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Michelle I

Permanent Part-time Split shift RECE's for Various Locations
Toronto, Ontario
Active 6 days ago
25.65/hr

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Early Childhood Educator Job in Toronto, Ontario

The Learning Enrichment Foundation (LEF) is a not-for-profit (with a social enterprise mindset) which provides a multidisciplinary and holistic set of supports for members of our community including those who are: in transition, new to Canada, out of the workforce, and a host of other individual circumstances. We currently knit together Settlement Services, Child Care, Employment Supports, Skills Training, and Language Training. If you want to join us, you need to understand that it is the little things that often have the most impact; it is through supporting and empowering individuals and families, (indeed the community as a whole) that we achieve our goals. Those who have joined LEF have found that there is value in the little things as they can have the most impact. For over 40 years, it is through supporting and empowering individuals and families, (indeed the community as a whole) that we achieve our goals. LEF is a continuously growing organization and as such, any candidate hired into this position should find opportunities for a rewarding career with opportunities for personal and professional growth. Within LEF, we value on-going learning for our teams. All members are provided professional learning opportunities to build and foster skills, promoting leadership skills in each individual. For more information about the Learning Enrichment Foundation, please visit our website at www.....org We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes: Our partners who help us to create and learn about inclusive, outdoor and collaborative play are: • Paid sick and personal days • A generous vacation package • Health and dental coverage • Pension plan - optional • Right to Play • Evergreen Brickworks • Diane Kashin • Hopi Martin Position Summary: We are actively seeking Permanent Part-time RECE’s for various locations in split shift capacity. We are looking for educators that are: • Passionate and dedicated to planning and developing holistic child-centred programs for the communities we serve; • Able to work in a before and after school program, meaning a few hours in the morning, head home, then return for the last hours of the programming day; • Able to continuously aim to enrich play-based learning, and translate their expertise through thoughtful programming that reflect the Ministry of Education guidelines; • Determined to surpass all AQI expectations. LEF programs focus on the benefits of outdoor experiences for children and educators; building resiliency within each community we serve. Current Locations: Various locations available Overall Responsibilities: 1. To ensure that the health, welfare, and safety of the children remain the first priority of the centre. 2. Ensure curriculum and pedagogy reflect How Does Learning Happen? and our program statement 3. To be active in curriculum development and its purposeful implementation. 4. Maintain on going positive communication with families and team members. 5. To be actively involved and contribute to the day-to-day operations of the centre, while working in collaboration with colleagues to plan and facilitate appropriate experiences based on observed interests and abilities of the children. 6. To understand and support current Health and Safety policies and guidelines. 7. Other duties as assigned based on the needs and development of the centre. Qualifications and Experience: • Two-year Early Childhood Education Diploma or Degree or approved equivalent • Preferred 2 years of experience working in a licensed Childcare with children from infancy to 12 years, as well as children with varied abilities • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement developmentally appropriate play-based curriculum based on the observed interests of children • An interest in the outdoors and nature is essential • Thorough understanding of Child Care and Early Years Act 2014 and Toronto Operating Criteria • Thorough knowledge of Assessment for Quality Improvement (AQI) • Knowledge of: How Does Learning Happen? • Experience working with families • Ability to interpret and implement LEF policies and procedures • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with children, families and team members • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative, flexibility and judgment when handling unpredictable situations • Ability to work independently as well as contributes as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team • Working understanding of technology and how to use it • Must have membership in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators, current in Standard First Aid/CPR (Level C), up to date record of immunizations and Tuberculin Screening, and a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check • A valid driver’s license with access to a vehicle is an asset • Ability to lift approximately 50 pounds. Your Application Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter as one document to recruiting @....org Please note: We thank all applicants for applying; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted The Learning Enrichment Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to complying with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We also follow all guidelines for infectious disease control outlined by all governing bodies. If you require accommodations to participate in recruiting process, please contact Michelle Ilelaboye at [email protected]

Availability

You can work:
Start date ASAP
Schedule TBD
Eligible to work

Services Needed

Teacher

Required Qualifications

Driver's License
First Aid
CPR
Background check
You can speak
English

Training

You have been trained as:
License level: G
First aid level: standard
CPR level: C
Registered early childhood educator (RECE)

Job Details

You can provide care:
Daycare centre
Additional info:
Live in
Pay period: Hourly
References upon request

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