The Corporation of the City of Markham Preschool Program Instructor I – Aaniin Community Centre Internship in Markham, ON

The Corporation of the City of Markham

Branch Markham ON CA

Preschool Program Instructor I – Aaniin Community Centre
Markham, ON

Demonstratedexperience working with pre-school children ages 2 to 5 Must be able to workindependently with minimal supervision Thorough understandingof basic…

Applications are nowbeing accepted for the part-time temporary position of Program Instructor I -Preschool at the Aaniin Community Centre in the Recreation Services Department,Community& Fire Services Commission. To apply for this position, pleasesubmit your cover letter and resume online by April 30, 2017.

Hours: D aytime , evenings and weekends shifts

Location : Aaniin Community Centre & Library, 14 th Avenue/ Middlefield Road

Job Summary
Inthis position, you will plan, organize and instruct pre-school programs forparticipants from ages 2 to 5 years. You will also be responsible for ensuring apositive and safe environment for participants and peers at the AaniinCommunity Centre.

JobDuties Facilitates, leads and supervises theprogram Organizes and writeslesson plans to be handed in by week two of the program Develops lesson plansspecific to the abilities of the assigned preschoolers. Reviews lesson plans with the RecreationSupervisor/ Program Coordinator prior to class and submits at the end of eachsession Prepares and organizesprogram equipment and supplies, maintaining an inventory of supplies, reportingto the Program Coordinator/ Recreation Supervisor any items needing replacement Keeps attendance recordsand checks with participants who have extended absences. Gives all newparticipant names that are not on the list to the Program Coordinator/Recreation Supervisor Checks and ensures allparticipant emergency and medical information is obtained through thecompletion of a personal data form on the participants’ first day Ensures all programparticipants are aware of upcoming events, program changes or cancellations Meets with parents (ifneeded) prior to, or after class time Directly guidesvolunteers and part time Program Assistants as required Advises ProgramCoordinator/ Recreation Supervisor of any customer service issues, complaintsor inquires Ensures safety at ALLtimes, enforcing safety regulations as set out by the City of Markham policiesand procedures Escorts pre-schoolchildren to the washroom or change room, ensuring that preschool children arenever left in the sole attendance of a volunteer Adheres to theprinciples of Healthy Child Development Other duties as required.

MinimumQualification/ Requirements Successful completion ofa high school diploma Successful completion ofearly childhood development courses at the high school or college/university level ispreferred Early Childhood Education Diploma an asset Minimum 2 years combinedprevious experience working with children in a preschool environment. Demonstratedexperience working with pre-school children ages 2 to 5 Must be able to workindependently with minimal supervision Thorough understandingof basic principles of early childhood development Excellent customerservice and communication skills and sensitivity to interact with a diversityof patrons in a courteous and efficient manner Good interpersonalskills suitable for working with preschool children including a patient andnurturing style Good organizationalskills Good computer skills (MSOffice) and ability to learn new software Current Standard FirstAid with CPR ‘C’

Successful candidates will be required to submit asatisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening letter as determined by the City ofMarkham.

The City of Markham is committed to providingaccommodations for people with disabilities. If you have a disability andrequire accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact the HRDepartment with your requirements.

We thank all applicants who have applied, however onlythose selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates selected for aninterview will be contacted by email.

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Employment Type: Internship
Location: Markham, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-01
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