Early Childhood Educator

by Thames Valley District School Board

Date Posted: Feb 13, 2020
Thames Valley District School Board

Job Description

The Thames Valley District School Board, one of the largest public boards in Ontario serving elementary, secondary and adult students, is known for inspiring innovation, embracing diversity and celebrating achievements - a strong foundation for all students. We are distinguished as a leader in professional development and our exceptionally skilled and motivated staff serve as positive role models.

                                                    Early Childhood Educator – 10 month position

Location: University Heights Public School, London

Rate of Pay: $21.23 – $27.74 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

Hours of Work: 6.5 hours per day Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Start Date: To be determined

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 25, 2020

Position Summary:
In collaboration with the Kindergarten Teacher, the Early Childhood Educator (ECE) will plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities that reflect an understanding of the continuum of development for 4 and 5 year olds, for the Kindergarten program. Together with the Kindergarten Teacher, the ECE will observe, monitor and assess the development of the children. The successful candidate, along with the Kindergarten Teacher, will promote and maintain a healthy physical, emotional and social learning environment. Responsibilities may also include maintaining children’s records and providing opportunities for communication with families in the event an extended day program is implemented.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must possess a completed two (2) year ECE College Diploma or completed ECE Fast Track Diploma with proof of prior completed post-secondary Diploma or equivalent Degree program with a specialization in early childhood studies (as recognized by the College of Early Childhood Educators):
  • Current registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following would be an asset:
    • ELECT document;
    • Ministry of Education's Full Day Early Learning Kindergarten Program
    • The Kindergarten Program, 2016
    • How Does Learning Happen
Your application must include a cover letter and current resume outlining your complete work history, proof of educational qualifications, proof of current registration with the CECE (** proof that CECE registration is in progress is acceptable), and contact information for a minimum of two (2) supervisory employment references.
Prior to an offer of employment a criminal background check for work with vulnerable persons and pre-employment medical screening tests will be required.
Please note that it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is received by Human Resource Services on or before the deadline date.

If you have a disability that requires an accommodation to assist you with any aspect of the hiring process, please contact the Staffing Officer listed below for assistance.

Please use the “Apply for this position" link below to submit your electronic application. Only applications using this link will be considered.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

A. Torchia, Staffing Specialist, Human Resources


 
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