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Child Care Worker, Daycare

Employer

STARS CORNER DAYCARE & OSC

Date Posted

November 22, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $17.14 to $22.62 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 32 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 10  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 23, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

STARS CORNER DAYCARE & OSC

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Work setting

  • Child care centre
  • Urban area
  • Kindergarten
  • Before and after school programs

Tasks

  • Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers
  • 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
  • Support 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
  • 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
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
  • Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Knowledge of Day Nurseries Act
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being 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
  • Pre-flight documentation

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people
  • 3-4 people
  • 5-10 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Child development assistant (ECE level 1)
  • Child development supervisor (ECE level 3)
  • Child development worker (ECE level 2)
  • Emergency child care first aid and CPR
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Experience with special needs children

  • Children who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Children with a physical disability
  • Children with an intellectual disability
  • Children with behavioural issues
  • Children with allergies
  • Children with asthma
  • Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Children with diabetes

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Child welfare check
  • Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle
  • Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Manual dexterity

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan

Long term benefits

Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site daycare available
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Wellness program

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Child Care Worker, Daycare 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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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Early Childhood Educator Assistants
SOCIAL

Interest in assisting children in the development of proper eating and dressing habits and personal hygiene

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to assist supervisors in keeping records; in preparing and serving snacks, maintaining day-care equipment and assisting with housekeeping duties; and in arranging rooms and furniture for lunch and rest periods

directive

Interest in handling to lead children's activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing craft materials; and in conducting and monitoring activity programs designed for young children

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.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

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