Overview

Halifax Association for Community Living early childhood educator – special needs Full Time in Halifax, NS

Halifax Association for Community Living

Branch Halifax NS CA

Position:
early childhood educator – special needs
Location:
Halifax, NS

Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children….

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

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

First Aid Certificate; Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate; CPR Certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Experience with Special Needs Children
Children with a physical disability; Children with an intellectual disability; Children with behavioural issues; Children with a mental health disability; Children with allergies; Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD); Children with Down syndrome; Children with a genetic disorder
Children’s Ages
5 years; 1 year; 2 years; 3 years; 4 years; Up to 12 years
Additional Skills
Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records; Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
Work Setting
Child care centre; Before and after school programs; Agencies for exceptional children
Target Audience
Developmentally delayed
Security and Safety
Bondable; Child abuse registry check; Child welfare check; Criminal record check; Vulnerable sector check
Work Site Environment
Outdoors; Noisy; Air conditioned
Transportation/Travel Information
Public transportation is available
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Physically demanding; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling
Ability to Supervise
5-10 people
Work Location Information
Urban area
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; 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; Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members; Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children

How to apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised until:

2018-08-23

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-27
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