Temporary Full Time Assistant Educator – more than 1 required (6 months)

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Published
janvier 13, 2022
Location
Toronto
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Scarborough Child Care Centre
Salary Range:
$16.40 – $24.60 per hour
Address:
2021 Lawrence Ave East
Posting Expires:
January 21, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Teri Eslinger: Teri.Eslinger@salvationarmy.ca

Description

Contract Full Time Early Childhood Assistant Position Available at Scarborough Child Care Centre

We are seeking a committed ECA who will be available to Monday-Friday between the hours of 6:45am – 6:00pm.  Minimum of 37.5 hours per week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Nurture each child to grow spiritually, emotionally, intellectually and physically
  • Promote a sense of belonging, a sense of well-being, the opportunity to engage in learning and the opportunity for each child to express him or herself
  • Treat each child with love, dignity and respect
  • Understand and comply with provincial, municipal and the salvation army policies, procedures and standards including new covid-19 policies and procedures
  • Plan and implement a consistent child-centred program in accordance with “how does learning happen”
  • Provide high quality experiences based on the children’s interests
  • Provide within the environment various areas where children can explore, play happily and safely, ask questions and where hands on learning can take place with the involvement and support of the educator
  • Carry out all daily routines following the center’s policies & procedures
  • Maintain positive communication with parents through daily contact & our app
  • Adheres to work schedule to ensure program stays within ratio and provides required adequate notice to supervisor regarding unexpected scheduling changes
  • Ability to work within a team and be part of a large multi-service, Christian charitable organization
  • Attends staff meetings, required training and all other relevant professional development opportunities necessary for the position. maintains qualifications and certifications as required by the provincial standards
  • Participate in parent nights and special events such as Christmas concerts, fundraising, field trips, church programs, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor or designate if supervisor is away

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Standard First Aid & Level C CPR
  • Food Handlers Certificate an asset
  • Updated medical completed
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Experience working with children ages 3 months to 4 years of age
  • Previous experience working in a childcare setting
  • Knowledge of child development
  • Knowledge of Child Care and Early Years Act, How Does Learning Happen, City of Toronto AQI an asset
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Framework ELF) as asset
  • Computer skills/knowledge an asset
  • Knowledge of child development
  • Knowledge/experience writing program plans and documentation an asset

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Oral & written skills in order to work with children, parents and other staff
  • Ability to use frequent light to medium physical effort: lifting up to 20 kg (44 lbs.), bending and stooping
  • Must be able to work outdoors for at least 2 hours daily year-round; may be exposed to heat, humidity or cold
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle an asset
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities

HOURS: 7.5 hours per day. Flexibility regarding assigned working hours Monday to Friday, able to work split shifts, early morning and mid-late afternoons

 

 

In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all employees in Canada.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial/territorial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.

 

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application