Early Childhood Education Instructor Level 2 certification

City: Halifax, Nova Scotia


ISANS is seeking a part-time Early Childhood Education Instructor- level 2 certification to provide quality care for newcomer children aged 6 months to 13 years in the ECE Centre. Reporting to the Supervising Team Leads, ECE Centre and the Manager, Support Services, the ECE Instructor will be responsible for:

• Designing and delivering culturally and age appropriate programming for newcomer children
• Collecting children’s information as required by CMAS
• Collaborating with the ECE coordinator regarding work related daily activities
• Implementing and complying with ECE Centre policies and procedures
• Ensuring the safety of the children in the centre
• Maintaining the upkeep and cleanliness of the toys, equipment and the centre
• Documenting (electronically)activities on a daily basis and writing required reports
• Checking regularly e-mail messages information sent to all ISANS staff
• Conducting parent-teacher interviews
• Taking part in the annual CMAS review
• Providing information and support to parents on a daily basis

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following:
• Early Childhood Education Diploma (Level 2)
• Up to date First Aid Certificate
• 2 years experience in a similar position
• Experience working in a cross-cultural environment; experience delivering direct service to immigrants preferred
• Strong written and verbal English communication skills (English CLB level 5 minimum)
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Strong time management and organization skills
• Proficient with MS Office applications
• Additional languages an asset
Physical Demands:
• The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, kneeling, crouching, stooping, squatting, twisting, and lifting up to 40 pounds; employee is regularly exposed to noise
Working Hours:
• ISANS ECE Centres deliver Care for Newcomer Children for evening and weekend workshops in addition to the regular 8.30 – 3.30 pm care. Evening and Weekend work will be required on a regular basis as part of a rota schedule with other ECE Instructors/Workers.

Terms of Employment:
• Fixed term contract to March 31st, 2020, renewable pending funding confirmation
• Full time 35 hours per week, reducing to part-time 30 hours per week
Commencement Date: ASAP

Closing Date: Monday April 15th, 2019, 4:00pm

To apply: E-mail your resume and cover letter merged into one document to careers@isans.ca, stating in subject line the position you are applying for.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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