Part Time – Early Childhood Educator

Toronto, ON

Job Details

$32.50 an hour
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Land Acknowledgement

George Brown College is located on the traditional territory of the Mississauga of the Credit First Nation and other Indigenous peoples who have lived here over time. We are grateful to share this land as treaty people who learn, work, and live in the community with each other.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Manager, the incumbent undertakes all duties pertaining to the care and education of the children enrolled in the Early Childhood Laboratory Centre. The incumbent also models skills and provides feedback to the Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Assistant students to support their theoretical training.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plans developmental appropriate curriculum for children between 6 weeks to 10 years old that is congruent with the department philosophy and meets the requirements of the governing legislation.
  • Provides behaviour guidance and ongoing supervision of playroom, playground, group, individual and routine activities.
  • Ensures overall health and safety of children enrolled in the program by maintaining a sanitary and safe environment and identifying children who are unwell.
  • Arranges children’s play space to reflect the philosophy of the curriculum; builds and maintains responsive relationships with individual and groups of children in care.
  • Demonstrates and explains effective curriculum and guidance strategies; models, supports, mentors and guides the Early Childhood Educators (ECE) and Early Childhood Assistant (ECA) students.
  • Establishes and maintains a collaborative relationship with families through open communication by daily written charts, daily interactions, formal parent interviews and parent information sessions.
  • Maintains currency in the curriculum methodology used at the centre and in other areas related to the field of Early Childhood Development by participating in a variety of Professional development activities.
  • Collaborates with colleagues, shares expertise and practical knowledge; participates in centre and program development meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Two-year Early Childhood Education diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution or the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario (AECEO) equivalency, Must be currently registered with the College of E.C.E. (RECE).
  • Minimum one year post diploma experience in a licensed preschool/childcare setting.
  • Current St. John’s Ambulance or Red Cross Standard First Aid Certificate.
  • Must have health assessment and immunization as required by the Ministry of Education.
  • Experience developing weekly curriculum for children.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Ability to provide guidance and feedback to ECE students and ECA.’s; high degree of diplomacy and tact.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; exceptional observation and reporting skills.
  • Ability to spend most of the day at the child’s level, i.e., sitting on the floor, or on child height chairs.
  • Able to bend, stoop and lift child to adult height (up to 20 kg) and to move children’s furniture or equipment to prepare room for programming needs.
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective team member.
  • Demonstrated communication and collaboration skills at a professional level.
  • Demonstrated commitment to uphold the College’s priorities on diversity and equity.

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