Royal Haven Daycare

Early Childhood Assistant

Job description

Tasks

  • Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers
  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Storytelling
  • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
  • Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • 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
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
  • Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses

  • Child development assistant (ECE level 1)
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Experience with Special Needs Children

  • Children with Down syndrome
  • Children with allergies

Personal Suitability

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

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Immunization records
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Work Setting

  • Urban area
  • Kindergarten
  • Before and after school programs
  • Willing to relocate
  • Day care centre or nursery school

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • On-site housing options
  • Subsidised public transportation
  • Parking available

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Air conditioned

Language

  • English

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


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