Child care worker, daycare Needed in Canada By Educare Children’s Centre 

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A Child Care Worker, or Daycare Worker, is responsible for maintaining a safe and fun environment for young children to preteens. Their duties include coming up with creative and educational activities, preparing and serving snacks to children and maintaining a clean environment for the children.

Child Care Worker duties and responsibilities

A Child Care Worker ensures that all aspects of a child’s welfare are met while under their supervision. Some common duties include:

  • Plan, lead, and guide activities throughout the day, such as reading, physical activity, and creative expression through art and song
  • Ensure that meals are prepared and distributed to all children
  • Provide guidance with safe hygiene practices
  • Monitor children throughout the day and ensure safety at all times
  • Provide guidance to assisting staff members
  • Ensure classroom or play environment is kept sanitary and implement a cleaning schedule

Job details

  •  Location1615 Bloor Street

    Mississauga, ONL4X 1S2

  •  Salary$$15.25HOUR hourly for 35 hours per week
  •  Terms of employmentSeasonal employment
    Full time
  •  Day, To be determined, Early Morning, Morning
  •  Start dateStarts as soon as 2022-06-27
  •  Benefits: Other benefits

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; Emergency child care first aid and CPR

Experience

Experience an asset

Experience with Special Needs Children
Children who are blind or visually impaired; Children who are deaf or hard of hearing; Children with a physical disability; Children with an intellectual disability; Children with behavioural issues; Children with epilepsy; Children with diabetes; Children with a mental health disability; Children with allergies; Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD); Children with asthma; Children with Down syndrome; Children with a genetic disorder
Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills
Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings; Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers; Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children; Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts; Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods; Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
Children’s Ages
5 years; 1 year; 2 years; 3 years; 4 years; Up to 12 years
Additional Skills
Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties; Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records; Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children; Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours; Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants; Storytelling
Work Setting
Day care centre or nursery school; Child care centre
Security and Safety
Immunization records; Tuberculosis test; Criminal record check; Vulnerable sector check
Work Site Environment
Outdoors; Noisy; Non-smoking; Air conditioned
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Interpersonal awareness; Dependability; Judgement; Values and ethics; Reliability; Punctuality
Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills
Knowledge of Day Nurseries Act; Knowledge of licensing regulations; Establish guidelines for behaviour; Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children; Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest; provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity; Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits; Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children; Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
Other benefits
Free parking available; Team building opportunities; Parking available
Screening questions
Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?; Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
Student status
Full time enrollment

Benefits

Other benefits

Free parking available, Team building opportunities, Parking available

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

educarechildrenscentre@rogers.com

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include when submitting your application:

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience

Advertised until

2022-05-27