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early childhood educator (ECE)


Source: Job Bank

Location

Ottawa, ON
K2C0P2

Salary

$41,000.00 annually

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 37.5 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 site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Non-smoking

Work setting

  • Child care centre

Tasks

  • Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers
  • 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
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • 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
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • 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

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Member of the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE)
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Target audience

  • Children

Experience with special needs children

  • Children with behavioural issues
  • Children with allergies
  • Children with asthma
  • Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Children with epilepsy

Security and safety

  • Medical exam
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test
  • 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
  • Creativity
  • Ability to multitask

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • 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?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • On-site daycare available
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available
  • Wellness program

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