Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.)

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 847236087
  • Open Date: November 25, 2021
  • Close Date: January 20, 2022
  • Organization: Island Kids Academy Esquimalt Ltd
  • Sector: Childcare & Caregiving
  • Business Location:542 Fraser St, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 6H7
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Job Details
  • Experience: Not mandatory
  • Job Vacancies: 2
  • Compensation: $24.00 to $26.00 per hour
  • Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Apply by: email to employer@islandkids.ca or by mail
  • Education: College certificate or diploma from 1 to 2 years
Job Description
Job Duties and Tasks:

Knowledge of licensing regulations;
Establish guidelines for behaviour;
Develop and implement child-care programs that support and 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;
provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity;
Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits;
Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor;
Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children;
Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members;
Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children

Children’s Ages

5 years
1 year
2 years
3 years
Infant (3 months – 11 months)

Apitional Skills

Order supplies and equipment
Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems 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
Storytelling

Work Setting

Child care centre

Security and Safety

Immunization records
Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Repetitive tasks
Attention to detail
Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills
Flexibility
Team player
Interpersonal awareness
Dependability
Judgement
Values and ethics
Reliability
Punctuality

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

Knowledge of licensing regulations
Establish guidelines for behaviour
Develop and implement child-care programs that support and 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
provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity
Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children

Benefits

Other Benefits

Professional Certification Requirements

First Aid Certificate
Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
CPR Certificate
Child development supervisor (ECE level 3)
Child development assistant (ECE level 1)
Child development worker (ECE level 2)

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