Early Childhood Educator (e.c.e.) - Tiny Tot

Date Posted: Sep 11, 2022

Job Detail

  • Location:
    Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Company:

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • College CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Work setting

  • Child care centre
  • Urban area

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical cognitive emotional and social development of children
  • Storytelling
  • Supervise staff trainees or volunteers
  • 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
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • 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 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
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants

Credentials

Certificates licences memberships and courses 

  • Child development assistant (ECE level 1)
  • Child development supervisor (ECE level 3)
  • Child development worker (ECE level 2)
  • Emergency child care first aid and CPR

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting standing walking
  • Bending crouching kneeling
  • Manual dexterity

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Team building opportunities