Early Childhood Educator – Kindergarten

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 658644469
  • Posted Date: May 10, 2024
  • Closing Date: Jul 20, 2024
  • Company: Lions Gate Montessori
  • Category: Childcare & Caregiving
  • Business Location:Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Job Details

  • Experience: Not required
  • Opening Positions: 1
  • Remuneration: $25.00 to $30.00 per hour (To be negotiated) / 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Commencement Date: August 26, 2024
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • How to apply: email to [email protected]

Job Description

Tasks

  • Assess the children’s development in order to prepare a learning plan tailored to his needs.
  • Assist co-workers in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Maintain daycare equipment
  • Storytelling
  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Synthesize the overall situation of the children and communicate the information to the parents
  • Assist early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Encourage children to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
  • Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants
  • Teach students using lessons, discussions, audio-visual presentations and field trips
  • Prepare subject material for presentation according to an approved curriculum
  • Prepare, administer and correct tests
  • Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help
  • Monitor students during recess and lunch hour
  • Lead students in activities to promote their physical, mental and social development and their school readiness
  • Identify childrens’ individual learning needs
  • Develop course content
  • Assist with classroom inventory
  • Supervise teaching assistants and train student teachers
  • Assist students with integration into the classroom and school setting
  • Help students individually or in small groups with assignments and reinforce learning and retention concepts under the supervision of classroom teacher
  • Assist students with special needs using techniques such as sign language, braille and remedial programs
  • Monitor and report student progress to classroom teacher
  • Assist teacher in the operation of projectors, tape recorders and other audio-visual or electronic equipment

Supervision

  • 3-4 people

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Child development assistant (ECE level 1)
  • Child development supervisor (ECE level 3)
  • Child development worker (ECE level 2)
  • Emergency child care first aid and CPR
  • Food allergy and anaphylaxis training
  • Member of the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE)
  • Plan to Protect training
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Montessori Early Childhood Teacher Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Membership in a provincial or territorial teachers’ association or federation
  • Provincial or Territorial Teaching Certificate

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Long term benefits

  • Long-term care insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Other benefits
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available
  • Travel insurance