Early childhood education worker

Little Hands Inc. based in Whitehorse, YT is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Early childhood education worker 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 Permanent employment or Full time job. The candidate will be required to work during the day shift, and shift schedules have yet to be determined.

Employer Name: Little Hands Inc.
Position: Early childhood education worker
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $19.82 to $31.01 hourly for 35 to 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Whitehorse, YT

Job Description

  • The candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children.
  • The candidate will be in charge of storytelling.
  • The candidate will be expected to lead activities such as telling or reading stories, teaching songs, and taking children to local attractions.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist early childhood educators in implementing programmes that promote children’s physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist early childhood educators or supervisors in maintaining records.
  • The candidate will be expected to engage children in activities such as storytelling, song teaching, and craft preparation.
  • The candidate must provide opportunities for creative expression through art, dramatic play, music, and physical activity.
  • The candidate must guide and assist children in developing proper eating, dressing, and toilet habits.
  • The candidate will be responsible for maintaining daycare equipment as well as assisting with housekeeping and cooking duties.
  • The candidate must prepare snacks and set up rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods.
  • The candidate will be expected to observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and to prepare reports for parents, guardians, or supervisors.
  • The candidate will be required to submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors.
  • The candidate will be expected to discuss the children’s progress and problems at staff meetings.
  • The candidate must be familiar with the Day Nurseries Act.
  • The candidate must be knowledgeable about licencing regulations.
  • The candidate will be required to develop behavioural guidelines.
  • The candidate will be expected to assess children’s abilities, interests, and needs and to discuss progress and problems with parents and other staff members.
  • The candidate will be required to attend staff meetings to discuss children’s progress and problems.
  • The candidate must develop and maintain collaborative relationships with coworkers and community service providers who work with children.
  • The candidate will be expected to plan and maintain an environment that protects children’s health, safety, and well-being.
  • The candidate will be expected to plan and organise activities for school-age children in child-care programmes before and after regular school hours.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must have a certificate or diploma from a 1 to 2 year College, CEGEP, or other non-university programme.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 1 to 2 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate must have an Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate, a First Aid Certificate, and a CPR Certificate.
  • The candidate must be punctual.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral communication skills.
  • The candidate should be flexible.
  • The candidate must be interpersonally aware.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in a child care centre.
  • The candidate must work before and after school programmes.

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should undergo a thorough criminal record check, medical exam, tuberculosis test, and vulnerable sector check.
  • The candidate should have their immunization records.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.

Benefits

  • Health, Long term and Other benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Dental plan, Health care plan and Vision care benefits.
  • Under Long Term Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Life insurance.
  • In addition to the Health and Long-term benefits mentioned above, the selected candidate will receive Free parking, On-site daycare facilities, and Team building opportunities.

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

  • Cover letter
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Proof of the requested certifications
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