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Job Number:  44084
Early Childhood Educator
Job Posted: Monday, 30 April 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 15 June 2018
(10 days ago)
LCSS
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Casual
Location: langley Salary: $18.15

Langley Community Services Society – Job Posting CFS 18-01

 

Section 1

 

  Job Title:                                     Early Childhood Educator

  Department:                                Child & Family Services – Family Place

  Start Date:                                    ASAP                         

  Wage Grid Level:                         10  Currently $18.15 per hour

  Hours:                                          Casual/On Call

  Reports to:                                   Program Manager      

  Date:                                             April 30, 2018       

Section 2

 

  Job Summary:

 

Provides direct support and care to children ages 0-6 and their caregivers in a play-based, developmentally appropriate and responsive early learning environment.  This position requires an individual with strong facilitation skills, exceptional working understanding of healthy child development and the ability to communicate effectively and proactively with parents and caregivers.  Actively assists in gathering information and resources for families with children under 6 years of age and connects them to relevant services within the community.

 

 Key Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  1. Creates a warm, supportive, healthy and engaging early learning environment for both children and caregivers
  2. Plans developmentally appropriate activities and experiences for the children.
  3. Facilitates the inclusion of all children and caregivers and fosters opportunities to build and strengthen familial relationships within the learning environment
  4. Facilitates, educates and models appropriate behavior and techniques for caregivers that are easily transferable to the home environment
  5. Provides education and support to families to help support their child’s health, social, emotional, cognitive and physical development
  6. Connects families with other community agencies, community programs, services providers and resources
  7. Provides a daily nutritional snack that is both healthy and affordable
  8. Maintains all necessary documentation, statistics and records as required
  9. Ensures a healthy, safe environment. Identifies and removes potential health hazards.  Reports all incidents of suspected child abuse to the supervisor and follows organizational procedures and governmental legislation.
  10. Represents the agency at community events as required.
  11. Performs other related duties as required.

 

  Reporting relationships

The ECE reports to the Program Manager

Section 3

  Required education, experience, training:

 

Early Childhood Educator Certificate or Diploma

A current License to Practice required

First Aid certificate, including CPR for adults and children

FoodSafe training/certification

Special Needs/Infant Toddler/Under Three certification an asset

Strong Knowledge and awareness of family, parenting, cultural issues, age appropriate programming and developmental needs of children

Three years’ experience within an Early Childhood environment

Experience working with different cultures and multicultural sensitivity is an asset

 

  Skills and Abilities:

 

-Excellent working knowledge of child development, family systems, early learning, community and child care issues

-Plans, carries out and evaluates developmentally and culturally appropriate activities and experiences for children using modeling, observing, questioning, demonstrating and reinforcing techniques. 

-Identifies the abilities, interests and need of children and their parents/caregivers and develops individualized and group curriculum based on these.

-Reports on progress, behaviors and other issues

-Administers first aid and assistance in accordance with established policy

-Communicates with families about children’s growth and development. 

-Confers with program manager and team staff with regard to unusual or problematic issues in order to give support and direction to parent.

-Provides parenting skill building to clients on issues such as parent-child interaction, child development, discipline and guidance, and behavior management

-Experience planning and implementing a culturally and developmentally appropriate and effective early learning, play-based environment for children 0-6 years of age

-Coordinates with team staff to discuss, plan and assess program activities in light of program goals and objectives, and in conjunction with organizational policies and procedures.

-Maintains and purchases activity materials and snacks within the allocated petty cash fund, keeping accurate record and submitting receipts. 

-Provides work direction to on-call casual staff where necessary/required

-Strong written and interpersonal skills

-Sound knowledge of Langley’s community service agencies, programs and resources

-Excellent organizational and time management skills

-Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

-Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, email and internet use

-Excellent written and oral English skills and group facilitation

 

 

 

  Additional Information:

  Criminal Record Check required.

  Union Membership required.

  Flexibility to work within varying Family Resource Environments and Locations.

 

TO APPLY:

 

Please reply as soon as possible with Cover Letter and resume, quoting Posting Number  CFS18-01 to:

 

Langley Community Services Society

Attention:  Jenilee Woods – Program Manager

5339 207th Street,  Langley, BC V3A 2E6

         

Fax:     604-533-0020

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
Human Resources
LCSS
5339 207 st
Langley, BC, V3A 2E6

Fax: (604) 534-3110
E-mail:
www:   www.lcss.ca


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