Early Childhood Educator Assistant

Description

• Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
• Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
• Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
• Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
• 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
• Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
• Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
• Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
• Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
• Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
• Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
• Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
• Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
• Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
• Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants

Work site environment
• Outdoors
• Noisy
• Non-smoking
• Air conditioned

Work setting
• Child care centre
• Urban area

Security and safety
• Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/travel information
• Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities
• Repetitive tasks
• Physically demanding
• Attention to detail
• Combination of sitting, standing, walking
• Bending, crouching, kneeling
• Manual dexterity

Personal suitability
• Punctuality
• Dependability
• Efficient interpersonal skills
• Excellent oral communication
• Excellent written communication
• Flexibility
• Interpersonal awareness
• Judgement
• Reliability
• Team player
• Values and ethics

Start date: Starts as soon as possible

Qualifications

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses
• Emergency child care first aid and CPR
• First Aid Certificate
• CPR Certificate

Experience with special needs children
• Children with behavioural issues
• Children with allergies
• Children with asthma

How to Apply

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Job Information

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Date Posted

January 18,2023

Salary

$17.50 hourly for 20-37.5 hrs/week

Location

St.Thomas

Job ID

MDS1023(AD)

Employment Type

Childcare

Hours/Terms

Part Time

Application Deadline

February 18, 2023

Education Requirements

See below