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Posted on March 05, 2024 by Employer details Peter Green Hall Childrens Centre

Job details

  • LocationHalifax, NS
  • Salary19.67 to 25.12 hourly (To be negotiated) / 37.5 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employmentFull time
  • Day, 08:00 to 17:30
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Financial benefits, Other benefits
  • vacancies 2 vacancies
  • Source Job Bank #2823941

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Work setting

  • Child care centre
  • Urban area

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • 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
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Encourage children 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
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • 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 assistant (ECE level 1)
  • Child development supervisor (ECE level 3)
  • Child development worker (ECE level 2)
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Early Childhood Education Diploma or Degree

Experience and specialization

Target audience

  • Infant (3 months - 11 months)

Experience with special needs children

  • Children with a physical disability
  • Children with an intellectual disability
  • Children with asthma
  • Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Children with a genetic disorder

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Child Abuse Registry check
  • Medical exam
  • Immunization records
  • Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/travel information

  • Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • 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

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement

Other benefits

  • Free parking available

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

Advertised until

2024-06-20

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