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Child Care Worker Assistant

Employer

Birds & Blossoms Daycare Centre

Date Posted

June 28, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 to $22.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 28, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Birds & Blossoms Daycare Centre

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work setting

Day care centre or nursery school

Tasks

  • Assist co-workers in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Maintain daycare equipment
  • Assist early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Dependability
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Creativity
  • Ability to multitask

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Health benefits

Health care plan

Other benefits

Parking available

Support for persons with disabilities

Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for persons with disabilities

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Recruits newcomers and/or refugees who were displaced by a conflict or a natural disaster (for example: Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.)
  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural trainings to create a welcoming work environment for newcomers and/or refugees

Support for youths

  • Offers on-the-job training tailored to youth
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youth

Support for Veterans

Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for Veterans

Support for Indigenous people

Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers

Support for mature workers

  • Applies hiring policies that discourage age discrimination
  • Provides staff with awareness training to create a welcoming work environment for mature workers

Supports for visible minorities

  • Applies hiring policies that discourage discrimination against members of visible minorities (for example: anonymizing the hiring process, etc.)
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural training to create a welcoming work environment for members of visible minorities

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Child Care Worker Assistant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Early Childhood Educators
SOCIAL

Interest in instructing and guiding children in the development of proper eating, dressing and personal hygiene; in leading children in activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs, providing opportunities for creative expression through the mediums of art, dramatic play, music and physical fitness, and taking them to local points of interest

METHODICAL

Interest in handling to prepare and demonstrate the use of craft materials and to demonstrate the use of simple musical instruments

directive

Interest in compiling information to develop daily activities for children; may plan and organize activities for school and children in child care programs before and after regular school hours; may supervise and co-ordinate the activities of other early childhood educators and assistants

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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