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Early Childhood Educator

Job Information
Author londonbridgechildcare
Date March 3, 2017
Type Full Time
Company London Bridge Child Care Services Inc.
Salary $18.00 to $21.25 - Per Hour
Location 550 Fanshawe Park Road East London ON N5X 1L1
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Contact Information
Apply through our ONLINE APPLICATION FORM:  http://bit.ly/LBemployment

Company: London Bridge Child Care Services Inc.

 

Business information: We nurture curious minds and kind hearts by providing and promoting childcare and education. Our innovative culture values our youngest citizens, engages employees, partners with families, and strengthens community.

 

Business address: 550 Fanshawe Park Road East London ON N5X 1L1

Work Location: Same as above

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

 

Job Description:

  • 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
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
  • 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
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children

 

Requirements:

-Education: A bachelor’s degree OR college diploma in early childhood education is required

-Experience:  Experience is an asset

-Membership with the College of Early Childhood Educators is required

-Current Criminal Reference Check, including Vulnerable Position Screening required

-Standard First Aid Certificate is required

 

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

 

Personal Suitability

  • Excellent written communication
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Dependability
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Reliability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Team player
  • Flexibility

 

Children’s Ages:

2 years; 3 years; 4 years

 

Salary: $18.00 to $21.25 hourly – 40 hours per week

 

Benefits: Extended medical insurance, Disability Insurance, Dental Insurance. We also provide an employer matched Group Savings Plan, Life Insurance and six paid personal sick days.

 

Important Information:

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday. This position participates in professional development opportunities after work hours, up to 16 hours per year.

 

Apply through our ONLINE APPLICATION FORM:  http://bit.ly/LBemployment

 

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