Accepting applications for 2 full-time, permanent positions for RECE at MAAWDOO MAAJAAMIN CHILD CARE CENTRE.
Join us in becoming part of our team at Maawdoo Maajaamin Child Care Centre (under The Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation), we are a new community base, Indigenous Led Child Care Centre, opening in 2022 with a capacity of 49 child care spaces. We are looking for enthusiastic and passionate Full Time RECEs, who are dependable with a desire to grow on our journey together in the field of Early Childhood Education. We are located at the Hagersville High School in Hagersville, ON.
Hours: 37.5/week (within the operational hours of 7:30-5:00, M-F)
Salary Range: $40,297.50 - $56,821.50 (dependent on demonstratable years of experience)
Incentives: Competitive wages, benefit package (after 6 months), pension match 4% or 8%, 8 paid PD/year, paid sick days, 2 weeks paid vacation plus Christmas break off with pay (pending yearly chief and council approval), paid training and education opportunities.
- Diploma in Early Childhood Education from an Ontario College of applied Arts and Technology, OR
- A diploma from a recognized post-secondary program recognized by the College of Early Childhood Educators, OR
- A letter of recognition of equivalency issued by the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario (AECEO)
- Must be a member in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
- Actively engage and participate in planning and supervision of emergent curriculum programming for infants through to preschool ages; in accordance with the Centre's philosophy and program statement, as well as, Provincial and Federal legislations and guidelines.
- Support and promote all areas of child development guided through the Seven Grandfather Teachings.
- Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and promoting creativity through media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity.
- Carry out emergent curriculum with a focus on intentional teaching and reflective practice on a daily basis in accordance to Ministry of Education's Pedagogy for the Early Years, “How Does Learning Happen?”
- Assess the abilities, interest and needs of children.
- Solid interpersonal skills (oral and written).
- Ability to write and record in a comprehensive and concise manner.
- Using a holistic approach, evaluate the effectiveness of the program in terms of meeting the needs of the children in all stages of development.
- Ensure the safety and well-being of the children under your supervision.
- Developing and maintaining trust in open communication with families, external agencies, professionals in the field.
- Commitment to helping children and families learn.
- Willingness to learn, grow and mentor within a team structure.
- Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers.
- Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
- Contribute to the effective operation of the overall Child Care Centre while promoting and implementing practices of Indigenous culture and Anishnabek heritage.
- Adhere to the College of Early Childhood Educators Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice as well as the requirements of the Child Care Early Years Act.
- Current (within 6 months) clear Criminal Record Check including a Vulnerable Sector clearance.
- Must provide up to date immunization records, or a letter stating exemption on the grounds of religion, conscience or medical recommendations.
- Must provide a current Health Assessment signed by a medical doctor (form provided).
- Must obtain a Safe Food Handlers Certificate.
- Current Standard First Aid and Infant Child CPR certificated Level C, from a WSIB recognized organization.
- Designation of Certification by the Association of Early childhood Educators of Ontario (AECEO).
- Member on the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario.
- WHMIS with GHS training (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System).
- Knowledge of Ojibwe culture.
- Previous experience with children of the same ages and development levels as the children in the Centre.
The Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation
Attention: Personnel Committee
2789 Mississauga Road
Applications also accepted by fax at 905 768 1225 or via email, Stephanie.firstname.lastname@example.org
A detailed job description is available at the Administration Building or via email at the address above.
Miigwech to all who apply, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.