Registered Early Childhood Educator

Glen Abbey Child Care and Montessori Centre - Oakville, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Company description

Glen Abbey Child Care & Montessori Centre is a licensed childcare centre located at 1240 Old Abbey Lane in Oakville, Ontario.

The centre provides childcare for children aged 18 months-to 12 years of age.

Job description

Early Childhood Educator - Job Description

Job Title: Early Childhood Educator

Job Summary

The Early Childhood Educator will provide a quality caring and supportive child care program to members of the Glen Abbey Child Care & Montessori Centre to address their child care needs, meets all regulatory standards required by federal, provincial and municipal governments, and operates within the MOE licensing standards and Code of Ethics as defined by the Early Childhood Educator Registry. This position reports to the Management team of Glen Abbey Child Care & Montessori Centre

Asset

  • Montessori educated or experienced.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Current RECE License to Practice
  • Documentation in accordance with the MOE licensing requirements
  • An Understanding of the issues that affect children and their families
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with parents, community members
  • Mature and responsible attitude towards work
  • Willingness to work flexible hours

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, carry out, and assess developmentally appropriate activities and experiences in harmony with the centre’s philosophy
  • Provide a daily balance of active/quiet, indoor/outdoor, and individual/group activities
  • Establish and carry out a daily activity schedule that incorporates child directed activity, care routines and transition times
  • Organize space, equipment and materials and inspect surroundings before activities
  • Assist children in expressing themselves by listening and responding with questions or comments that extend conversations
  • Use a variety of teaching techniques including modelling, observing, questioning, demonstrating, and reinforcing
  • Encourage problem solving and assist children to practice self help daily and provide opportunity for child directed play experience
  • Plan and carry out experiences that foster an understanding of a variety of cultures and value systems
  • Provide experiences and play materials that actively promote diversity and acceptance in interactions and attitudes
  • Participate in short and long term planning and evaluation and staff program reviews
  • Learn and use the activities and skills provided to assist children in developing the necessary coping skills for addressing unique life issues
  • Promote the centre within the community

Individualize the curriculum

  • Observe how children use materials and interact with each other and adults
  • Use observations to expand play and plan activities that recognize individual difference
  • Initiate referrals or additional services for parents and children

Ensure guidance of children’s behaviour that encourages positive self-concept

  • Set reasonable behaviour expectations consistent with center’s philosophy and policies
  • Provide positive guidelines such as redirecting, positive language, and positive reinforcement
  • Immediately address problem behaviour without labelling the child
  • Follow behaviour guidance and policies established by the centre and consistent with the other professional learning resources such as “How does learning happen”, and “Think, Feel, Act’ materials.

Ensure the child’s environment is healthy and safe

Follow the centre’s procedures for administering medications and maintaining health records

  • Report and all accidents, injuries and illnesses to the Management team and record such incidents in the daily log book and as a serious occurrence if necessary
  • Monitor the environment for hazards
  • Update self daily on children’s allergies and other special conditions
  • Establish daily eating routines that are fun for children
  • Attend to children’s physical needs for toileting, diapering, eating and sleeping as promptly as possible
  • Report all incidents of child abuse to the supervisor and follow centre procedure and government regulations
  • Release children only to authorized persons

Ensure positive communication with parents

  • Plan for parent meetings
  • Discuss the programs daily events and the child’s daily progress with parents and provide daily observation record to parents
  • Accommodate the parent’s instructions for daily routines when possible within group routines
  • Encourage parents to participate whenever possible

Contribute to the ongoing operations of the centre

  • Follow licensing requirements
  • Carry out the responsibilities assigned to you
  • Attend regular staff meetings
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information related to the centre’s children, their parents, and staff
  • Participate in the annual performance review process
  • Consistently educate and train to keep up with personal and professional development
  • Keep up to date with early childhood advocacy developments
  • Maintain regular attendance and punctuality

Desired Competencies & Behaviours

  • Believes in and practices the mission, goals of the program
  • Ability to build trust and positive relationships with families in the program
  • Act as a role model of appropriate behaviour
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of the childcare team, facilitating a team environment through personal behaviour, work contributions and the sharing of expertise and knowledge
  • Participates in the developing of new ideas and methods for program enhancement and has the ability to adjust and adapt to changes
  • Maintains a constant awareness of the “client” and exhibits recognition and appreciation of their needs with the ability to achieve results with positive outcomes for families accessing the program
  • Ability to be energetic, resilient and maintains a sense of humour when personal resources are challenged
  • Achieves results with positive outcomes for children in the program
  • Effective interpersonal skills under all types of conditions, exhibiting a supportive, positive approach
  • A high degree of personal initiative with good planning and organizational skills
  • Continuing personal and professional development in related areas

Working Conditions

  • The childcare facility is licensed for 107 children
  • Indoor and outdoor activities
  • Standing, bending, crouching, some lifting

Wages

  • Wage dependent on qualifications / experience

Hours of Work

Permanent Part Time, Casual on Call, Permanent full time.

Industry: Education and Schools

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Dental care

Reference ID: IND80010

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • 2 year: 1 year (Preferred)