Atelier Kids

This job is no longer available.

Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

May 16, 2022
Toronto, Ontario
Early Career

Our unique client is looking for a Sr. Toddler Educator and a Preschool Educator for immediate hire.

Do you want to see great things happen in early education?

Do you want to work in a professional learning environment?

Do you picture yourself working in a calm and natural space, working alongside children and learning with them, allowing children’s learning to unfold in its own time?

Why We are Different

We take our inspiration from the Reggio Emilia philosophy with its unique view of the child. A child is born creative, intuitive and resourceful. We believe that great communication, authentic relationships, and the right physical environment lead to happy, confident learners.

Atelier Kids invests in our staff by providing diverse learning opportunities and meaningful work. Our culture is democratic and allows for reflective practice and continuing opportunities for professional development. For more info visit: www.atelierkids.com/careers.

About the Role

At Atelier Kids, you will work with a passionate team of like-minded colleagues who enjoy creating and collaborating to make their careers and work environments healthy places for both the children and the educator.

You will have an opportunity to shape your classroom, from scratch, with new toys and state of the art materials and toys including light pads, AV equipment, and Snoezelen sensory aids. Our environment extends beyond the walls of our classrooms and we will spend quality time outdoors every day, and in neighbouring High Park with frequency.

About You

You see your role as someone who works alongside children in learning with them as a co-learner or a coach.

You are sensitive, imaginative, curious and a great listener.

You are dedicated to lifelong learning and are passionate about spending time outdoors.

*You are energetic, resourceful and an individual in your pursuit to create amazing learning environments.

*You enjoy building connections within the community and will actively engage with our families at Atelier Kids.

*You will commit yourself to the position from 1- more years in order to provide stability and consistency of staff young children so need.

You are professional and understand the Code of Ethics from the College of Early Childhood Education in terms of the very important role you will have in the life of the children and families you will be working with.

Qualifications

You are a registered ECE, ideally with a university degree in conjunction with work experience in a licensed child care centre and possess the training and documents required by the Ministry of Education to work within a child care setting.

RECE in good standing

First aid, Level CPR

Up to date immunization- TB and Diphtheria, Tetanus shots

Physically healthy to be able to lift up to 40 lbs

Up to date Police check

Let’s Work Together

Some great rewards that we offer our team.

  • Paid, dedicated design time for programming and documentation on a weekly basis.
  • Brand new facility with close proximity to High Park, the 400-acre natural park across the street, for frequent and lengthy visits to emphasize our extended outdoor curriculum. Close to the TTC Subway.
  • Daily support from on-site Pedagogista (Educational Leader) and Atelierista (Artist in Residence) and permanent part-time staff.
  • Ongoing professional development in the Reggio Emilia philosophy along with others through a custom program created by some of the top minds in Ontario.

In keeping with our commitment to provide services in a manner that is accessible to all, reasonable accommodation will be provided for applicants upon request. Atelier Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: $41,600.00 - $52,000.00 per year plus $2.00/ per hour PWE grant money per hour.