Level 1 Teachers Assistant

St Albert Creative Preschool - St. Albert, AB (30+ days ago)

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Company description

This premier St. Albert Preschool is a non-profit, non-denominational preschool registered as a Society with Alberta Registries. The Preschool has been in operation in St. Albert since 1964.

We aim to provide a friendly, warm environment for young children aged 3-5 years. We place as much importance on social development as on academic achievement.

Our St. Albert Preschool aims to develop the mental, physical, and emotional facets of the children through creative play, including arts and crafts, drama, creative movement and dance, games, singing and other activities. We also have access to a large play area in the building and, weather permitting, a school yard nearby.

The teachers have professional qualifications in Early Childhood Development, preschool education, and first aid certification. Each child registered in the Preschool is insured, as are the teachers.

The St. Albert Creative Preschool has operated in various locations over the past fifty years. We currently rent space within Christ Community Church, located at the edge of Erin Ridge in St. Albert, on the north end of Coal Mine Road.

Job description

Child Development Assistant

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Reports To: The St. Albert Creative Preschool Workers (teachers) and the Preschool Parent Board Executive.
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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the St. Albert Creative Preschool philosophy, policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Assist and support teachers in the day to day operations, activities using themes created on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Work as a team member; ability to collaborate and take initiative on lessons and activities. Providing support to teachers in the day to day operations and requirements.
  • Supervision of children as required in the absence of the teacher.
  • Support teachers with all COVID-19 regulations and procedures. This will include the cleaning of toys and surfaces, rooms based on AHS guidelines.
  • Ensure the safety of staff and children attending programs; gain trust and respect of children and their parents.
  • Filling of accident and incident reports when required.
  • Conduct day to day activities and teaching responsibilities as required in teachers’ absence.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.

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Education:

  • Prefer a Level 1/Child Care Assistant (but will consider a Level 2/Child Care Worker)

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Experience:

  • The position requires an individual who is organized and possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in Early Childhood field is an asset.
  • Experience with STEAM based learning program.

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Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of experience in the child development field considered an asset
  • A current criminal record check
  • Excellent communication skills
  • CPR/First Aid Certification

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Additional Requirements:

  • Criminal and child welfare check (in the last 3 months)
  • Own transportation (there is no bus service to the preschool)

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Percentage Breakdown

  • Assisting with children 50%
  • Cleaning 25%
  • Classroom Set up 10%
  • Center Planning 13.5%
  • Board Communication/Parent/Administration: 1.5%

We are looking to fill this position immediately and start August 24th, 2020, or as soon as possible

This job would be required to work 11am - 3pm Monday to Thursday.
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Contract length: 1-10 months

Part-time hours: 20 per week

Expected start date: 2020-08-24

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $16.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 10 Hour Shift
  • 12 Hour Shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
We have an extensive plan and guidelines to support our teachers. We are mandated by the Government of Alberta and AHS to carry out specific guidelines in the workplace. Teachers are provided PPE & supported by a parent-run board.

Work remotely:

  • No