Position: Child Care Teacher
Service Area: Community Services
Reports to: Supervisor/Child Care Center
Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week (evenings & weekends as required)
Wage: $15.41 per hour
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 maintain 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Human Resources, YMCA Administration Offices, 460 Frederick Street, Suite 203, Kitchener ON N2H 2P5 Fax to: 519-576-6223
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 12:00 pm
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