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Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.) Posted on Nov 29, 2017 by TOPP KIDS Child Care Centre

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $21.60 to $24.62 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 29, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

TOPP KIDS Child Care Centre

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 who are blind or visually impaired
  • Children who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Children with a physical disability
  • Children with an intellectual disability
  • Children with behavioural issues
  • Children with a mental health disability
  • Children with allergies

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • 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
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Children's Ages

Up to 12 years

Additional Skills

  • 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

Work Setting

Before and after school programs

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Noisy
  • Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

Urban area

Personal Suitability

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

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

  • 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.

In Person

56 251 90th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2J0A4

Advertised Until

Dec 29, 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 (E.C.E.) 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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