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Registered Early Childhood Educator


Company: The Orchard Children's Centre
Job Type: Permanent Full
Posting Closes: January 20th, 2020
Start Date: January 27th, 2020

Registered Early Childhood Educators for permanent and contract positions required to provide quality childcare for children 0 to 6 years of age as specified in the License for The Orchard Children’s Centre.

Duties:

To acknowledge each child “where he/she is at “ in his/her cognitive, social, emotional and physical development and determine programming that supports and enhances each child’s experience with learning
To show enjoyment and an understanding of nature and the world around us
To keenly research information and provide enhancements to the program that foster respect for the world we live in
To offer a space for children that is calming, natural, and challenges curiosity
To meet and greet families each day with genuine concern and exchange information that will support the child in his/her day at the Centre
To understand and comply with the definition of Confidentiality and Privacy
To understand professionalism as described in the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice from the College of Early Childhood Educators Ontario
To comply with the Policies and Procedures of The Orchard Children’s Centre
To work as a team member in observing, documenting, recording and maintaining portfolios for each child
To maintain an environment that is organized, orderly, clean and aesthetically pleasing and to recognize when supplies, materials and equipment need replacement
To work within a moving curriculum which is child driven and educator supported. To keenly support curriculum by creating activities and resources
Maintain daily records as required by the Ministry of Education CCEYA
To exhibit enthusiasm for on-going learning, engaging in courses and workshops supporting both individual interest and the philosophy of the program
To be an active contributor to the Program Statement of The Orchard Children’s Centre
To attend staff meetings as required
To be a keen participant in Quality Assurance Agreements
Required Skills:

Registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators or a Diploma in an area of study which focused on child development in the early years
Two years’ experience in an Early Learning setting is preferred
Keen awareness of the infant, toddler and preschool ages and stages of development
Familiar with the legislation in The Ministry of Education’s Childcare and Early Years Act and a willingness to comply with the Policies and Procedures of The Orchard Children’s Centre
Keen understanding of the Ministry’s documents Early Learning for Every Child Today and How Does Learning Happen?
A current Criminal Reference Check specific to the requirements of the organization
A current First Aid/CPR C certificate
Up to date Immunization record
Skilled in observation, documentation and pedagogical reflections
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
Enjoyment in working within a socially inclusive environment responding to the diverse needs of children, families and cultures
Aware of and enthusiastic about partnerships with Service Providers offering support to children within the City of Sault Ste. Marie
Physical capability to lift and carry, bend and twist while understanding safe principles of movement
Must enjoy indoor and outdoor activity
Flexible to the needs of the program as determined by ratio, opening and closing hours and staff needs
Able to work as a team-player and as an independent decision maker
Creative, spontaneous and caring
Please submit a letter of intent and a resume by January 20th, 2020.

Positions available:

1 Full Time and Casual


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