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Job Details

Early Childhood Educator Assistant

Posted on Nov 17, 2020 by KIN-DIR Education Foundation

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $23.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 01, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

KIN-DIR Education Foundation

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

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 attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Child development supervisor (ECE level 3)
  • Child development assistant (ECE level 1)
  • Child development worker (ECE level 2)

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
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Children's Ages

  • 5 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years

Additional Skills

  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children

Work Setting

  • Kindergarten
  • Day care centre or nursery school
  • Child care centre

Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Child welfare check
  • Criminal record check
  • Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Ability to Supervise

5-10 people

Personal Suitability

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

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

Dec 01, 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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