Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.)

A Place to Grow Childcare was formed in 2001 in response to a verbalized need for a preschool or nursery to focus on play and the development of social skills. Since then, they have developed a reputation for providing superior care in a safe, stimulating environment where children between the ages of infant and 12 years old are encouraged to freely express themselves. They are open 6:30am to 5:30pm from Monday through Friday and offer flexible arrangements for families who need it. They are conveniently located inside St. Christopher School and St. Angela School, with ample play areas for children to learn and grow. Parents are always welcome to stop by. They encourage you to contact them with any questions, comments or suggestions or to schedule a tour.

A Place to Grow based in Windsor, ON, is looking for candidates for the position of Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E) with 2 vacancy. The ones chosen to be employed will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to that of permanent employment and a part time leading to full time job. The shift will extend in from early morning to morning to day and the candidate may be required to work on call as well. The candidate may also opt for flexible hours.

Employer Name: A Place to Grow
Position: Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E)
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $16.25 to $20.25 hourly for 5 to 30 hours per week
Employment type: Part time leading to full time
Location: Windsor, ON

Job description

  • The candidate will be required to have knowledge of Day Nurseries Act.
  • 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 develop child-care programs.
  • The candidate will be required to implement child-care programs.
  • The candidate will be required to support and promote the physical development of children.
  • The candidate will be required to support and promote the cognitive development of children.
  • The candidate will be required to support and promote the emotional development of children.
  • The candidate will be required to support and promote the social development of children.
  • The candidate will be required to lead activities by telling or reading stories.
  • The candidate will be required to lead activities by teaching songs.
  • The candidate will be required to lead activities by taking children to local points of interest.
  • The candidate will be required to provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art.
  • The candidate will be required to provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of dramatic play.
  • The candidate will be required to provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of music.
  • The candidate will be required to provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of physical activity.
  • The candidate will be required to guide and assist children in the development of proper eating,
  • The candidate will be required to guide and assist children in the development of dressing habits.
  • The candidate will be required to guide and assist children in the development of toilet habits.
  • The candidate will be required to observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioral problems and
  • The candidate will be required to prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor.
  • The candidate will be required to plan an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children.
  • The candidate will be required to maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children.
  • The candidate will be required to assess the abilities pf the children.
  • The candidate will be required to assess the interests of the children.
  • The candidate will be required to assess the needs of children.
  • The candidate will be required to discuss progress or 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 required to maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children.
  • The candidate will be required to discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings.
  • The candidate will be required to bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers.
  • The candidate will be required to support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children.
  • The candidate will be required to engage children in activities by telling stories.
  • The candidate will be required to engage children in activities by teaching songs.
  • The candidate will be required to engage children in activities by preparing crafts.
  • The candidate will be required to prepare snacks.
  • The candidate will be required to arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods.
  • The candidate will be required to submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors.
  • The work setting is a Child Care Centre.
  • The Children’s Ages are 5 years; 1 year; 2 years; 3 years; 4 years; Infant (3 months – 11 months); Up to 12 years.

Requirements

  • The candidate should have a College degree.
  • The candidate should have a CEGEP in absence of college degree.
  • The candidate should have a Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate.
  • The candidate should have a First Aid Certificate.
  • The candidate should have a CPR Certificate.
  • The candidate should be a Member of the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE).
  • Experience of the candidate in the concerned field is not mandatory as the candidate will be trained.
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • The candidate should have a Medical exam done.
  • The candidate should have their Immunization records.
  • The candidate should have a Tuberculosis test done.
  • The candidate should have a Vulnerable sector check done.
  • The candidate should have their own transportation or own vehicle.
  • The candidate should have experience with Special Needs Children.
  • The candidate should have experience with Children with an intellectual disability.
  • The candidate should have experience with Children with behavioral issues.
  • The candidate should have experience with Children with a mental health disability.
  • The candidate should have experience with Children with allergies.
  • The candidate should have experience with Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
  • The candidate should have experience with attention deficit disorder (ADD).
  • The candidate should have experience with Children with asthma.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral communication skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent written communication skills.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be able to handle repetitive tasks.
  • The candidate should pay attention to detail.
  • The candidate should be organized.
  • The candidate should have clarity of judgement.
  • The candidate should be a team player.
  • The candidate should be flexible.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be able to supervise staff.
  • The candidate should be able to supervise trainees or volunteers.
  • The candidate should be able to order supplies and equipment.
  • The candidate should be able to maintain daycare equipment.
  • The candidate should be able to assist in housekeeping and cooking duties.
  • The candidate should be able to assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records.
  • The candidate should be able to attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children.
  • The candidate should be able to plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours.
  • The candidate should be able to supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants.
  • The candidate should be able to engage children in storytelling.
  • The candidate should know English.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

By fax

519-250-0978

Here is what you must include when submitting your application:

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Proof of the requested certifications
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed
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