - Full-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: Experience an asset. Experience With Children Who Have Special Needs: Children with behavioural issues

Children's Ages: Newborn, 3-11 months, 1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 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
  • Prepare and serve snacks
  •  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

Additional Skills:

  • Assist in maintaining records of children
  • Assist in housekeeping duties
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Light cleaning duties

Security and Safety: Criminal record check, Immunization records

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

Transportation/Travel Information: Own transportation

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

Only applicants with an Early Childhood Education Diploma that are registered with the College of ECEs will be contacted.