Emmanuel at Brighton Child Care Centre (EaB) is hiring for supply, part time, and full time positions. Apply by January 20, 2022 by sending your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Located in Waterloo, Ontario, EaB is a Forest and Nature Program licensed by the Ministry of Education. Our program takes place mainly outdoors in natural play spaces with an emphasis on Forest and Nature School Canada’s approach to learning, EaB’s Program Statement, and the How Does Learning Happen? document. Our educators provide quality child care and early learning through forest-based education, embracing the whole child, nurturing a connection to nature and inspiring a love of lifelong learning.
Why do you want to work at Emmanuel at Brighton?
At EaB, we strive to support staff well-being and create a sense of belonging. We are a tight knit team and see each other as family. A large, cozy staff room stocked with snacks, coffee, a phone charging station, and board games is available to relax and unwind before your shift or on your break. Staff have access to laptops, iPads, and educator resources in our professional resource space to work on documentation or plan curriculum. We provide time for classroom educator team meetings, weekly program planning time, and paid professional development opportunities.
Permanent and contract staff receive reimbursement of your CECE membership, paid sick and personal days, vacation entitlement, and are paid during the winter closure. Permanent staff are entitled to enroll in our RRSP matching program and our comprehensive benefits program.
- You have awareness of children’s emotional, social, cognitive, and physical development and the importance of building upon the four foundations of learning. You have experience working with children in a play based, emergent curriculum setting.
- You pride yourself in professionalism. You work collaboratively with colleagues to observe, plan, and document learning. You are skilled at communicating in a professional, respectful, and effective manner with families, children, and educators. You enjoy working in partnership with families to support children’s well-being and learning.
- You have knowledge about the importance of Outdoor and Forest and Nature School curriculum and have the ability to spend long length of time outdoors in all weather conditions. You are familiar with the Forest and Nature School Canada manual.
- You have knowledge about the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014, How Does Learning Happen?, and the CECE Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
- You have the ability to stand and walk for extended periods. You must be able to bend, kneel, sit on the floor with children, lift and carry young children in order to support them with daily routines (washroom, dressing, meals, etc).
- Ideally, you have completed an Early Childhood Education diploma program and are registered with College of Early Childhood Educators. Other credentials and experience working with children may also be considered.
- Certification as a Forest and Nature School Practitioner would be considered an asset.
- You have up-to-date Standard First Aid and CPR (Level C) certification, successful completion of Vulnerable Police Records Check within the last 3 months, and up-to-date immunizations including a TB test.
EaB is committed to committed to cultivating a culture of inclusion and connectedness and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If you are looking to join an early learning organization where you can proudly bring your whole self to work, we invite you to apply today. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you bring in terms of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, languages spoken, and beliefs.