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Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.) Posted on Feb 09, 2018 by Mindful Moments Child Enrichment Centre

  • Location Sherwood Park, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $24.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 23, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Mindful Moments Child Enrichment Centre

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience with Special Needs Children

  • Children with behavioural issues
  • Children with allergies
  • Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)

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

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

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Children's Ages

  • 5 years
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • Up to 12 years

Additional Skills

  • 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

  • Nursery school
  • Before and after school programs

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written 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.

Advertised Until

Feb 23, 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 Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.) is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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 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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