#2022-036 | Child Care Assistant

Website Mount Carmel Clinic

Job ID 6672
Job Category

Child Care Assistant

Description

Date: April 26, 2022

Position: Child Care Assistant

Status: Full Time, FTE 1.0, Permanent

Hours of Work*:  *Monday – Friday 7:30 AM-5:30 PM

Department: Early Learning and Parenting

Job Posting No.: #2022-036

Reports to: Manager, Early Learning

Closing Date: May 17, 2022, closes at 4:00 PM

Union: CUPE-ARDN

Salary: $12.206-$14.146/hour

*These hours are dependent on the operational requirements of the organization

Eligible Candidates

Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.

Position Summary

The Child Care Assistant (CCA), as part of a team of Early Childhood Educators and CCAs, delivers child-specific, age appropriate programming to all children in the program in accordance with child development principles. The CCA implement plans and provides programming designed to meet each child’s assessed needs in a manner that promotes positive social, physical, emotional and cognitive development. The CCA maintains a clean and safe environment that encourages healthy interaction and learning.

Qualifications

Education

Child Care Assistant Classification from the Manitoba Child Care Program

Current Infant/Child First Aid and CPR Certificate

Completion of 40-hour “Introduction to Early Childhood Care and Education” – Red River College or online Service Delivery

Skills, Expertise and Experience

Demonstrated understanding of child care approaches and principles and ability to put that understanding into practice

Supervise and engage children throughout the day, during transitions, individual and group activities and free and structured play, within program plans developed at Anne Ross Day Nursery

Observe children in program activities and contribute of the process of assessment (individual children and groups) and design and delivery of programming that meets assessed needs

Use a range of approaches, skills and techniques to optimize each child’s experience and opportunity to learn and develop

Take active steps to identify and manage risks to ensure the safety of all children

Manage behavioral issues in accordance with established policies and practices

Critical Skills

Proven knowledge and ability in critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills

Focus on Results

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve service goals and produce expected results/outcomes

Alignment with Organizational Values

Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values

Commitment to Reconciliation

Knowledge and historical factors that affect the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families

Teamwork

Proven ability to work within a team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness

MCC Philosophies

Strong knowledge of diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development approaches

Communication

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems

Assets

Experience working with/caring for young children

All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.

Please submit application here: https://mountcarmelclinic.applytojobs.ca/early+learning/12453

This link can also be found under Employment Opportunities on our website: https://www.mountcarmel.ca/get-involved/work-with-us/#current-postings

We thank all applicants; however, we will only contact candidates who are selected & applied via link for the interview.

Application Deadline May 26th, 2022
Contact Information

https://www.mountcarmel.ca/

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