Casual Registered Early Childhood Educator
Family Day Care Services
101 Weldrick Rd W, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3T9, Canada
6d ago

POSITION TITLE

Registered Early Childhood Educator

STATUS

Casual / On call / Supply

LOCATIONS

York Region ( Richmond Hill, Markham and Thornhill)

About Family Day :

Family Day Care Services is committed to high-quality early learning and care. We are a non-profit, charitable organization with a long and distinguished history of providing services to children and families throughout Toronto, York and Peel Regions.

We are a multi service organization which provides a broad range of services including : 24 Child Care Centres, 32 Before and After Care programs, 204 Licensed Home Child Cares, 6 Early ON programs, 2 Homework Plus programs, and Special Needs Resourcing for children and their families living in the Greater Toronto Area.

Job Purpose :

Reporting to the Centre Supervisor the R.E.C.E. is responsible for providing and supporting an Early Learning and Development environment for children (0-12 years) in a group setting, in keeping with the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA), municipal guidelines and the policies and procedures of Family Day.

Job Duties :

  • Implement and practice the High / Scope® educational approach to curriculum and the Hanen Learning Language and Loving It™ Program
  • Plan, develop and implement programsthat reflects children’s interest and responds to diverse individual and cultural needs
  • Participate in short and long term planning and evaluation activities
  • Observe and assess children’s progress and behavior to ensure the programs meet individual and group needs
  • Lead and or participate in assessment meetings for children with special needs with the supervisor and / or other agencies;
  • make recommendations to adapt programs as necessary

  • Demonstrate empathy, sensitivity and support to the family unit
  • Practice respectful communication with children, parents, colleagues, teachers, managers, students and volunteers
  • Support, comfort and encourage children who are experiencing difficulties and help them to understand and handle their feelings
  • Manage within the Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety standards
  • Guide and assist children in the development of independent eating, dressing and toileting habits
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, individual supervision, training and related activities both internal and external including the performance review
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Education and Experience Required

  • Early Childhood Education Degree or Diploma
  • Must be registered and a member in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Must have children with special needs experience.
  • Training in HIGH FIVE®, PHCD or HIGH FIVE® Sport is a definite asset
  • Minimum of 2 years of child care experience preferred
  • Well-developed skills in areas such as leadership, communication, organization, assessment, teamwork, confidentiality, commitment and accountability, initiative and creativity
  • Knowledge of best practices in the Early Learning development field
  • Commitment to social inclusion
  • Medicalrequired including TB (two stages) 6 months current to hiring date
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check 6 months current to hiring date
  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR, level C
  • Able to work all shifts between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Diversity and Inclusion :

    Family Day is committed to fostering a positive inclusive workplace culture, with a workforce that is representative of the families and communities it serves.

    Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, Family Day encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation, to apply to join our team.

    Vaccination Policy

    At Family Day the worksite or office is our primary place of work. We are committed to providing work environments which promote the health, safety and well-being of all employees in accordance with public health regulation and guidance.

    Applicants must be fully vaccinated with both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, with the second dose having been received at least 14 days prior to the start date, or have an approved exemption before entering Family Day premises for work.

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