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Job Details

Job Number:  58037
Child Care Educator - Early Years
Job Posted: Thursday, 3 October 2019
Closing Date: Monday, 6 January 2020
(in 26 days)
YMCA of Northern Alberta
Region: Northern Alberta Type: Full time
Location: Grande Prairie Salary: (not entered)


YMCA Child Care Services has the following Full Time position available: 


Child Care Educator – Early Years Programs

The Child Development Educator provides excellent service, quality programming and care to participants and families of Child Care Centres. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare and follow through with planned activities for the children; 
  • Guide and redirect children in situations when conflicts arise; 
  • Ensure a safe and clean environment that is in good repair following cleaning schedule; 
  • Communicate with parents, both verbally and in writing, on a regular basis; 
  • Communicate respectfully with staff throughout the day; 
  • Ensure confidentiality of parents, children and fellow staff; 
  • Educators will use scheduled planning time to plan activities according to the children’s interests; 
  • Set goals for professional development within one month of employment and annually thereafter; 
  • Offer excellent customer service to participants, YMCA staff and volunteers. 



  • Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration 
  • Child Care Certification. 
  • Current CPR Level-C and Standard or Child Care First Aid. 
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search. 
  • Experience 
  • Motivating and interacting with children. 
  • Knowledge/Skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication; interpersonal and team skills. 
  • Openness to trying new instruction methods and techniques. 
  • Ability to remain calm in a challenging environment. 
  • Willing to participate in professional development opportunities.  


Closing Date:  Open until suitable candidates are found. 



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Contact Details
Laurie Armstrong
YMCA of Northern Alberta
10211 105 street NW
Edmonton, AB, T5J 1E3

Tel: 780-423-9614
www:   Northernalberta.ymca.ca/careers

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