Job Posting 84998

Early Childhood Educator
Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre
Edmonton area
closes in 4 days (Thu, 30 Jun)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  The wage for this role is $18.10 per hour.

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Full Time Temporary (35 hours per week)


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Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre is an Edmonton based non-profit organization that has been supporting children and families since 1963, with a vision of Healthy Children, Healthy Families, Healthy Communities. Our programs and services are designed to strengthen and enrich families with children birth – 6 years old. Early childhood experiences are aimed at fostering optimal child development and healthy parent-child attachment. Parent education opportunities are created to support building the capacity of families. Family support services are provided to support families as the child’s first and most important teacher. Information and referral are key practices in supporting families to grow and learn within their own communities. Programs are delivered using a holistic approach to support the social, emotional, intellectual, language, physical and creative needs of children and families in the community. For more information, visit

Norwood provides the following:

  • Strong focus on employee wellness and work-life balance
  • Supportive training
  • A compassionate team environment

Children’s Programs provide a child-directed, learning through play environment for children birth -6 years old. Children are encouraged to explore, learn, problem solve, and have fun as they play in a safe, nurturing environment. Positive play experiences are aimed at fostering optimal development in all developmental domains.

This position requires a flexible work schedule that includes occasional evenings and weekends as scheduled to meet the needs of families.

Norwood staff are guided by the following Team Charter: (SPIRIT)

  • Support – We utilize one another’s strengths to take on challenges and opportunities using positive communication, collaboration, and compassion.
  • Passion – We have the energy, attitude, and enthusiasm to be fully committed and engaged in our work with each other.
  • Integrity – We are honest, trustworthy, transparent, and accountable with each other.
  • Respect – We accept others without judgment and recognize that every individual is a person of value.
  • Inclusivity – We celebrate diversity and welcome people of all abilities, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives.
  • Team – We are all one group working towards improved outcomes for children and families.

If you share our values and support our mission and vision, please consider joining our team.

Reporting to the Children’s Program Manager, the Early Childhood Educator is responsible for the following:

  • Providing a safe environment that maintains orderly, clean, and appealing facilities, removing known and potential safety hazards
  • Maintaining on-going positive interactions with the children during classroom activities on an individual, small or large group basis
  • Using a variety of strategies to guide children’s developmental skills in accordance with policies and procedures as set out in applicable regulations and standards
  • Supporting family education and family/child groups and services that reflect the needs and interests of the participants

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education.
  • Must meet the Canada Summer Jobs youth eligibility requirements.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Possess a current Childcare First Aid certification.
  • Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare Intervention Record Check (findings will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis).

The following qualifications are considered an asset:

  • Experience working with young children.
  • Child Development Certification.
  • Knowledge of program planning for young children.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

The wage for this role is $18.10 per hour.

Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre values diversity and welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, racialized, differently abled and 2SLGBTQIA+ communities.

Closing Deadline: Until Suitable Candidate is Found. *We will start reviewing applications after May 6th, 2022*.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory for all Norwood staff and practicum students. Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. If you are the successful candidate and cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected ground under human rights legislation, you may request an accommodation that will be reviewed by the agency.   

Immunization against COVID-19 is the most effective means to prevent the spread of COVID-19, to protect the children and families we serve, our workers, and the public; to prevent outbreaks at the Agency; and to preserve workforce capacity. This policy strengthens work Norwood has done throughout the pandemic to keep our staff and participants safe (i.e., distancing, hand hygiene, infectious disease protocols, PPE use, masking, and staff education). 

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