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early childhood educator (E.C.E.)


Source: Job Bank

Location

Scarborough, ON
M1E3T8

Salary

$24.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Child care centre
  • Urban area
  • Nursery school
  • Kindergarten
  • Before and after school programs
  • Day care centre or nursery school

Tasks

  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
  • Encourage children to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • 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 licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • 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

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Target audience

  • Children

Experience with special needs children

  • Children with behavioural issues
  • Children with allergies
  • Children with asthma

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Immunization records
  • Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics
  • Honesty
  • Ability to multitask

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Other benefits

  • Parking available

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