Full-Time

Early Childhood Program Supervisor

Posted on Oct 01

Li'l Einsteins Inc.

Edmonton, AB

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

Knowledge of licensing regulations; Establish guidelines for behaviour; Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children; Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest; provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity; Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits; Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor; Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children; Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members; Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Interpersonal awareness; Dependability; Judgement; Values and ethics; Reliability; Punctuality

Ability to Supervise 5-10 people

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Attention to detail; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling

Transportation/Travel Information Own transportation

Security and Safety Criminal record check; Vulnerable sector check

Work Setting

Kindergarten; Day care centre or nursery school; Child care centre; Before and after school programs

Additional Skills

Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers; Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties; Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records; Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children; Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours; Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants; Storytelling

Children's Ages

5 years; 1 year; 2 years; 3 years; 4 years; Newborn (including expecting mother); Infant (3 months - 11 months)

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings; Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers; Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children; Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts; Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods; Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors

Experience 2 years to less than 3 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate; Montessori Early Childhood Teacher Certificate; Child development supervisor (ECE level 3); Child development worker (ECE level 2); Emergency child care first aid and CPR

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Languages English

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