Temporary Full-Time (35 hours per week)
Maternity Leave Coverage (Until October 2024)
Job ID 23-017NCFRC
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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 from 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 https://www.norwoodcentre.com.
Norwood staff are guided by the following Team Charter (SPIRIT):
If you share our values and support our mission and vision, please consider joining our team.
The Early Childhood Educator enhances the development of children in the Parent Respite and Head Start programs by providing developmentally appropriate and interest-based programming in a safe and secure environment. The Early Childhood Educator supports families receiving service through the Children’s Program to enhance their knowledge and ability around positive parenting and child development. The Early Childhood Educator is responsive to the diversity of the participants served in the community.
This position requires a flexible work schedule that includes evenings and weekends to meet the needs of the families.
Reporting to the Children’s Program Manager, the Early Childhood Educator is responsible for the following:
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
The following qualifications are considered an asset:
Norwood provides the following:
The starting hourly range for this role is $25.48 – $28.67 per hour ($46,373 – $52,179 per year) based on a 35-hour week.
Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre values diversity and welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, racialized, differently abled and 2SLGBTQIA+ communities.
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 because 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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