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early childhood educator (ECE) assistant Verified This job was posted directly by the employer on Job Bank.

Posted on April 01, 2024 by Employer details IT TAKES A VILLAGE DAYCARE SOCIETY

Job details

  • LocationHalifax, NS
  • Salary17.37 to 18.45 hourly (To be negotiated) / 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employmentFull time
  • Day, Shift, On Call, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Financial benefits, Long term benefits, Other benefits
  • vacancies 5 vacancies
  • Source Job Bank #2860637

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Work setting

  • Child care centre

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
  • Storytelling
  • Assist early childhood educators in carrying out programs that 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
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Encourage children to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
  • 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
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • 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 

  • Emergency child care first aid and CPR
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Experience and specialization

Target audience

  • Children

Experience with special needs children

  • Children who are blind or visually impaired
  • Children who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Children with a mental health disability
  • Children with a physical disability
  • Children with an intellectual disability
  • Children with behavioural issues
  • Children with Down syndrome
  • Children with allergies
  • Children with asthma
  • Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Children with diabetes
  • Children with epilepsy
  • Children with a genetic disorder

Area of specialization

  • Pre-school education

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Child Abuse Registry check
  • Immunization records
  • Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/travel information

  • Public transportation is available

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
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics
  • Creativity
  • Honesty
  • Ability to multitask

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Pension plan

Long term benefits

  • Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site daycare available
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)

Employment groups Help - Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups:

Support for persons with disabilities
  • Provides physical accessibility accommodations (for example: ramps, elevators, etc.)
Support for newcomers and refugees
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports newcomers and/or refugees
  • Assists with immediate settlement needs of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: housing, transportation, storage, childcare, winter clothing, etc.)
  • Supports social and labour market integration of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: facilitating access to community resources, language training, skills training, etc.)
  • Recruits newcomers and/or refugees who were displaced by a conflict or a natural disaster (for example: Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.)
  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair newcomers and/or refugees with experienced employees
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural trainings to create a welcoming work environment for newcomers and/or refugees

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

Advertised until

2024-07-30

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early childhood educator (ECE) assistant NOC 42202 Halifax Region
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