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Early Childhood Educator Assistant Posted on Nov 20, 2017 by Opokaasin

  • Location Lethbridge, AB
  • Earnings $16.00 to $19.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 35 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 10, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Opokaasin

Languages

English

Education

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

Experience with Special Needs Children

  • Children with an intellectual disability
  • Children with behavioural issues
  • Children with diabetes
  • Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)

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

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

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Children's Ages

  • 5 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years

Additional Skills

  • 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

  • Nursery school
  • Kindergarten
  • Day care centre or nursery school

Security and Safety

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

Work Site Environment

  • Noisy
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Urban area
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability
  • Punctuality

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Mail

241 Stafford Drive North
Lethbridge, Alberta T1H2A5

Advertised Until

Dec 10, 2017

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Early Childhood Educator Assistant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Early Childhood Educators
NOC code: 4214.1
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 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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