Early childhood educator assistant

Jennifer Buraga based in Lacombe, AB is inviting applications from suitable candidates 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 Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening and Flexible Hours.

Employer Name: Jennifer Buraga
Position: Early childhood educator assistant
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $15.00 to $17.00 hourly for 30 to 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Lacombe, AB

Job Description

  • The candidate must bathe, diaper, and feed infants and toddlers.
  • 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 supervise employees, trainees, or volunteers.
  • 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 place orders for supplies and equipment.
  • 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.
  • The candidate must supervise and coordinate the activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must have a College/CEGEP diploma or equivalent experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 2 to 3 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate must be a Child Development Assistant (ECE level 1), Child Development Supervisor (ECE level 3), Child Development Worker (ECE level 2), and Member of the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE).
  • The candidate must have Emergency Child Care First Aid and CPR, an Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate, a First Aid Certificate, and a CPR Certificate.
  • The candidate must have complete food allergy and anaphylaxis training, as well as HIGH FIVE training (principles of healthy child development).
  • The candidate must be punctual.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The candidate should be flexible.
  • The candidate must be interpersonally aware.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • 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 be willing to work in a rural area.

Experience and specialization

Target audience

  • The candidate will be in charge of providing care to Infant (3 months – 11 months).

Experience with special needs children

  • The candidate must have experience working with special needs children such as children with behavioural issues, children with allergies, children with asthma, children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or children with attention deficit disorder (ADD).

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • The candidate must have a basic security clearance.
  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal record check, child abuse registry check, child welfare check, medical exam, and vulnerable sector check.
  • The candidate should have their immunization records.

Transportation/travel information

  • The candidate must have their own transportation.
  • The candidate must have their own vehicle.
  • The candidate must have a valid driver’s license.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • 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.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.

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

  • Job reference number- 0
  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Proof of the requested certifications
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed
  • Copy of latest school transcript
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