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early childhood education worker


Source: Job Bank

Location

Drayton Valley, AB
T7A1J7

Salary

$19.00 to $19.50 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: Other trades certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 1 to less than 7 months
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Child care centre
  • Rural area

Tasks

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Child development assistant (ECE level 1)
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Medical exam
  • Bondable

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • 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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • 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?

Long term benefits

  • Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities

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