15 Feb 2019

Early Childhood Educator

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Company Name:  Little Picasso Daycare & Art Centre

TITLE: Early Childhood Educator

Salary: 15 CAD hourly

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Language: English

Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible

Minimum Education: A bachelor’s degree or college diploma in early childhood education is required. 

Positions Available: 1

NOC Job Title: Early Childhood Educator (NOC4214)

Job Location(s)

Unit #1, 7 Langbrae Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3M 4N7

 

Job Description:

-Information about the Company:

Full Day Childcare Centre Licensed for care of Children 18 months to 12 years of age.

-Business location: Job Location(s): Unit #1, 7 Langbrae Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3M 4N7

-Business Mailing address: Job Location(s): Unit #1, 7 Langbrae Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3M 4N7

-Location of work: Unit #1, 7 Langbrae Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3M 4N7

-Type of Employment: Full time–Permanent

-Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

 

Job duties:

-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 Daycare Services Act

-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

-Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers

-Order supplies and equipment

-Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties

-Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children

 

Requirements:

-Education:  A bachelor's degree or college diploma in early childhood education is required.

-Experience: Experience an asset

-Valid ECE license is required

-Satisfactory criminal record check is required

-Able to work independently.

-Well developed interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication.

-Valid First Aid certificate

 

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings; Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers; 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

 

 

 

Additional Skills

Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers; Order supplies and equipment; Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties; Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records; 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

 

Salary:

$15.00 hourly, 40 Hours per week, unpaid 1-hour lunch break

 

Benefits:

  • Sick and vacation pay
  • Medical and dental insurance after probationary period

How to Apply

Apply by e-mail to:  info@littlepicasso.ca

Job Categories: Child Care. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 214 days.

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