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Job Details

Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.)

Employer

Students' Union of the U of A and Community Day Care Society

Date Posted

May 30, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $2,440.00 to $2,819.00 monthly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 29, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Students' Union of the U of A and Community Day Care Society

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Child development supervisor (ECE level 3)
  • Child development worker (ECE level 2)

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants

Work Setting

Child care centre

Security and Safety

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

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Urban area

Personal Suitability

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

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • 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

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Paramedical services coverage

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.) 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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