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early childhood assistant


Source: Job Bank

Location

Albany, PE, C0B1A0

Salary

$13.70 hourly

Additional Information

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Non-smoking

Work Setting

  • Child care centre
  • Rural area

Tasks

  • Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers
  • Storytelling
  • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
  • Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • 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
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • 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
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Experience with Special Needs Children

  • Children with an intellectual disability
  • Children with behavioural issues
  • Children with allergies
  • Children with asthma
  • Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Children with a genetic disorder

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation

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
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site daycare available
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

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