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Job Title: Child Care Educator (Supply, Part Time Hourly, and Split Shift Salaried)
Date Posted: 11/08/23 Ref. Number: 904
Type: Full Time Part Time
Location: Greater Toronto Area
Requirements: Registered Early Childhood Educator: An Early Childhood Educator Diploma Registered (or proof that registration is in process) and in good standing in the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE) Early Learning Facilitator: Degree or diploma in Child and Youth Worker/Child and Youth Care, Bachelor of Education, Social Service Worker/Social Work, or Recreation and Leisure/Recreation Therapy. Candidates with a Bachelor of Education must be registered in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers to be eligible for the Early Learning Facilitator Rate Early Childhood Assistant. High School Diploma.
Minimum of six months’ experience working with young children. Ability to use frequent light to medium physical effort: lifting up to 20 kg (44 lbs.), bending and stooping; picking up a child. Ability to work outdoors for at least 2 hours daily year-round; may be exposed to heat, humidity or cold. Flexibility and adaptability regarding assigned working hours. Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C certification prior to the first day of work. Up-to-date immunizations required by Public Health. Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and building a sense of belonging. Applicants are required to be a minimum of 18 years of age or older as per Ministry guidelines. Legally entitled to work in Canada.
Description: Required availability: Supply candidates must have at least three afternoons of availability to work weekly (Monday to Friday) from 2:00-6:00pm to be considered for a position. Morning and full day shifts also arise should staff have this availability. utilizes an interactive web-based system, ShiftMatch, which allows supply staff the flexibility to determine their own schedules by entering their availability and selecting the locations where they would like to work. Part-Time Hourly candidates must be available to work Monday to Friday, between approximately 2:30-6:00pm. 10 month (September to June) and 12 month positions available. Split Shift Salaried candidates must be available to work Monday to Friday, between approximately 7:00-9:00am AND 2:30-6:00pm. ▪ 10 month (September to June) and 12 month positions available. ▪ Guaranteed a minimum of 30 hours per week with a full-time salaried benefit package.
Provide quality compassionate care and support to children and their families.
Build positive relationships with children and seek opportunities to deepen connections with parents and families keeping them up to date on their child’s progress. Be a creative play partner who is actively engaged with the children and makes learning fun. Independently ensure the safety and supervision of children at all times, while working alone and/or with other Child Care Educators. Understand and comply with provincial (CCEYA), municipal, and policies and procedures. Observe and expand on children’s learning opportunities and complete required documentation of children’s development and interactions. Listen to and respond to children’s needs which includes diapering and assisting children with toileting. Clean and sanitize childcare spaces, toys and equipment. Prepare and serve food following YMCA health and safety protocols and procedures. Understands the legal responsibilities and moral imperative to report suspected child abuse to child protection services. Attend required curriculum training and professional development opportunities. Maintain qualifications and certifications as required by the YMCA and provincial standards • Perform other duties as assigned.
Hours per week: (15+)
Rate of Pay: $18.25-$24
Contact: Jessenia Feijo
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