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Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Employer

Bow Valley Child Care Centre

Date Posted

November 21, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $16.00 to $21.62 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 21, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Bow Valley Child Care Centre

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

Noisy

Work setting

Child care centre

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
  • Storytelling
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

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

Experience with special needs children

Children with allergies

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/travel information

Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is your current level of study?

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Other benefits

On-site amenities


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Early Childhood Educator (ECE) 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

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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

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