Full-Time

Early Childhood Education Worker

Posted on Dec 11

Community Support Centre Haldimand Norfolk

Caledonia, ON

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

Knowledge of Day Nurseries Act; 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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Physically demanding; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling

Security and Safety Criminal record check

Work Setting

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

Additional Skills

Order supplies and equipment; 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

Children's Ages

5 years; 1 year; 2 years; 3 years; 4 years; Infant (3 months - 11 months); Up to 12 years

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 with Special Needs Children

Children with a physical disability; Children with an intellectual disability; Children with behavioural issues; Children with a mental health disability; Children with allergies

Experience 3 years to less than 5 years

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

First Aid Certificate; Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate; CPR Certificate; Member of the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE)

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year

Languages English

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