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Early Childhood Educator - Preschool

Employer

Brilliant Minds Academy

Date Posted

June 28, 2024

Languages

French
  • Location Okotoks, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 28, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Brilliant Minds Academy

Languages

French

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

Air conditioned

Work setting

  • Child care centre
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

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
  • 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
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • 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

Supervision

5-10 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

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

Target audience

Children

Area of specialization

  • Pre-school education
  • Language programs

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics
  • Creativity
  • Honesty
  • Ability to multitask

Screening questions

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

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Health benefits

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

Financial benefits

Group insurance benefits

Other benefits

  • On-site daycare available
  • Team building opportunities

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Early Childhood Educator - Preschool 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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Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

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