Early childhood educator (ECE)

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Job Id: 3471

Early childhood educator (ECE)

August 3, 2023

Richmondhill, ON

Canada

Full Time

Wage Rate

$18.00/h

Languages
English

Education
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience
1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment
Non-smoking
Air conditioned

Work setting
Child care centre
Before and after school programs
Day care centre or nursery school

Responsibilities
Tasks
Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers
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
Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
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
Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
Establish guidelines for behaviour
Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours
Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants

Credentials
Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses
Child development assistant (ECE level 1)

Job Requirements:
Additional information
Security and safety
Medical exam

Transportation/travel information
Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities
Repetitive tasks
Physically demanding
Attention to detail
Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Bending, crouching, kneeling
Manual dexterity

Personal suitability
Punctuality
Dependability
Efficient interpersonal skills
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Reliability
Team player
Values and ethics

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