Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.) / NOC # 4214

City: Halifax, Nova Scotia


Company Name Circle Time Friends Preschool
Job Type Full-time
Salary $17.00 per hour for 35 hours a week at 52 weeks a year
Position Early Childhood Educator
Department Child care centre
Job Location Halifax, NS B3L 2W4
Experience Required Experience an asset
Education Required College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Benefits Paid 4% remuneration of gross salary
Recruiters May Contact Yes
Indigenous Persons Yes
Vulnerable Youth Yes
Newcomers Yes
Persons With Disabilities Yes

• Employer: Circle Time Friends Preschool

• Job details
- Title: Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.)
- Location: Halifax, NS
- Wage: $17.00 per hour
- Hours: 35 hours per week
- Vacation: Paid 4% remuneration of gross salary
- Terms of employment: Full time/Permanent position
- Start date: As soon as possible
- Vacancies: 1 vacancy

• Job requirements
 Languages: English

 Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

 Credentials:
- Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
- Emergency child care first aid

 Experience: Experience an asset

• Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills:
- Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings;
- Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers;
- Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts;
- Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods

• Children's Ages: 18 months to 6 years

• Additional Skills
- Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties;
- Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records;
- Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children

• Work Setting: Child care centre

• Security and Safety: Child abuse registry check; Criminal record check; Vulnerable sector check

• Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Bending, crouching, kneeling

• Work Location Information: Halifax, NS B3L 2W4

• Personal Suitability
- Effective interpersonal skills;
- Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication;
- Excellent written communication; Interpersonal awareness;
- Dependability;
- Judgement;
- Values and ethics;
- Reliability; Punctuality

• Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills: Knowledge of Daycare Act;

• Knowledge of licensing regulations;
- Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children;
- Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest;
- provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity;
- Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits;
- Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children;
- Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members;
- Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children

• How to apply
- By email: sforbes72@hotmail.com

** Circle Time Friends Preschool hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.

All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, New Immigrants, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the company. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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