Job Posting

Infant Toddler Educator

Salary: $17.00 - $22.00/Hourly
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Diploma
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (4214)
NOC Job Title: Infant Day-Care Workers Supervisor
Expires in 55 days
Expires: 2019-01-11
Last Updated: 2018-11-01

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Job Number: 525230




Job Location(s)

3555 - 4th Avenue
Port Alberni, British Columbia
V9Y 4H3, Canada

Job Description

Summary

The Infant Toddler Educator reports to the Child Care Manager and will be part of a team that will plan and implement a culturally based child care program that is designed to give each child an opportunity to participate in experiences that will enable them to reach their full potential. The ECE will provide nurturing care and education to young children from infancy to preschool age in a group setting, supporting partents through on going communication about each child's development. The ECE will work collaboratively with other child care staff, Elders, families and children.

Specific Duties

Responsible for the continuous supervision, safety and well-being of the childre

Participates fully and consistently as a conscientious team member in caring for the children and in the overall operation of the program and centre; maintains regular and open communication with program team members and all other co-workers

Establishes and maintains regular communication with parents

Ensures the program operates at all times in compliance with all childcare licensing standards

Must know and implement: Centre routines and practices; BC's Child Day Care Regulations and Standards of Practice

Observes and records relevant information on each child's progress as required as per Centre practices

Attends and participates actively in all program/centre, parental or other meetings as required

Shares responsibility for maintaining program equipment in good repair; assists with toy/equipment disinfecting

Shares responsibility for maintaining the play environments and storage areas in an organized and clutter-free condition

Participates in ongoing professional development and attends/maintains all mandatory training

Participates in the supervision, training and mentoring of students and supply teachers

Assists the Child Care Manager in maintaining a safe and healthy work environment by promptly reporting any existing and/or potential workplace hazards

Performs other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Child Care Manager or their designate

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

Early Childhood Education/Development certifcate or diploma, with an Infant Toddler Educator Certificate

Three to five years' experience in the child care profession and/or an Aboriginal organization or community working with children and families

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent organzational skills and initiative

Creative problem solving skills

Computer skiills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs

Knowledge of Nuu-chah-nulth history and culture is a asset

Awareness of social issues affecting First Nations and non-First Nations children

Knowledge of recreational, social and life skills, and parenting programming and activities relevant to First Nations

MANDATORY

Must possess a valid Class 5 DL and have reliable transportation for work

Must provide CRC and Driver's Abstract upon selection

Must be available to travel and be able to work flexible hours

Infant/Child First Aid Certificate

Must complete all relevant requirements as per Licensing

Salary Range: $15.00 - $19.00/hour (Depends on Experience & Qualifications)

Send Resume, Cover Letter & 3 References to:

Cyndi Stevens, Executive Director

Port Alberni Friendship Center

3555 - 4th Avenue

Port Alberni, BC

V9Y 4H3

Email: m.jeffries@pafriendshipcenter.com

**Please Note** - Only those selected for an interview will be contacted


How to Apply

Expiring: Jan 11, 2019

Contact: M. (Jeff) Jeffries
Fax: 1 250 723-1877

By Mail:
3555 - 4th Avenue
Port Alberni, British Columbia
V9Y 4H3, Canada

In Person:
3555 - 4th Avenue
Port Alberni, British Columbia
V9Y 4H3, Canada