Early Childhood Educator Job in Barrie, Ontario
Registered Early Childhood Educator or equivalent (Child and Youth Worker or OCT Member) and Assistant Educator required throughout York Region and Simcoe County.
WHAT WE OFFER OUR EDUCATORS:
Upper Canada Child Care is a strong believer in supporting educators to reach their full potential. In doing so, the organization contributes positively to the field of early learning, while also enriching the employee experience. As a large and growing organization, we have the ability to offer competitive compensation and rewards, including regular pay increases, wage enhancement grants, paid personal days, medical and dental benefits, split shift premium pay, paid training and development, involvement in charity initiatives, long term service awards, child care discounts, and the opportunity to advance and move throughout the organization. Upper Canada Child Care has recently expanded to include a forest school, allowing our educators to gain valuable knowledge and experience in this exciting area of child development and education.
To ensure operational and curriculum requirements are met in compliance with all Ministry and organizational guidelines. To ensure the delivery of a developmentally appropriate, play based program by applying specialized skills and knowledge related to early childhood education. To effectively collaborate and communicate with other employees, families and outside agencies in an effort to properly support the needs of individual children.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
• Diploma or degree in Early Childhood Education (or approved equivalency) from a recognized college or university (for ECE position).
• A recent Police Vulnerable Sector Check
• Health assessment and record of immunization, as outlined by legislation.
• Up-to-date registration with the College of ECEs (if applicable).
• Up-to-date certification in CPR-C and Standard First Aid (training provided upon selection if required).
• Knowledge of the developmental needs of children and demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge.
• Experience with program design and implementation, preferably play/inquiry based with the use of pedagogical documentation.
• Ability to communicate effectively and establish appropriate relationships with families, caregivers and other professionals.
• Ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain professional disposition.
• Have the physical and emotional stamina to supervise children in a variety of settings including outdoor public spaces.
Upper Canada Child Care is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from members of our diverse communities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please contact the interviewer in advance if you require accommodations.