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Early Childhood Assistant At THE ELEPHANT ROOM

At THE ELEPHANT ROOM children have the opportunity to discover the world around them in a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment.

Imagination and communication are important components of all parts of the program with children learning new skills and solving problems on their own or in cooperation with others.

We are committed to creating an environment that develops children’s individuality by encouraging their growth emotionally, physically, socially, and intellectually.

Job Details

Location: Ajax, ON
Salary: $18.00 hourly for 37.5 hours per week
Employment Type: Permanent employment
Job Type: Full time

Overview

Languages
English

Education
No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience
5 years or more

Work Site Environment
Non-smoking and Air conditioned

Work Setting
Child care centre, Urban area, Before and after school programs

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers.
  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and 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.
  • Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children.
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts.
  • Provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity.
  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits.
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties.
  • 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 Day Nurseries Act.
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations.
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour.
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members.
  • 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.

Experience and Specialization

Target Audience
Infant (3 months – 11 months)

Security and Safety
Criminal record check, Immunization records, Tuberculosis test and Vulnerable sector check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks, Attention to detail and Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal Suitability
Punctuality, Dependability, Effective interpersonal skills, Excellent oral communication, Excellent written communication, Flexibility, Interpersonal awareness, Judgement, Reliability, Team player, Values and ethics.

To apply for this job email your details to theelephantroomresumes@rogers.com

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