SERVICE AREA: Community Services
POSITION:Child Care Teacher
REPORTS TO: Supervisor, Child Care Centre
HOURS:Full Time (evenings & weekends as required)
SALARY: $16.03 per hour
START DATE: April 2015
FUNCTION: To create a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment for children to learn and grow, while supporting families. Adhere to the Days Nursery Act and YMCA policies and procedures.
Create an environment that is safe, clean and welcoming
Provide materials for children that will give them the opportunity to learn, be successful and grow as individuals
Be responsible for communicating with parents
Work with team members to prepare a quality program that meets the appropriate development needs of the children
Complete program plans as per curriculum requirements
Ensure that a diversified program is developed with established routines that supports and nurtures the development of the child
Set-up classroom for children resulting in an environment that will be welcoming with the various age appropriate toys and activities
Be responsible for written communication consisting of attendance and accident reports, daily communication book recording messages, and the maintaining of information sheets on each child
Administer medication as per requirements
Prepare developmental profiles and conduct parent – teacher interviews as required
Provide positive child guidance
Attend workshops, trainings, conferences and staff meetings as required
Assume other duties as assigned
Completion of Community College ECE diploma or equivalent
CECE Membership required for qualified ECE candidates
CPR and First Aid certification
Familiar with the Day Nurseries Act
Acceptable Police Check
3-6 months of experience in programming with children and families preferred
Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing and goal achievement across the Association.
Creativity and Innovation: Develops new ways or adapts existing ideas to help us achieve desired results. Challenge the status quo to discover more effective ways of performing.
Initiative: Do the right thing at the right time without being asked.
Problem Solving: Identify an issue, gather and process relevant information coming up with possible solutions, select appropriate responses and implement them.
NOTE: This position requires a commitment to the YMCA mission and core values, as well as a commitment to building developmental assets in children and adults.
NOTE: If internal candidates are interested in an opportunity to work at another centre, we invite you to apply by the deadline. Should there be a domino effect, there will not be another posting. Please express your interest with this posting for any future Child Care Teaching positions that may become available through this posting.
Send resume and cover letter to: email@example.com or Fax to: 519-576-6223
Human Resources, YMCA Administration Offices, 460 Frederick Street, Suite 203, Kitchener ON N2H 2P5 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 12:00 pm
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Pay Equity Legislation and the Human Rights Code. The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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