early childhood educator assistant

YMCA of Northeastern Ontario - Sudbury branch - Greater Sudbury, ON (30+ days ago)

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Salary$$34,320YEAR yearly for 40 hours per week
Terms of employment Permanent
Full time
Day, Evening
Start date As soon as possible
Vacancies 1 Vacancy
Job no. 1190078
Source Job Bank
Job requirements
Languages
English

Education
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Emergency child care first aid and CPR

Experience
1 to less than 7 months

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills
Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings; Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers; Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children; Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts; Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods; Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
Children's Ages
Up to 12 years
Additional Skills
Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties; Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records; Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems 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
Work Setting
YMCA,YWCA, YMHA and YWHA; Child care centre; Before and after school programs
Security and Safety
Medical exam; Immunization records; Criminal record check; Vulnerable sector check
Work Site Environment
Noisy
Transportation/Travel Information
Own vehicle; Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Interpersonal awareness; Dependability; Values and ethics; Reliability; Punctuality
Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills
Knowledge of Day Nurseries Act; Knowledge of licensing regulations; Establish guidelines for behaviour; Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest; 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; Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor; Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children; Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members; Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children