EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS

North Bay Indigenous Hub
Published
October 12, 2021
Location
1040 Brookes Street, North Bay, Canada
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North Bay Indigenous Hub -Employment Opportunity

 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS

CONTRACT (COMP #20211012)

Under the direction and supervision of the Child Care Supervisor, the Early Childhood Educator (ECE/RECE) is responsible for the delivery of child centred programs that support early learning and development of children.

The ECE/RECE will engage children to improve the development of the physical, intellectual, social, spiritual and emotional well-being. This includes implementation of the Ministry of Education’s How Does Learning Happen? The ECE/RECE will plan and implement programming within a classroom setting which will enhance children's development that is harmonious with the overall Vision, Mission and Values for the North Bay Indigenous Hub.

Contract duration 6 months, with possibility of extension. Rate of pay $20/hr

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a Diploma in Early Childhood Education.
  • 2 years’ direct work experience with children and early learning, preferred.
  • Eligible for registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators.
  • Knowledge or passion for learning of Indigenous culture, history and ways of being.
  • Knowledge of Child and Family Services Act.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous language is an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience in time management.
  • A recent (within 3 months) Criminal/Police Records Check and Vulnerable Persons Check.
  • Proof or willing to obtain certificates of completion for privacy training and occupational health and safety training.
  • Current First Aid and CPR with AED.
  • Must provide current record of immunization.
  • A valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of Indigenous wellness and priorities.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement “How Does Learning Happen?” Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years.
  • Knowledge of standardized assessment tools and their applications that most appropriately address current First Nation Early Childhood Development
  • Knowledge of and ability to effectively implement various early learning models, interventions and promising practice approaches to address First Nation Early Childhood Development.
  • Excellent facilitation and coordination skills for groups.
  • Experience and/or understanding of the benefits of sensory interventions.
  • Skills in program design, development, implementation and evaluation design and measurement which integrates western and traditional practice or approaches.
  • Ability to identify and implement quality assurance measures to ensure effective service delivery.
  • Willingness to undertake continuing education/training.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, problem solving abilities and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent time management, organizational and administrative skills
  • Knowledge of program reporting
  • Desire to thoroughly learn or demonstrated understanding of Indigenous history, culture and ways of being.
  • Ability to work in a manner respectful of First Nations culture, values, and beliefs.
  • Ability to protect the personal health information and maintain high degree of confidentiality under PIHIPA.
  • Computer experience in Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Suites and Outlook.
  • Ability to act professionally and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to adhere to NBIH privacy policy and procedures.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing culturally based early learning and development programs.
  • Including critical reflection, collaborative inquiry, recognition of the environment as a teacher and pedagogical recording in the planning, implementation and evaluation of an early learning and development program
  • Providing information to the community on healthy childhood development and learning including information on How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years
  • Supporting the implementation of emergent play-based curriculum and pedagogical recording
  • Supporting and promoting positive relationships between children and their families
  • Support the school readiness program.
  • Collaborating with the team to offer activities such as field trips, community cultural events or activity days.
  • Advocating for the interests of the children of the North Bay Indigenous Hub’s Child Care Services.
  • Facilitating referrals and coordinating access to screening and assessment services.
  • Active team player and contribute towards NBIH Child Care Centre goals and standards.
  • Assist with cleaning and sanitization duties.
  • Cooperate with break and lunch coverage and openness to support vacation and sick time coverage when necessary.
  • Follow and support NBIH Child Care Centre’s curriculum
  • Adhere to NBIH reporting guidelines and documentation requirements.
  • Communicate regularly with peers, supervisor and families.
  • Supporting parents, children, families to connect with multi-disciplinary diagnostic teams, other supports and services.
  • Developing linkages with other community-based early childhood related services.

POSTING IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

A current Criminal/Police Records Check and Vulnerable Persons check is a requirement for this position.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and three (3) current references to:

Attention: Jennifer Lalonde, Human Resources Manager

North Bay Indigenous Hub - Giiwedno Mshkikiiwgamig

1040 Brookes Street

North Bay, ON   P1B 2N6

T:  (705) 995-0060

Email: resumes@gmghub.ca

Miigwech to all who apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous applicants.  However, the position is open to all applicants.

 

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