Registered Early Childhood Educator - More Than Childs Play
Registered Early Childhood Educator
Part-Time (5 days/20 hours per week)
$20 hour 12 month Contract
The RECE is responsible for delivering high quality programming for young children and their families (prenatal to 6 years) for the EarlyON Program at More Than Child’s Play, virtually and in person.
This is a part-time, contract opportunity, requiring 20 hours of work per week. The days/hours of work are: M-2-6, T-F 12-4 (Schedule will vary under current restrictions to in-person programs, position will be home based until restrictions lifted)
Key Responsibilities Include:
- Implementation of the core EarlyON Programs/Services as mandated by the Ministry:
- Planning, developing and implementing high quality, play-based early years programming for children aged birth to 6 and their families.
- Collection of appropriate program data.
- Monitoring, supporting, and observing ECE student placements.
- Participation in outreach and program promotion efforts.
- Participation in the collection, maintenance, and distribution of community resource information.
- Providing updated community resource information/referrals to families.
Education: Early Childhood Education degree/diploma and a member in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators (Registered Early Childhood Educator or RECE)
- Minimum of 3 years direct work experience with young children and their parent(s)/caregivers
- Planning, developing and implementing high quality, play-based and inclusive early years programming for children aged birth to 6 and their parents/caregivers.
- Experience working with community partners pertaining to children and families (ie Public Health, Public Library, Etc.)
- Experience accessing community resources and making referrals
- Experience working in a diverse environment
- Training and/or experience facilitating family workshops is an asset.
- Knowledge of early childhood development including typical and atypical child development
- Knowledge of available community resources
- Understanding of child welfare issues and policies
- Awareness of and sensitivity to diversity/special needs issues
- Ability to take on leadership role
- Strong program planning and implementation skills
- Effective interpersonal skills including the ability to relate with parents/caregivers and their young children
- Early identification skills
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Publisher)
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If contacted, please inform us should any accommodations be required during the interview process.
Please submit your resume no later than 4pm April 28th 2021.