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Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Employer

Treasured Seeds Group Family Childcare Program

Date Posted

May 13, 2024

Languages

English or French
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $19.19 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 7  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 12, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Treasured Seeds Group Family Childcare Program

Languages

English or French

Education

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

Asset languages

  • Yoruba
  • Igbo
  • Hausa

Work setting

  • Child care centre
  • Urban area
  • Day care centre or nursery school
  • Children's program

Tasks

  • Assess the children's development in order to prepare a learning plan tailored to his needs.
  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Maintain daycare equipment
  • Storytelling
  • Synthesize the overall situation of the children and communicate the information to the parents
  • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
  • Encourage children to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • 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
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Emergency child care first aid and CPR
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Target audience

  • Children
  • Culturally diverse groups

Area of specialization

Pre-school education

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Child Abuse Registry check
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • 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
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics
  • Creativity
  • Honesty
  • Ability to multitask

Experience

1 to less than 7 months


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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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