Child Care Assistant

Website Harstone Children's Centre Inc.

Job ID 9331
Job Category

Child Care Assistant

Description

We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Childcare Assistant to join our team at our Infant and Toddler location. This is a full-time 80- hour position. The ideal candidate will have a genuine love for children and a strong desire to support their growth and development in a safe and nurturing environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning and implementing daily activities for Infants and Toddlers.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all children at all times
  • Provide compassionate attentive care to children, including feeding, diapering and napping routines.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes learning and development.
  • Communicate effectively with parents and co-workers.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and stimulating environment.
  • Be a supportive team member who is able to collaborate with other team members to achieve program goals.

Benefits:

  • Completive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Group Insurance and Pension Plan after 3 months
  • 6 paid sick days per year
  • 3 paid personal days per year
  • 3 weeks holidays after the first year (moving to 4 weeks after 5 years).
  • 2 paid professional development days per year
  • Opportunities for additional professional development and continuing education
  • Paid planning time off the floor
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
Eligible Candidates

Candidates must have or obtain the following:

  • Child Abuse (with vulnerable sector search) and Criminal Record Check
  •  First Aid/CPR
  • Childcare Assistant Certificate
  • Completion of a 40-hour course within the first year
  • Experience in childcare is an asset
  •  Proficiency in written and verbal English
  • Ability to lift push and pull up to 50 pounds
Application Deadline August 4th, 2024
Contact Information

All interested candidates can submit their resume and cover letter to dom948@shaw.ca.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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