Registered Early Childhood Educator - Community Centre 55
City of Toronto Agency
Part time (30 hrs): FDK/SA Before & After school through the school year. Toddler/preschool daycare March Break and July/August.
Hourly rate: $20.38 plus 4% vacation pay
- Takes the lead in planning and implementing an enriched developmental program using the guidelines of Ontario’s Pedagogy for the early years. ‘How Does Learning Happen?’ submitting program plans in a timely manner to the Site Supervisor.
- Incorporates learning experiences designed to meet the individual needs of the children
- Accompanies children to/from destinations on field trips etc.
- Directly responsible for the care, safety & supervision of the children
- Provides input on the assessment of group and individual progress for the evaluation of programs to meet developmental and cultural needs of children
- Observes children's progress and behaviour.
- Identifies special needs requesting resource services when necessary.
- Completes developmental profiles and progress charts as requested.
- Responds to parent/designated family members/school staff enquiries regarding children's progress, behaviour, and health.
- Promotes parental involvement
- Ensures that all children are adequately nourished serving food in the family style and that any special dietary requirements are met
- Visually accompaniment & monitoring in bathroom for pre-school groupings and toddler training
- Encourages all children, staff, volunteers and students to follow proper hygiene habits
- Instructs and assists children in washing, dressing, toileting, eating, etc. to develop self help skills
- Conducts daily visual health check of children following ‘Exclusion Policy’, records illness and contacts parents re: illness, reporting communicable diseases to Site Supervisor.
- Responsible for the safe storage and administration of medications when authorized by physician/parent (guardian) and approved by Site Supervisor. Maintaining records of all medications administered returning all empty medication containers as per policy.
- Administers first aid, as required recording and reporting same ensuring that the first aid kits are fully stocked daily
- Participates with other staff to ensure the safety and well being of the children, other staff, students & volunteers while in the care or working at the centre following all CLP/Community Centre 55 Policies & Procedures.
- Checks toys, rooms and equipment used in activities to ensure safe functioning and sanitizes same inclusive of laundry as required
- Tear down and set up of all CLP equipment as required including heavy lifting: tables, chairs, carpets any equipment
- Documents all information as per legislative/legal requirements as per: CCEYA, AQI, Centre 55 and City policies.
- Liaises with Site Supervisor daily or as needed
- Mentor’s CLP Assistants/Students/Volunteers assigning tasks as required leading by example
- To assist colleagues as required
- Other duties as needed for Operational Requirements
- A pre-placement medical assessment by their family doctor with a signed note stating they are healthy to work with children and all required vaccinations are current or a signed affidavit.
- A clear Police Vulnerable Sector Check (minimum 4 months old at time of employment)
- Current Standard First Aid including infant/child CPR
- Food Handler Certification (attained within 3 months of employment)
- Current registration with the College of ECE's
- Knowledge of the CCEYA, Public Health Regulations, Child and Family Services Act and Children’s Services (AQI) with the ability to meet the specifications of these acts and any other related legislation that applies to this work.
- Excellent skills in; written & verbal communication, patience, problem - solving, coaching, leading, and motivating children/staff/students & volunteers.
- Knowledge and leadership skills designing, developing and implementing a program following Ontario’s Pedagogy for the early years, ‘How Does Learning Happen’.
- Enjoy playing with children and viewing them as competent, capable of complex thinking, curious and rich in potential.
- Ability to monitor assistant staff/students & volunteers and report inconsistencies to the Site Supervisor
- Ability to supervise children at all times.
- Ability to converse with peers/parents in a respectful, diplomatic and non judgmental manner
- Ability to cooperate and follow instructions.
- Ability to communicate in English fluently & effectively both orally and in writing 2nd language is an asset
- Ability to lift & carry a weight between 0-40lbs and work with chemical cleaning solutions & stand for long periods of time
- Ability to work in a team, as an individual and as a mentor
- Ability to be flexible, punctual, responsible and approachable
- Ability to follow mandatory dress code at all times; appropriate foot wear, Community Centre 55 t-shirts & name tag when working unless otherwise advised by CLP Manager
Please send resume & cover letter to Sarah at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone calls will not be responded to. Thank you to all who apply only those invited to interview will be contacted.