EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR
Hatchet Lake, NS
Friends for Life Childcare Centre Inc.
Hourly: min. $15, max. $22 for 40.0 hours per week plus additional hours as needed
Supported benefits package as well as contribution toward an RRSP
Anticipated Start Date:
Terms of Employment:
Number of positions:
2 Full time and Substitutes
Completion of University/College
Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.)
Early Childhood Education Diploma or Degree
Experience an asset
Early Childhood Education Centre
3months - 5 years
Early Childhood Education Skills
Plan and develop early learning programs; Provide care, supervision and guidance of daily activities through an emergent curriculum; Provide opportunity for creative expression through the mediums of art, dramatic play and music; Assess the developmental level of children; Prepare progress reports and discuss with parents, other staff members and liaisons; Extensive knowledge of the NS Daycare Act and Regulations.
At Friends for Life, we appreciate the mixed emotions you have when starting an Early Learning Centre for the first time. This is a significant milestone in a child’s life as well as a difficult time for parents. We will ensure that our dedicated, qualified staff will help make this transition a smooth one so that when you, the parent, needs to be elsewhere there will be no worries. We believe that Friends for Life is a starting point for your children that will lead them into a lifetime of friendships as they grow up together in our community. First and foremost, we will provide your children with constant supervision in a safe, educational, yet fun environment. Together we will enhance your children's learning and stimulate their development so that they can be the best that they can be!
As Educators, we believe that children learn best through play, role modeling, and imitation. It is through these best practices that our children will develop a sense of curiosity, which will lend them the opportunity to explore and utilize the world around them through their senses. It is through our warm, inviting, and joyful atmospheres that our children will excel through our programs. Our daily programs are based upon the children's interests however, our teachers will provide some structured activities while encouraging responsibility and fostering independence among them. Our inclusive, emergent, and developmentally appropriate curriculum will allow our children to experience a love for all learning. Friends for Life will embrace all children and encourage our families and community to come together and join us in our learning experiences.
Physically able to perform teaching job; Warm supportive attitude toward children and families; Flexible and adaptive in relation to changes in the program; Work collaboratively as part of a team and throughout individual assignments; Confident in personal and professional abilities as a teacher.
Available; Caring; Challenging; Committed; Creative; Flexible; Ability to individualize; Knowledgeable; Ability to motivate; Organized; Prepared; Reflective.
Security and Safety
Criminal record check; Vulnerable Sector Search; Child abuse registry check; First Aide CPR Level C
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Combination of sitting, standing, walking, lifting; light cleaning duties; classroom orientation
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $32,000.00 to $46,000.00 /year