Early Childhood Educator Assistant U-1284

Job title: Early Childhood Educator Assistant U-1284
Posted on: November 22, 2022
Job Description:

Country Casa Montessori is looking to hire a permanent full-time Early Childhood Educator Assistant.

Country Casa Montessori Daycare is an award-winning childcare and private elementary academy located in Ballantrae, Stouffville. We believe in providing an enriching experience for every child, which we believe starts with our employees, the heart of our organization. We are looking for a warm and nurturing Early Childhood (Daycare) Assistant to join our team.

The ideal candidate will work in a dynamic, collaborative, team environment. They have to be flexible and organized; possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to effectively interact with young children, parents, teachers, and team members.

We are located in the heart of Stouffville, York Region which is a stone throw away from Uxbridge.

Responsibilities:

  • Support ECE teachers in carrying out programs.
  • Ensure a safe, warm, caring and stimulating environment for children to strengthen self-esteem, independence and to nurture physical, cognitive, emotional, creative and social skills.
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs, assisting teachers preparing daily activities.
  • Always observe and monitor children.
  • Assist with lunch/snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods.
  • Assist with proper eating, dressing and toilet routines.
  • Assist with housekeeping duties (including COVID protocols) and any other work related to the care and maintenance of the centre (i.e., washing toys, laundry etc.)
  • Attend all meetings and workshops with the goal of increasing knowledge about the daycare.
  • Establish good relationships with the parents and keep them well informed.
  • Adhere to the rules of the centre as well as the requirements of legislative bodies.

Employment Type: Full-time
Field of Work: Counselling/Education
Required skills:

• Minimum of 1 year experience working in a licensed Daycare setting
• Experience supervising and effectively interacting with children 12 months to 6 years old
• Ability to work effectively with children, young adults, and faculty members.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• ECE and Montessori Certification an Asset.
• Basic knowledge of child growth and development, instructional procedures and practices applicable to assignment, instructional goals and policies of the Montessori philosophy.
• Ability to multi-task and follow classroom routines and schedules
• Open-minded, teachable, driven and creative
• Current CPR/First A Level C certificate and Food Safety certificate
• Required health immunizations up to date
• Flexible working hours from 7 am to 6 pm
• Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record check deemed satisfactory to the company
• Reliable transportation (not accessible by public transit)


Company information

Company Name: Country Casa Montessori Daycare
Address: 15018 Hwy 48
City: Stouffville
Postal Code:L4A 3B6
Telephone: 9056405437
Email: admin@countrycasa.ca
Additional information:

Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process upon request.
As a condition of employment, successful candidates are required, by legislation, to submit a satisfactory Criminal Background Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this role; however, only the selected candidates will be contacted.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


Prefered method of contact: Email