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Job Details

Early Childhood Assistant

Employer

2097745 Alberta Ltd

Date Posted

September 01, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $17.25 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 15, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

2097745 Alberta Ltd

Languages

English

Education

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

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

Child development assistant (ECE level 1)

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

  • Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Children's Ages

Up to 12 years

Additional Skills

  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • 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

Work Setting

Day care centre or nursery school

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability
  • Punctuality

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

  • 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
  • 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

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Oct 15, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Early Childhood Assistant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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 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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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 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 More

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