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Full time Early Childhood Educator


H&R MFRC Daycare, Windsor Park

Full Time Early Childhood Educator

Responsible to the Director, the Early Childhood Educator is responsible for the health and well-being of children ages 3 months – 5 years in a licensed childcare facility as well as the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for program development and curriculum implementation in cooperation with other ECE’s, in accordance with developmentally appropriate practice.

  • Responsible for the use of team teaching techniques to provide children with stimulating age appropriate activities.

  • Responsible for the orientation of new children and their parents to the Centre

  • Provide a safe, nurturing and stimulating learning environment to enhance development in all areas, while providing for the health and social well-being of the children.

  • Use of appropriate behaviour guidance techniques

  • Establish and maintain effective communication with children, staff, parents, and Director

  • Responsible to maintain a clean and healthy classroom environment.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Director

  • Treat children and staff with dignity and respect.

  • Believe in the philosophy, goals and inclusion statement of the Centre.

  • Believe in and practice the mission and goals of the MFRC.

  • Act as a role model of appropriate behaviour.

  • Sound judgement and a mature attitude.

  • To work cooperatively as a member of the childcare team, facilitating a team environment through personal behaviour, work contributions and sharing of expertise and knowledge.

  • Effective interpersonal skills; exhibiting a supportive, positive approach.

  • A high degree of personal initiative and good planning and organizational skills

  • When personal resources are challenged; have the ability to be energetic, resilient and maintain a sense of humour.

  • Continue personal and professional development in related areas.

  • Willingness to work flexible hours.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Desired Knowledge, Experience and Education

  • Must possess a Nova Scotia Level 2 or Level 3 Classification in Early Childhood Education.

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with children ages 3 months- 5 years.

  • Current First-Aid and CPR certification (Standard “C”)

  • Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) and Child Abuse Registry Check required.

Applications are being accepted until 26 February, 2016

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: $32,000 (including grant) based on education/experience

Benefits: Employer paid Health Plan, paid Vacation & Sick Time, Professional Development Allowance, paid Programming Time, and more.

All interested please forward cover letter and resume to:

Chris Saldon, Personnel Administrative Services

Email: Christina.Saldon@forces.gc.ca

PO Box 298, Shearwater, NS BOJ 3A0

Fax: 902-720-1943


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