Early Childhood Educator II

CAHRD - Kookum's Preschool & Infant Centre

Job ID 8822
Job Category

Early Childhood Educator

Description

WAGE TYPE:            HOURLY

WAGE AMOUNT:    $21.88 – $24.63

POSITION TYPE:    2 PERMANENT, FULL-TIME, 37.5 HOURS/WEEK

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting directly to the Director of Kookum’s Place Preschool Centre, the Early Childhood Educator II will be responsible for the well being, supervision, and positive guidance of the children within the facility. In accordance with Manitoba Child Care Program Regulations and Standards, this role is responsible to provide all children with a variety of developmentally and age appropriate learning experiences in the following program areas: learning environment, physical, emotional, cognitive, social, communication, and creative. In addition, the Early Childhood Educator will be dedicated to the overall health, safety, and development of each child, while maintaining a positive, nurturing, and energetic attitude towards children, staff, and clientele.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise appropriate to the children’s age, developmental ability and personality within an unobstructed view, while conducting and documenting frequent checks to ensure compliance with established ratios.
  • Interact with children in a positive, constructive, nurturing and productive manner.
  • Do not use physical restraint, detention or any punitive action towards the children (Behavior Management Policy).
  • Acknowledge respect and respond to the children’s right to have thoughts and emotions expressed appropriately.
  • Consistently provide basic needs of all children (food, shelter, clothing, rest, hygiene, first aid).
  • Implement an anti-bias curriculum by promoting diversity and acceptance of individual differences.
  • Plan and implement daily activities for children, with a balance of active/quiet, indoor/outdoor, free/structured, and individual and group activities that will encourage physical, social, intellectual, emotional and sensory development.
  • Assess children’s development with a variety of observation methods, informing the site supervisor of any requirements necessary to meet the needs of all children.
  • Communicate and work constructively with all other staff in a group setting.
  • Participate in the implementation of children’s individual guidance and behavior management plans.
  • Participate in staff meetings for information sharing and preplanning, team-building and general business.
Eligible Candidates

ACADEMIC

  • Current Infant/Child First Aid and CPR Certificate.
  • Manitoba Child Care Program ECE II Classification.
  • Graduation from a recognized College or University program.
  • Additional training may be required for staff working with children with special needs.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with or caring for young children in a childcare facility.
  • Follow all licensing requirements and standards of the Child Day Care Act including Licensing Manual Best Practices.
  • Continually advances knowledge of childcare through education, courses, and workshops.
  • Apply the policies and procedures of CAHRD.
  • CAHRD requires all of its employees be fully vaccinated against Covid-19; proof of vaccination is required before signing of employment contract.
Application Deadline March 10th, 2024
Contact Information

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit resume and cover letter in one of the following manners:

1. Email employerrep@abcentre.org

2. Visit www.cahrd.org/jobs to apply online

3. Drop off in person to Reception at 304-181 Higgins Avenue

Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates (Status, Non-status, Métis, or Inuit). Preference is also given to clients who are registered with CAHRD. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Go back to employment opportunities