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early childhood educator (ECE)


Source: Job Bank

Location

Guelph, ON
N1H1A8

Salary

$22.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 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
  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Child development assistant (ECE level 1)
  • Child development worker (ECE level 2)
  • Emergency child care first aid and CPR
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Target audience

  • Children

Area of specialization

  • Pre-school education

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics
  • Creativity

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

Other benefits

  • On-site daycare available

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