Early childhood educator (E.C.E.)

Students’ Union and Comm ELC based in 8917-112 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2C5 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Early childhood educator (E.C.E.) 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 Term or contract or Part time leading to full time job. The candidate will be required to work during the day shift.

Employer Name: Students’ Union and Comm ELC
Position: Early childhood educator (E.C.E.)
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $15.30 to $17.47 hourly for 15 to 35 hours per week
Employment type: Term or contract, Part time leading to full time
Location: 8917-112 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2C5

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 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 knowledgeable about licencing regulations.
  • 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 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.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate must be a Child Development Supervisor (ECE level 3), a Child Development Worker (ECE level 2), and 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 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, day care centre, or nursery school.
  • The candidate will be required to work in an urban area.

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal record check, child welfare check, and vulnerable sector check.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • 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.

Benefits

  • The candidate will receive learning/training that will be paid for by the employer.

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
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