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early childhood educator (E.C.E.) Verified Student job

Posted on September 14, 2022 by Employer details Building Blocks Educational Childcare Ltd.

Job details

  • Location1605 Gordon DriveKelowna, BCV1Y 3G8
  • Salary$25.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment
    Full time
  • Day, Overtime, Morning
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Other benefits
  • vacancies 4 vacancies
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2182387

Overview

Languages

English

Student status

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

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Work setting

  • Child care centre
  • Urban area
  • Willing to relocate

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers
  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Storytelling
  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • 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
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
  • 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
  • Knowledge of Day Nurseries Act
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
  • 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
  • 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

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

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

Experience and specialization

Target audience

  • Infant (3 months - 11 months)

Experience with special needs children

  • Children with behavioural issues
  • Children with allergies

Additional information

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
  • Manual dexterity

Personal suitability

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

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • On-site daycare available
  • Parking available

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

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This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Students, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

Advertised until

2022-10-23

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