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Early Childhood Educator
Faculty of Community Services and Health Sciences
$27.46 - $31.83 per hour
35 hours per week
Nelson Mandela Child Care Centre
September 16, 2013 - March 24, 2014
Provides behaviour guidance and ongoing supervision of playroom, playground, group, individual and routine activities.
Assists in maintaining a safe and healthy environment by performing periodic safety checks of equipment, facilities and identifies children who are unwell.
Plans and implements a program for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
Demonstrates and explains effective curriculum and guidance strategies; provides on the spot feedback, direction and support to the Early Childhood Educators and Early Childhood Assistant students.
Establishes and maintains relationships with parents through open communication by daily written charts, daily interactions, formal parent interviews and parent information sessions.
Maintains a current knowledge of E.C.E theory, practice and issues.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Two-year Early Childhood Education diploma from a recognized post secondary institution or the AECEO equivalency.
Must be registered with the College of E.C.E. and be in good standing as of April 1, 2009.
Current St. John’s Ambulance or Red Cross Standard First Aid Certificate.
Minimum one year post diploma experience in a licensed preschool/childcare setting.
Proven ability to design a curriculum.
Ability to provide guidance and feedback to E.C.E. students and E.C.A.’s; high degree of diplomacy and tact.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; exceptional observation and reporting skills.
Ability to spend most of the day at the child’s level, i.e. sitting on the floor, or on child height chairs.
Able to bend, stoop and lift child to adult height (up to 20 kg) and to move children’s furniture or equipment to prepare room for programming needs.
Ability to work independently and as an effective team member.
Excellent communication, problem solving, and human relations skills and a commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact effectively with the College’s diverse child, student and staff population.
NOTE: All candidates will need to provide a current dated police reference check.
Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To apply submit a covering letter and resume combined in one (1) document.
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.