Daycare attendant

happy tots preschool and nursery based in 89 gordan ave, Halifax, NS B3M 2X5 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Daycare attendant who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to that of Permanent employment or Full time. The shift timings include Day, Early Morning and Morning

Employer Name: happy tots preschool and nursery
Position: Daycare attendant
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $14.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: 89 gordan ave, Halifax, NS B3M 2X5

Job description

  • The candidate will be responsible for supporting early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children.
  • The candidate will be expected to engage children in activities such as storytelling, song teaching, and craft preparation.
  • The candidate will be required to prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods.
  • The candidate will be required to have knowledge of licensing regulations.
  • The candidate will be required to establish guidelines for behavior.
  • The candidate will be required to lead activities by taking children to local points of interest.
  • The candidate will be required to guide and assist children in the development of proper eating.
  • The candidate will be required to bottle-feed infants and changing diapers when required
  • The candidate will be required to guide and assist children in the development of dressing and toilet habits.
  • The candidate will be responsible for maintaining daycare equipment as well as assisting with housekeeping and cooking duties.
  • The candidate will be required to assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records.
  • The candidate will be required to encourage and assist each child in carrying out daily routines.
  • The candidate will be required to plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • The candidate would be responsible for assessing the abilities, interests and needs of children.
  • The candidate will be required to assisting the childcare educator in maintaining a safe and positive environment.
  • The candidate would be responsible for monitoring and supervising the children constantly.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Previous experience is not mandatory.
  • The candidate must have Emergency child care first aid and CPR certificate.
  • The candidate would be in charge of children aged one year, two years, three years, four years, and infants (3 months – 11 months)
  • The candidate must have prior experience working with children with intellectual disabilities.
  • The candidate should have experience with Children with behavioral issues.
  • The candidate should have experience with Children with allergies.
  • The candidate should have experience with Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD).
  • The candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate will be required to have exceptional listening skills, compassion, and the ability to remain calm at all times.
  • The candidate should have strong working knowledge of childhood development.
  • The candidate should be well-mannered and have a strong sense of responsibility.
  • The candidate must be able to remain calm in a stressful situation.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • The ideal candidate will be caring and approachable.

Work Setting

  •  The candidate will be required to work in Child care centre.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • The candidate should pass the child abuse registry check and Vulnerable sector check.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate should be willing to work in an outdoor environment for long hours.
  • The candidate should be able to work with full concentration even in noisy surroundings.
  • Work places are completely smoke free.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Public transportation is available for the candidate to use.
  • For transportation, the candidate should use their own vehicle.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.

Work Location Information

  • The candidate will be required to work in urban area.

Benefits

  • Health, Long term and other benefits would be provided to the selected candidates.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidates would get Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan and Vision care benefits.
  • Under Long term benefits, the selected candidates would get Group insurance benefits.
  • In addition to the above mentioned health and long term benefits the selected candidates would get other benefits in the form of Free parking facilities.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Proof of the requested certifications.
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