Early childhood educator assistant

Smiling Stars Daycare based in North Vancouver, BC, is inviting applications from suitable applicants for the position of Early childhood educator assistant 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 job. The selected candidate will be required to work during the day shift (09:00 to 18:00)

Employer Name: Smiling Stars Daycare
Position: Early childhood educator assistant
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: North Vancouver, BC

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children.
  • The candidate will be required to bathe, diaper, and feed infants and toddlers.
  • 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 must provide written observations of children to early childhood educators or supervisors.
  • The candidate will be expected to place orders for supplies and equipment.
  • The candidate will be responsible for maintaining daycare equipment as well as assisting with housekeeping and cooking duties.
  • The candidate will be required to encourage and assist each child in carrying out daily routines.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist the childcare educator in keeping the environment safe and positive.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist early childhood educators or supervisors with record keeping.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must have a certificate or diploma in Other trades.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate must have First Aid Certificate and Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate.
  • The candidate will be in charge of children aged one year, two years, three years, and infants (3 months to 11 months).
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • 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 should have good decision making and problem solving skills.
  • 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 bondable and easily communicate
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • 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.

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

  • The candidate must be knowledgeable about the Day Nurseries Act.
  • The candidate must be knowledgeable about licencing regulations.
  • 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 required to guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits.
  • The candidate will be required to observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor.
  • The candidate will be required to plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children.
  • 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 responsible for providing opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity.
  • 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 establish collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children.
  • The candidate will be responsible for imparting knowledge to children through fun and play.
  • The candidate will be responsible for participating research programs concerned with improvements in early childhood teaching methods, as appropriate.
  • The candidate will be expected to plan and prepare classroom settings, supervise safety and educational programmes, supervise children in the classroom, and provide a supportive environment in which children can learn and practise appropriate and acceptable individual and group behaviours.
  • The candidate will be expected to communicate openly and cooperatively with parents and families, encouraging their participation in the programme and supporting the child’s family relationships.
  • The candidate will be required to provide positive guidelines such as re-directing, positive language and reinforcement.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal background check.

Benefits

  • Under Long Term Benefits, the selected candidate will receive numerous other benefits.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

By mail

1602 Pemberton Ave.
North Vancouver, BC
V7P 2S6

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