Full Time Permanent

Early Childhood Educator

Posted 2 years ago
840 Gibsons Way, Gibsons, BC
$25.50 per hour
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP
or equivalent experience

Experience

No experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
First Aid Certificate
Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
Child development supervisor (ECE level 3)
Emergency child care first aid and CPR
Experience with Special Needs Children
Children with a physical disability
Children with an intellectual disability
Children with behavioural issues
Children with allergies
Children with asthma
Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills
Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers
Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
Children’s Ages
5 years
1 year
2 years
3 years
4 years
Newborn (including expecting mother)
Infant (3 months – 11 months)
Additional Skills
Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants
Storytelling
Work Setting
Day care centre or nursery school
Child care centre
Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills
Knowledge of licensing regulations
Establish guidelines for behaviour
Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
provide opportunities 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
Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
Security and Safety
Medical exam; Immunization records; Criminal record check; Vulnerable sector check;
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling;
Ability to Supervise
3-4 people;
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Interpersonal awareness; Dependability; Judgement; Values and ethics; Reliability; Punctuality;

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

sctpes@telus.net

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include when submitting your application:

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Proof of the requested certifications
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed
  • Copy of latest school transcript