Early Childhood Educator Assistant (Canada Summer Jobs)
BGC of Yukon Whitehorse, YT Full Time
Education And Child Care
Intended job posting audience
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Starting Wage: $17 to $29.31/hour (depending on CCSU level)
Schedule: Monday-Friday 35hrs/week for 10 weeks.
Start Date: June 28th, 2021
This Position reports directly to the Early Years Program Director. The incumbent will not manage staff.
The Early Childhood Educator will provide quality caring and supportive child care programming to members of the BGCY Learning Tree Community that addresses their unique child care needs, meets all regulatory standards required by federal, territorial and municipal governments, and operates within the Child Care Practitioner Occupational Standards and Code of Ethics as defined by the Canadian Child Care Federation.
Ensures that BGCY program standards, guidelines and policies are followed, and that programs align to BGCY’s Mission, Vision, Values and strategic direction;
Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of program development and delivery, as per BGCY policy and procedure;
Attends scheduled staff meetings and training sessions;
Keeps informed and has a general awareness of all BGCY programs and services, including usage of communication tools such as email and intranet/webpage, etc.
Program Development and Reporting
Plan, carry out, and assess developmentally appropriate activities and experiences in harmony with the program mandate/ priorities;
Ensure guidance of children’s behaviour that encourages positive self-concept through reasonable behaviour expectations and positive strategies which immediately address behaviours, as per organization policy;
Ensure the child’s environment is healthy and safe by using preventative strategies and proper procedures to reduce and address all accidents, injuries and illness to clients and staff;
Ensure and engage in regular positive communication with parents
Contribute to the ongoing operations of the centre by assisting with licensing processes, food preparation, site cleaning, performance reviews, strategic planning, client plans, and other organizational tasks;
Assist in promoting the daycare within the community;
Act as a liaison with various community partners in an effort to engage participants from all social and economic backgrounds;
Keeps informed and up to date with names of key community volunteers and, in consultation with the Early Years Program Director, works to further the interests of the BGC movement through active participation in community activities;
Assist in office reception, including greeting, answering telephones and providing general information.
The childcare facility is licensed for 44 children;
Indoor and outdoor activities;
Standing, bending, crouching, some lifting;
Expectation to work in extreme summer and winter conditions.
Courses in Early Childhood Education and equivalent experience
Current Yukon Certification to Practice (Any level)
Documentation in accordance with Child Care Services Unit (CCSU) licensing requirements
An Understanding of the issues that affect children and their families
Excellent interpersonal skills with parents, community members
Mature and responsible attitude towards work
Willingness to work flexible hours
Additional Application Instructions
Please send your cover letter and resume to Christine Greff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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