Early Childhood Educators ECE II

Oakville Early Learning Centre

Job ID 9039
Job Category

Early Childhood Educator

Description

Position Overview:

We are seeking dedicated Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) to join our team at OELC, a brand new centre in Oakville, MB, opening in Summer 2024. The successful candidates will be responsible for providing high-quality early learning and care for children, fostering their emotional, physical, social, and cognitive development through appropriate activities and programs tailored to individual needs. The ECEs will ensure a safe, nurturing environment conducive to growth and learning.

Responsibilities:

1.      Establish and Maintain a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment:

Safety: Ensure the environment is free of hazards, handle emergencies, and supervise children.

Health: Encourage good health and nutrition habits, monitor symptoms of illness, and maintain health records.

Learning Environment: Create stimulating environments and implement developmentally appropriate activities.

2.      Advance Physical and Intellectual Competence:

Physical: Plan and monitor activities for physical development and sensory exploration.

Cognitive: Provide activities to stimulate curiosity, problem-solving, and exploration.

Communication: Encourage verbal and nonverbal communication skills development.

Creative: Provide opportunities for imaginative and creative expression.

3.      Build Positive Self-Concept and Individual Strength:

Celebrate unique strengths and characteristics, promote independence, and support positive self-concept development.

4.      Promote Positive Functioning of Children and Adults:

Social: Encourage positive social interaction and teach empathy and mutual respect.

Guidance and Discipline: Set realistic behavior expectations, provide positive guidance, and address behavior without labeling or threatening.

5.      Coordinate Home and Centre Child-Rearing Practices and Expectations:

Welcome new families, encourage parent involvement, and collaborate with parents and professionals.

6.      Supplementary Responsibilities:

Program Management: Maintain administrative duties, plan long-range programs, and work with stakeholders.

Personal and Professional Development: Demonstrate professionalism, maintain personal well-being, and pursue ongoing professional growth.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and relevant certifications to oelcinc@gmail.com. Include a brief statement outlining your experience working with children and your approach to early childhood education.

 

Deadline for Applications:

April 19, 2024

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in Oakville Early Learning Centre, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

OELC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including those with diverse backgrounds and those with disabilities.

 

Eligible Candidates

Education & Training:

·        Must be qualified as an ECE II

·        Certification in First Aid and CPR relevant to the age group being cared for.

Experience Required:

Some experience working with children in a similar environment is preferred.

Application Deadline April 20th, 2024
Contact Information

oelcinc@gmail.com

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