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Early Childhood Educator 2

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date February 19, 2017
Type Full Time
Company City of Toronto
Salary $30.34 - $33.25 - Per Hour
Location Toronto, ON
Category Social Services
Client City of Toronto
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Early Childhood Educator 2

Job Classification Title EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR 2
Job ID # 2262741 X
Division Children’s Services
Section Toronto Early Learning & Child Care Services
Work Location To Be Determined
Job Stream Children, Community & Social Services
Job Type Part-time, Part-Time
Salary/Rate $30.34 – $33.25 / Hour
Hours of Work (bi-weekly) 70.00
Shift Information On “As Required Basis” Only
Affiliation L79 Unit B PT
Number of Positions Open 20 +
Posting Date 17-Feb-2017
Closing Date 06-Mar-2017

Job Description

Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as an Early Childhood Educator 2 within our Children’s Services Division.

NOTE TO CURRENT CITY OF TORONTO LOCAL 79 PART-TIME EMPLOYEES:  If you are a current City of Toronto Local 79 part-time employee, you must indicate that you are a “Current Part-time employee” in the “Custom Information” section of your on-line application form, and provide your “Employee Number” in order to be considered for this job opportunity.

Note to Candidates:

  • All successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-placement medical assessment, and to provide a current Vulnerable Sector Police Reference Check.
  • Hours of work will be on As Required Basis only.
  • Candidates are expected to have substantial availability between the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hours of work will vary and may include split shifts (e.g. 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.). Some work may be scheduled in advance or may be call-in work on the day of the shift.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the planning, and implementation of developmentally appropriate programs to enhance the children’s cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development in accordance with the Child Care and Early Years Act, and the Children’s Services Division Assessment for Quality Improvement (AQI). Incorporates learning experiences designed to meet the individual and group needs of the children. Accompanies children to destinations in the community and on field trips
  • Provides input for the evaluation of programs
  • Observes children’s progress and behaviour. Assesses individual and group needs. In partnership with Children’s Services Special Services Resource staff, identifies extra support needs. Completes developmental profiles and progress charts
  • Participates with other staff to ensure the safety and well-being of the children
  • Responds appropriately to parent/designated family members/school staff enquiries regarding children’s progress, behaviour, and health. Promotes parental involvement
  • Ensures children in care receive adequate nourishment and that any special dietary requirements are met
  • Diapers children and instructs and assists children in washing, dressing, toileting, and eating to support the capacity of self-help skills. Lifts, carries and lowers children and pushes children in a stroller when on outdoor walks
  • Conducts daily health check of children, records illness; and contacts parents re: illness; administers medications as authorized by physician and maintains records of all medications administered; administers first aid and records/reports as appropriate
  • Ensures toys and equipment used in activities are maintained in a safe, clean condition, and kept in a good state of repair. Sets up activity area and ensures physical environment is safe.
  • Documents attendance of children, completes washroom charts and accident reports
  • Takes work direction from the Centre Supervisor and Early Childhood Educator 1, as necessary, and assigns tasks to Child Care Aides and Day Care and Recreational Assistants, as appropriate
  • Demonstrates proper procedures for Early Childhood Education students
  • Actively participates in staff meetings

Key Qualifications:

  1. Current registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators.
  2. Experience in licensed child care work and activities.
  3. Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid standard first aid certification including infant and child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  4. For infant/toddler room vacancies the ability to lift/carry children is required (weighing up to 20 kgs)
  5. Ability to supervise children.
  6. Ability to cooperate and follow instructions.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  8. Fundamental knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Child Care and Early Years Act, Child and Family Services Act and the ability to meet the specifications of these acts and any other related regulations that apply to this work.
  9. Ability to work as part of a team in developing and delivering high quality programming to children in accordance with the Ministry of Education’s Early Learning For Every Child Today: A framework for Ontario early childhood settings, How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years, the Child Care and Early Years Act, and the Children’s Services Division Assessment for Quality Improvement (AQI).

Job Location Information:

  • Various Toronto Early Learning & Child Care Services Sites

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set-up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.

The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment.  In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the City’s hiring process.

If you are invited to participate in an assessment process, kindly provide your accommodation needs in advance. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, please email us at application.accommodation1@toronto.ca, quoting the job ID # and the job classification title.

 

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