Early childhood educator (ECE)

Junior Hub Childcare and Learning Center based in Thornhill, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Early childhood educator (ECE) 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 Part time leading to full time job. The candidate must work on the day shift.

Employer Name: Junior Hub Childcare and Learning Center
Position: Early childhood educator (ECE)
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $21.00 to $24.00 hourly (To be negotiated) / 20 to 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Part time leading to full time
Location: Thornhill, ON

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 responsible for storytelling.
  • The candidate will be responsible for supervising employees, trainees, or volunteers.
  • The candidate must lead activities such as telling or reading stories, teaching songs, and taking children to local points of interest.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist early childhood educators or supervisors in maintaining records.
  • The candidate must engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs, and preparing crafts.
  • 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 must observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioral issues and prepare reports for parents, guardians, or supervisors.
  • The candidate must submit written observations of 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 must establish behavioral 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 must attend staff meetings to discuss the progress and problems of the children.
  • The candidate must develop and maintain collaborative relationships with coworkers and community service providers who work with children.
  • The candidate must 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, or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program lasting one to two years, or equivalent experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 1 to 2 years of experience in a related industry.
  • Fluency in Mandarin, Persian and Korean is an asset.
  • The candidate must have Child Development Worker (ECE Level 2) certification, Emergency Child Care First Aid and CPR, Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate, First Aid Certificate, and CPR Certificate.
  • The candidate must be a member of the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE).
  • 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 be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.

Work site environment

  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.
  • The work site is non-smoking and air-conditioned.

Work setting

  • The candidate must work in a child care centre.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a rural area.
  • The candidate must be willing to relocate to the specified location.

Experience and specialization

Experience with special needs children

  • The candidate must have experience caring for special needs children such as children with behavioral issues, children with allergies, children with asthma, children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD), and children with epilepsy.

Additional information

Security and safety

  • The candidate should undergo a thorough criminal record check, medical exam, tuberculosis test, and vulnerable sector check.
  • The candidate must have proof of immunisation.

Transportation/travel information

  • The candidate has access to public transportation.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • 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 Free parking and Employer-paid learning/training.

How to Apply

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

By email

hr@juniorhub.ca

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed
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