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Special Needs Support Staff
PLASP Mississauga, Ontario, Canada 17 Days Ago

Overview
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Early Childhood Educator (ECE)
Posted: 2018-10-29
Requirements
Minimum Education: College
Degree Title: ECE, CWY or EA
Minimum Experience: 3 Year
Job Status
Date Ad Starts: 2018-10-28
Date Ad Ends: 2018-11-27
PLASP https://www.plasp.com/ Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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Description

Special Needs Support Staff- Peel Region (Mississauga, Brampton and Bolton)

PLASP Child Care Services is an award winning charitable organization operating on a not-for-profit basis, providing high quality licensed programs, for children up to 12 years of age since 1975. PLASP operates in more than 220 schools providing before school, lunch, and after school programs and 25 early learning and child care centres, providing full day care.

PLASP is committed to hiring, training, and fairly compensating staff. We employ qualified educators who have a positive and sensitive attitude towards children. PLASP staff receive a competitive salary and benefit package, RRSP program, access to an Employee Assistance Program, Employee Wellness Program, life-long learning and training opportunities and opportunities for growth and advancement. All Ontarians have the right to equal treatment with respect to employment without discrimination or harassment. We believe that everyone has worth and value, and that all staff are entitled to be respected, supported, and treated fairly by their co-workers and supervisors.

Responsibilities:

  • Successful candidates will assist in establishing and maintaining a safe, warm, and caring environment in which a high quality child care program can operate.
  • Visits programs and work with children and staff where children require support to be integrated into the program.
  • Works with children on an individual basis, to assist them in managing their behavior and promoting their self-esteem while gaining acceptance of their peers.
  • Staff are required to attend meetings and training sessions during the day.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Child and Youth, Developmental Support, Educational Assistant, Recreation and Leisure and/or training in the fields of psychology and experience working with children with differing abilities or diagnosis.
  • Excellent written and verbal English Skills
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Supervisory experience an asset
  • Well-developed problem solving skills
  • Flexible and energetic approach to work
  • Positive and sensitive attitude towards children and staff
  • Physically able to participate with children in the gym, outdoors and provide personal care as required
  • Valid Standard First Aid, with level C CPR
  • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check, dated within the last six months
  • Up to date immunization records
  • Basic ability to use technology (including smart phones, computers, tablets)

How to Apply:

If you meet all of the above requirements, please send your cover letter and resume by email to resumes @ plasp.com OR Fax: 905-890-6947. Please Quote Reference: PR121-SNSS

PLASP Child Care Services is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

Please visit www.plasp.com for more employment information.

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