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Daycare worker assistant needed in Canada at Parsons Daycare 

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Daycare worker assistant needed in Canada at Parsons Daycare 

A Childcare Assistant provides care and structured learning to children, usually in a day care centre. Childcare Assistants supervise children as they learn and play, provide comfort and reassurance, plan stimulating activities, and keep children clean and safe. 

Job details

  •  Location: 930 Parsons Road SWEdmonton, ABT6J 0X4
  •  Salary: $17.50 hourly for 35 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Evening, Shift, Early Morning, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Long term benefits
  •  Vacancies: 2 vacancies

We are looking for an experienced childcare assistant to be responsible for providing assistance to the childcare teacher at a school. The childcare assistant will work closely with the childcare teacher in conducting daily duties such as preparing and serving meals, changing diapers, writing daily reports, recording attendance, engaging in play, assisting to put children to sleep, and creating a safe environment.

To be successful as a childcare assistant, you must possess a passion for children and exercise patience with them. You should display a friendly and positive attitude and greet parents and children by their name. Ultimately, you should constantly monitor and supervise the children in your care to ensure their safety.

Childcare Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Providing support for the childcare teacher.
  • Monitoring and supervising the children constantly.
  • Assisting the childcare teacher in maintaining a safe and positive environment.
  • Cultivating relationships with children, parents, and guardians.
  • Alerting the childcare teacher to emergencies.
  • Preparing and serving meals and snacks.
  • Greeting parents and addressing children by their name.
  • Adhering to procedures in preparing a bottle or changing a diaper.
  • Assisting with sand, water, or playground activities.
  • Assisting in putting children to sleep.

Childcare Assistant Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Certificate in early childhood education and care (CHC 30113), if pertinent to the state.
  • A current Working with Children License.
  • First Aid Training recommended.
  • On-the-job training recommended.
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must meet state-specific guidelines.

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Work setting

  • Child care centre

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • 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
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • Child development assistant (ECE level 1)

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Benefits

Long term benefits

  • Other benefits

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Visible minorities

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

jobs.parsons.daycare@gmail.com

Advertised until

2022-10-06

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