Registered Early Childhood Educator

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16 September 2022

*Full Time Position*

Position:  REGISTERED EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR
Salary Range: $20.99 – $23.61 (Pending Education & Experience)
Location: CHILD CARE CENTRE
Report to: MANAGER, CHILD CARE CENTRE

POSITION SUMMARY
The Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE), Garden River Child Care Centre is responsible for planning implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate activities and experiences in accordance with the centre’s philosophy, providing care and education for young children in a group setting under the direction of the program supervisor. The RECE, Garden River Child Care Centre functions within legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures and the Mission, Beliefs and Vision of the Garden River First Nation, and contributes to the accomplishment of the strategic priorities.

DUTIES
• Providing a balance of active, quiet, indoor, outdoor, individual/group activities;
• Carrying out the daily program schedule incorporating activities and routines;
• Organizing space, equipment and materials prior to planned activities;
• Planning and presenting activities incorporating our native culture, language and values;
• Emailing daily documentation of the child to the parents’ for the appropriate age group;
• Using a variety of teaching techniques including modeling, observing, questioning, demonstrating and reinforcing;
• Assisting children in expressing themselves by actively listening and responding with questions and comments that extend and encourage conversations;
• Encouraging and assisting children to practice self-help skills daily;
• Planning and carrying out activities that encourage problem solving;
• Providing opportunities for child-directed play experiences;
• Performing other duties as may be required or assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
• Required Early Childhood Education diploma or equivalent as approved through the provincial licensing process;
• Required six months experience is preferred;
• Related skills including WHMIS, CPR, First Aid and Knowledge of the Child Care and Early Years Act;
• Ability to research, plan and implement well-organized activities/programs;
• Demonstrated sensitivity to and knowledge to the First Nation cultural values and traditions;
• Ability to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations;
• Ability to be consistent and display a positive/helpful attitude;
• Flexibility required to keep pace with an ever-changing environment;
• Stamina, sensitivity and strong negotiation and advocacy skills;
• Willingness to accept changes in work practices and technology;
• Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team;
• Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written;
• Excellent computer skills (including MS Word, Word Perfect, Excel, Internet, Email, Outlook);
• Ability to report for work as scheduled;
• Must undergo a criminal record and vulnerable sector check prior to employment (At Applicant Expense)

*For a copy of the full job description please email employment@gardenriver.org and one can be forwarded*
Interested applicants can email or drop off their cover letter, detailed resume, three work related references by September 27th, 2022 @ 4:30PM Please address the envelope and/or email “R.E.C.E – 2O22-112” and submit to:
Human Resources
Garden River First Nation
7 Shingwauk Street, Garden River, ON P6A 6Z8
Email: employment@gardenriver.org

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