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Daycare Director Posted on Apr 11, 2018 by Lotsa'Tots Child Care

  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $16.00 to $23.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 25, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Lotsa'Tots Child Care

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Experience with Special Needs Children

Children with behavioural issues

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers
  • 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
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors

Experience

5 years or more

Children's Ages

  • 5 years
  • 1 year
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • Newborn (including expecting mother)
  • Infant (3 months - 11 months)

Additional Skills

  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • 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
  • Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants

Work Setting

Child care centre

Security and Safety

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

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

11-15 people

Work Location Information

Urban area

Personal Suitability

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

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

  • Knowledge of Day Nurseries Act
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
  • 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
  • Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
  • 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
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children

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.

By e-mail:

lotsatots@hotmail.ca

Online:

http://www.lotsatots.ca

By phone:

403-872-4684

By Mail

29 Michener Bend
REd Deer, Alberta T4N5E8

Advertised Until

Apr 25, 2018

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 Daycare Director is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Managers in Social, Community and Correctional Services
DIRECTIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to direct, control, and evaluate the delivery of social and community service programs such as income maintenance, children's aid and emergency housing services; and in managing the operations and activities of correctional facilities and detention centers; and in directing and advising staff delivering services and programs to the general public, to organizations and to association members

METHODICAL

Interest in administering the programs of non-governmental organizations involved with social issues such as health care, human rights, consumer protection, international development and environmental protection; and in administering programs of membership organizations such as political parties, labour organizations, business and professional associations

SOCIAL

Interest in negotiating with members of management committees and working groups when participating in policy development

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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