We are looking for a highly motivated Registered Early Childhood Educator to inspire and be part of our new and innovative program

Term Contract Hours:  35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary:  hourly rate to be negotiated
Closing Date: March 1, 2018   

Responsibilities:

The Registered Early Childhood Educator is responsible for the delivery of core program services including but not limited to:

  • Discussions and information sharing about early learning, child development, parenting (including pre-and post-natal), nutrition, play and inquiry-based learning, and other topics that support their role

  • Assisting families in building connections with outside community resources and supports through information-sharing

  • Facilitating programs and services that build responsive adult-child relationships and encourage children’s development, exploration, play and inquiry- as supported by How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years  

  • Responding to parent/caregiver concerns about their child’s development through conversations, observations, and education

Qualifications: Early Childhood Diploma and in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators (RECE), Previous work (2 years experience) in a licensed childcare or community/family resource setting is preferred.

Core Competencies:

  • Willingness to work flexible hours;

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a multi-disciplinary team member is required;

  • Knowledge and commitment to the principals of best practices in the field of Early Learning is essential;

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of guiding documents such as: How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years, Think Feel Act, etc.;

  • Previous experience working with children with special needs is preferred;

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English (French an asset);

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is required;

  • Current immunization records;

  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (current within 6 months) and a vulnerable sector screening.

If you wish to become a member of our team, please submit your resume with cover letter in a word or PDF document, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications.  Please include your daytime contact number and email address.  We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries: Lyda Manwell, email: inspirit@nrtco.net; Nancy Ward, email:  n.ward@bell.net, FAX: 613-432-5893