Reporting to the Program Supervisor, the Registered Early Childhood Educator is responsible for the planning and delivery of inclusive play-based learning and care programs in order to promote the well-being and holistic development of children between the ages of four (4) months and twelve (12) years.
The Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) is expected to act with integrity and adhere to the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice at all times within their workplace and the community.
The Registered Early Childhood Educator incorporates the Agency’s Mission Statement, Philosophy and Program Statement as well as policies and procedures to ensure the standards of quality care are met.
- Build and maintain caring and responsive relationships with children by engaging in supportive and respectful interactions with children to foster a sense of security and belonging.
- Incorporates observation, pedagogical documentation, planning, implementation and assessment in order to support children’s individual and group learning experiences abiding by a child-centred and play-based curriculum.
- Facilitate cognitive, language, social, emotional, and physical development of children based on inclusion and inquiry and play-based approaches; taking into account cultural and linguistic diversity and Indigenous identity.
- Identifies and implements appropriate interventions for children with special needs to ensure accessibility.
- Support children in regulating behaviour through facilitating appropriate language, conflict resolution, empathy, problem-solving, coping skills, and active listening.
- Develop, implement and evaluate programs for infant, toddler and pre-school children considering new ideas and approaches.
- Provide children with opportunities for engagement, exploration, and expression.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Preferred: Registered Early Childhood Educator (in good standing with The College of Early Childhood Educators)
- Child and Youth Diploma OR Recreation and Leisure Diploma OR Bachelor of Education (in good standing with The Ontario College of Teachers).
- Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
- Ability to be flexible and work within the Philosophy and Program Statement of the program.
- Must work as part of a team as well as individually.
- Current criminal reference check including vulnerable persons check.
- Valid First Aid/CPR for Infant and Children.
- Anaphylaxis and WHMIS certificate, doctor’s note, and updated immunization record are required.
- Ability to create and nurture a positive working relationship with Larch Street Kids staff and other professionals in the community including but not limited to: School Principals, CCR Staff, Sudbury District Health Unit Staff, Children’s Treatment Centre Staff, etc.
Reference ID: L10S03K20
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $17.92 to $21.44 /year
- Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)