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Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a qualified full-time Early Childhood Education Worker to join our Administration. The ECE Worker reports to the Daycare Supervisor and is responsible for providing supervision and direct childcare to children attending the HIFN Daycare, in compliance with all regulatory standards required by federal, provincial and First Nations legislation, policies and procedures. Under the leadership of the Daycare Supervisor, the ECE worker will help to plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities and experiences for the children using a variety of teaching techniques in alignment with HIFN Daycare Philosophy. This position requires excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to adapt and respond to all childcare needs.
Henvey Inlet First Nation offers competitive wages, paid vacation and personal emergency days, an incredible pension and benefit package, on-site daycare services for working parents, fifteen paid federal, provincial and First Nations holidays, annual cultural leave, paid Christmas break, and half-day workdays every Friday.
The Early Childhood Education Worker will be responsible to:
Provide a daily balance of developmentally appropriate active/quiet, indoor/outdoor & individual/group activities and experiences for children
Assist children in self-expression by listening and responding with dialogue that encourages and lengthens conversations
Encourage the children in learning about a variety of different cultures, including an understanding of our First Nation culture and value system
Provide experiences and play material that actively promotes diversity and acceptance in interactions and attitudes
Participate in short- & long-term Daycare planning initiatives and evaluations
Learn and use techniques provided to assist children in developing the necessary coping skills to address unique life issues
Observe how children use materials and interact with other children and adults and plan activities that recognize these individual differences
Initiate referral for additional services for parents and children as needed
Ensure the child’s environment is healthy and safe and monitor the environmental hazards
Attend to children’s physical needs for toileting, diapering, eating & sleeping as promptly as possible
Maintain positive and ongoing communication with parents
Post-secondary diploma or degree Early Childhood Education, Child and Youth Worker, Social Services or other related field plus 1-3 years related professional experience working with children preferred
Current Ontario RECE License in good standing and registration with the College of Early Childhood Education preferred
Current and satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check
Current First Aid and CPR Level C
Membership in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
Knowledge of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014
Professional and responsible attitude
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Willingness to work flexible hours
HOURS OF WORK
Full Time – 35.5 hrs/week
Up to $22/hr based on educational qualifications and relevant work experience
As soon as possible
Open until filled
Those interested in applying should submit their resume and cover letter in confidence to:
Henvey Inlet First Nation – Human Resources
295 Pickerel River Rd.
Pickerel, ON P0G 1J0
Tel: (705) 857-2331
Fax: (705) 857-3021
We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Henvey Inlet First Nation gives preference to all qualified First Nations people in accordance with Section 24(1) (a) of the Ontario Human Rights Code.
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