Job Posting 101008

Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)
Caledon Parent-Child Centre
Halton / Peel area
Caledon, ON
closed 7 days ago (Thu, 23 May)
part time - temporary / contract  •  Part-time position 28 hours per week plus Saturday Rotation; $21.99 to $24.50 per hour

Replacement Contract, (Up to 12-month Contract);
Part-time position 28 hours per week plus Saturday Rotation; $21.99 to $24.50 per hour

Are you passionate about working with children and families? Do you enjoy working as part of a team in a thriving and inclusive environment? Are creativity, flexibility, and facilitating some of your strengths? This is an opportunity for you!

Who We Are

Caledon Parent-Child Centre (CPCC) is a non-profit, charitable organization serving Caledon and surrounding areas. We provide a safe space for families to access high-quality programs and services for themselves and their children. We are an inclusive community hub, promoting positive outcomes for children, while connecting families to each other and community resources. We tailor our work to respond to community needs. We work to reduce the barriers to an exceptional childhood by supporting parents/caregivers and their capacity to parent. Our staff responds with empathy to common caregiving concerns, and promotes health and positive social, emotional and physical development of children.

The Position

Reporting to the Program Supervisor, the Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) is responsible for the planning and delivery of developmentally appropriate programs that meet the needs of parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years while providing emotional support, resources, information, and referrals to enhance the quality of care they provide. This position is located at our Bolton site and surrounding community.

Areas of Responsibility

In this growing organization, you will perform the following tasks:

  • Plan and deliver responsive, inquiry-based programs that support learning in all developmental domains based on current best practices.
  • Plan and deliver early learning programs and activities both in person (indoor and outdoor), and/or virtually.
  • Modify early learning activities/adapt program requirements that support equitable participation opportunities for all participants.
  • Utilize a variety of facilitation strategies to support parents/caregivers: modelling active listening, observing, appreciative inquiry, demonstrating and coaching.
  • Provide a welcoming and accessible early learning environment to engage and suit the needs of parents, caregivers, and children. In-person or virtual.
  • Act as Team Leader, on a rotational basis where required, to oversee Family Time at Centre- based and mobile village sites. Team Leader is responsible to organize the daily site- specific schedule for coworkers/students/volunteers, delegate tasks as needed and lead reflective debriefing process.
  • Model effective and positive responses for parent/caregivers to support their children in learning self-regulation skills and building resilience.
  • Evaluate program success and periodically review with Supervisor/Program Manager
  • Engage with parents/caregivers to provide evidence-based resources and
  • Ensure all programs are safe, appropriate, accessible, culturally sensitive, and inclusive based on equity respect for diversity, safety and security for all inclusive of Francophone and Indigenous parents/caregivers.
  • Ensure facilities and resources are maintained with a high level of cleanliness, by replenishing supplies, sanitizing/washing equipment and toys, cleaning furniture and floor surfaces. Comply with Public Health and Safety Protocols.
  • Maintain active, cooperative, and effective communication with clients, community members, coworkers, and volunteers. Maintain client confidentiality.
  • Complete administrative tasks as required (statistics, reports, program evaluations, 
  • Drive the Caledon Parent-Child Centre mobile unit (van) when
  • Participate in community events, outreach activities and fundraising

Skills & Qualifications

  • Registered Early Childhood Educator in good standing with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators required.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar position an asset
  • Experience and comfort in delivering programs and activities and attending meetings on digital and/or social media platforms (Zoom, Skype, Facebook Live, etc.)
  • Experience in developing and implementing emergent programs guided by the ELECT and How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years
  • Special needs certification an asset
  • Experience in adult workshops and group facilitation an
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent English verbal, written and presentation
  • Additional languages an asset
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a
  • Able to work flexible hours including evening, weekend and split
  • A valid driver’s license, clean driving record and access to reliable vehicle is
  • Ability to lift up to 25 and travel to our rural mobile sites as needed.
  • Successful completion of Criminal Record Check (including Vulnerable Sector Screening)
  • Current First Aid and CPR-C certification is required.

 

If you are interested in making a meaningful contribution at CPCC, forward a cover letter and resume to Tracey at


Caledon Parent-Child Centre is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals for positions posted. We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve and foster a workplace where individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected, and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and all other applicable legislation, Caledon Parent-Child Centre is pleased to accommodate individual needs for applicants with disabilities within the recruitment process. Please advise if you require an accommodation to ensure your equal participation in the recruitment and selection process.

 

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