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Early childhood education worker

    Teddy Bear Yukon, Inc






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



    1 year to less than 2 years


    Work site environment

    • Noisy
    • Non-smoking

    Work setting

    • Child care centre
    • Before and after school programs
    • Willing to relocate



    • 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
    • Storytelling
    • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
    • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
    • Order supplies and equipment
    • 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 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
    • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants


    • 5-10 people


    Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

    • Child development supervisor (ECE level 3)
    • Plan to Protect training
    • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
    • First Aid Certificate
    • CPR Certificate

    Experience and specialization

    Target audience

    • Infant (3 months – 11 months)

    Experience with special needs children

    • Children with behavioural issues
    • Children with allergies
    • Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)

    Additional information

    Security and safety

    • Criminal record check
    • Child Abuse Registry check
    • Medical exam
    • Immunization records
    • Tuberculosis test
    • Vulnerable sector check

    Transportation/travel information

    • Public transportation is available

    Work conditions and physical capabilities

    • Attention to detail
    • Bending, crouching, kneeling


    Health benefits

    • Dental plan
    • Disability benefits
    • Health care plan
    • Paramedical services coverage
    • How-to-apply instructions

      Here is what you must include in your application:

      • Cover letter

      This job posting includes screening questions. Please answer the following questions when applying:

      • Are you willing to relocate for this position?

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