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Count Your Blessings Child Care early childhood program staff assistant Full Time in Kentville, NS

Count Your Blessings Child Care

Branch Kentville NS CA

Position:
early childhood program staff assistant
Location:
Kentville, NS

Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children;…

Languages

English

Education
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years . Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
First Aid Certificate; Early Childhood Education Assistant Certificate; CPR Certificate . Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills
Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings; 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 . Experience
No experience . Children’s Ages
3 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 . Work Setting
Day care centre or nursery school; Child care centre; Before and after school programs . Security and Safety
Child abuse registry check; Criminal record check . Transportation/Travel Information
Public transportation is available . Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling . Personal Suitability
Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Values and ethics . 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; Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor; 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 .

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Kentville, NS, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-19
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