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Job Details

Early Childhood Educator Assistant

Posted on Jun 30, 2020 by Little Steps

  • Location Foothills, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $21.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Sep 23, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Little Steps

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Child development assistant (ECE level 1)

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Children's Ages

Up to 12 years

Additional Skills

  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail

Work Location Information

Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • 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

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

Sep 23, 2020

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 Educator 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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