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Early Childhood Educator / Assistant Supervisor
Kids & Company [Oakville-Ontario, Hamilton-Ontario, Mississauga-Ontario, Canada] 28 Days Ago

Overview
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Supervisor
Posted: 2018-10-18
Requirements
Minimum Education: College
Degree Title: ECE
Minimum Experience: 2 Year
Job Status
Date Ad Starts: 2018-10-16
Date Ad Ends: 2018-12-13
Kids & Company https://kidsandcompany.com/ [Oakville-Ontario, Hamilton-Ontario, Mississauga-Ontario, Canada]
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Description

The ECE/ Assistant Supervisor has two main responsibilities at the center. The primary responsibility is to work as an Early Childhood Educator in the classroom by supervising, guiding and instructing children, from infancy to school age, in a variety of educational subjects and life skills using an emergent curriculum. In addition to this, the Assistant Supervisor has a secondary responsibility to assist the Center Director with the administrative and supervisory duties at the center on an as-needed basis. The Assistant Supervisor will build positive and respectful relationships with children, families and coworkers while demonstrating leadership at the center.

Job Duties:

  • Plans and implements enriched programs in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy;
  • Leads children in activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs, demonstrating the use of simple musical instruments, preparing craft materials and demonstrating their use and providing opportunities for creative expression;
  • Takes a leadership role in the classroom and provides excellent supervision and interaction with children at all times including in all classroom, sleep room, playground activities and offsite field trips;
  • Observes children in their surroundings and assesses individual and group needs;
  • Provides training and acts as a role model for students, supply and new team members;
  • Meets emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child in the classroom;
  • Follows all centre policies as outlined in the Staff Handbook including Behaviour Management, Serious Occurrence, Anaphylactic, Technology Use, Fire Drills, Workplace Harassment and Violence and Health and Safety practices;
  • Prepares and maintains the indoor and outdoor play areas for children’s use, including checking toys and equipment to ensure safe functioning and performing various housekeeping and sanitizing duties as required;
  • Participates in lunch, diapering, bathroom and toilet training duties and promotes healthy and independent practices;
  • Ensures any special dietary requirements are met;
  • If designated, administers medication as authorized by a physician and maintain appropriate records;
  • Maintains open, positive, friendly and cooperative relationships with each child’s family;
  • Accurately performs all administrative tasks examples including entries for the classroom log book, centre communication log book, daily reports in tablets and all required emergency and incident reporting in a timely manner;

 

Job Requirements

  • Early Childhood Educator Credentials required (License, Certificate or Registration) as according to applicable provincial regulations
  • Possesses a Degree in Bachelor of Education or an Early Childhood Education Diploma from a recognized College or equivalency
  • Infant/Child C.P.R. and First Aid updated yearly
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High standard of professionalism
  • Enthusiasm for serving public ensuring that all children and clients are cared for equally and in accordance with Kids & Company standards
  • The incumbent must be capable of lifting, pulling and/or pushing up to 45 pounds
  • A criminal reference check will be required and verification of medical suitability may be required as according to provincial childcare regulations
  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years in the Early Childhood Education field an asset
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