Reporting to the Principal, the Designated Early Childhood Educator will partner with the Catholic classroom teacher to plan and implement a full day early learning program supporting faith initiatives within a Catholic classroom setting and provide supervision and age appropriate Catholic programming for groups of students.Required Qualifications :
A two-year Early Childhood Education Diploma and proof of registration and good standing with The College of Early Childhood Educators (photocopy of registration certificate required)
Minimum of six months childcare experience in a childcare or educational setting
Current CPR and First Aid Certificate (photocopy of certificates required)Skills & Competencies:
Knowledge of Ministry of Education full day early learning program and related legislation; knowledge of SMCDSB related polices and procedures.
Proven ability, experience and skill in working as a member of a team.
Proven ability to communicate effectively and in a sensitive, courteous manner with children, parents, staff and the general public
Understanding of commitment to confidentiality.
Proven ability to deal with classroom management, stressful and emergency situations.
Demonstrated experience in successfully designing, planning and implementing age appropriate Catholic programs.
Basic computer skills, strong organization and time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to stand/walk for extended periods and move/carry equipment for program, and must be able to physically assist children as required and repetitive bending. Application Process:
SMCDSB uses Apply to Education to recruit permanent and supply Designated Early Childhood Educators. Complete applications must include the following and must be uploaded into your Apply to Education application in order for your application to be considered complete: Cover letter;
ECE Diploma awarded by an accredited post-secondary institution;
Pastoral Letter of Reference from your current Catholic parish priest (dated within one year of your application);
Proof of registration in the College of Early Childhood Educators.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. A Pastoral Letter of Reference from a Catholic priest must be included for an application package to be considered complete. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process upon request. Accommodation queries should be directed to the Human Resources Department at (705) 722-3555 ext. 233 or via email at email@example.com.
As a condition of employment, new employees to SMCDSB are required, by legislation, to submit a satisfactory Criminal Background Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening.
Frances Bagley Joe Zerdin
Director of Education Board Chair