Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.)

Location: Edmonton

Date posted 20 Jul 2017

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Ad ID: 123953

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Company: Country’s Finest Child Care Centre Ltd. / MillCreek’s Finest Child Care Centre

Business information: we provide quality child care services for children from 13 months old to 12 years old.

Business address: 9735-80 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6E 1S8

Work Location: Same as above

Type of Employment: Full time - Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

 

Job Description:

  • 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 Day Nurseries Act
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behavior
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with coworkers 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
  • 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
  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • 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

 

Requirements:

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

-Early Childhood Educator Certification Level 3 is required: certification for Child Development Supervisors

-Experience:  Experience is an asset

-First Aid Certificate is required

-Infant/Toddler CPR Certificate is required

-Criminal record check is required

 

Salary: $22.55 hourly – 40 hours per week

 

Benefits: Extended medical insurance and dental insurance are provided. We also provide occasional lunch.

 

Important Information:

Flexibility on schedule is required. Rotating shifts that are from 7:30am to 4:30pm or 8:30am to 5:30pm; work is from Monday to Friday.

 

Apply by e-mail to: mfccc@shaw.ca

Apply by mail to: 9735-80 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6E 1S8

Apply by fax to: 780-434-4785

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