Early Childhood Program Staff Assistant

CHANCES Inc based in Cardigan, PE, is looking for candidates for the position of Early Childhood Program Staff Assistant who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. CHANCES (Caring, Helping, and Nurturing Children Every Step) is a non-profit nonprofit organisation dedicated to providing a variety of child development and parent support services to children ages 0 to 11 and their families, particularly those facing significant life problems.

CHANCES receives financing from the Public Health Agency of Canada, the province of Prince Edward Island, and private donations to provide a variety of comprehensive programmes and services. CHANCES also provides self-sustaining programmes for families on a fee-for-service basis. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible.  The vacancies refer to that of Term or contract or Part time job. The shift timing include Day, To be determined and Morning.

Employer Name: CHANCES Inc
Position: Early Childhood Program Staff Assistant
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $13.00 hourly for 40 hours bi-weekly
Employment type: Term or contract – Part time
Location: Cardigan, PE

Job description

  • 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 required to prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods.
  • 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 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 lead activities by taking children to local points of interest.
  • 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 supervise maintain daycare equipment.
  • The candidate will be expected to help with housekeeping duties
  • The candidate will be expected to help with cooking duties.
  • The candidate will be required to assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records.
  • The candidate will be required to attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children.
  • The candidate will be required to discuss the program’s daily events with family members at drop-off and pick-up times.
  • The candidate will be required to encourage and assist each child in carrying out daily routines.
  • The candidate will be required to observe how children use the materials and interact with each other and adults.
  • The candidate will be required to assisting the childcare educator in maintaining a safe and positive environment.
  • The candidate will be required to provide positive guidelines such as re-directing, positive language and reinforcement.
  • The candidate would be responsible for representing and documenting children’s activities-display of children’s drawings and printing, portfolios.
  • The candidate will be required to seek out opportunities to recognize and celebrate new developmental achievements
  • The candidate will be required to engage each child individually each day.
  • The candidate would be responsible for monitoring and supervising the children constantly.
  • The candidate would be responsible for children aged five, three, four, and up to twelve years old.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should know English
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Previous experience is not mandatory.
  • The candidate should have their Immunization records.
  • 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 allergies.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral communication skills.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should be able to supervise staff.
  • The candidate should have interpersonal awareness.
  • The candidate should be a team player.
  • The candidate should be flexible.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.

Work Setting

  •  The candidate must work before and after school programmes.

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

  • The candidate will be required to plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • The candidate would be responsible for assessing the abilities, interests and needs of children.
  • The candidate will be required to establish collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children.
  • The candidate would be responsible for participating  research programs concerned with improvements in early childhood teaching methods, as appropriate.
  • The candidate will be required to interacts with parents and community groups; maintains open and cooperative communication with parents and families, encouraging their involvement in the program and supporting the child’s family relationships.
  • The candidate will be required to plans and prepares classroom setting; oversees safety and educational programs; supervises children in the classroom; provides a supportive environment in which children can learn and practice appropriate and acceptable individual and group behaviors.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • The candidate should pass the Vulnerable sector check

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate should be willing to work in an outdoor environment for long hours
  • Work places are completely smoke free
  • The work site environment is noisy.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • For transportation, the candidate should use their own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • This is a fast-paced 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.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

 

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