early childhood educator (E.C.E.)

, Newfoundland and Labrador, ca
Company: Creative Discovery Children's Centre
Category: Education
Published on 2021-03-25 14:48:01

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
  • Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers
  • 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
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
  • Children's Ages

  • 5 years
  • 1 year
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • Up to 12 years
  • Additional Skills

  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems 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
  • Storytelling
  • Work Setting

  • Child care centre
  • Security and Safety

  • Immunization records
  • Criminal record check
  • Vulnerable sector check
  • Work Site Environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is available
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Work Location Information

  • Urban area
  • Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability
  • Punctuality
  • Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills

  • Knowledge of Day Nurseries Act
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • 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
  • 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
  • Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
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