Assistant Childcare Staff

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Community Centre 55
  • Childcare
Part Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Entry LevelN/A2019-04-172019-06-16

City of Toronto Agency in Upper Beaches.

Part time (30-35 hours a week) with mornings with toddlers/pre-school afternoons with FDK/SA during the school year.

Part time (30-35 hours a week) with toddlers/pre-school July through August.

Major Responsibilities

  • To help RECE staff and children design and implement an age appropriate program following Ontario’s Pedagogy requirements.
  • Directly responsible for the care and safety of the children when working in any of the programs
  • Safely helps accompany children to/from destinations
  • Directly responsible for the care, safety & supervision of the children
  • Brings to the attention of the RECE staff any discrepancies with the health of the children or parent comments
  • Helps distribute nourishment to all children; ensures any special dietary or health requirements are met
  • Visual monitoring and accompaniment to the bathroom for pre-school groupings and children in toilet training, encourages all children to use proper hygiene habits
  • Instructs and assists children in washing, dressing, toileting, eating, etc. to develop self-help skills
  • Participates to ensure the safety and well-being of all the children/staff/volunteers/students while in the care or working at the centre following all required legislative Policies, Procedures & Protocols
  • General maintenance of program equipment; checks toys, rooms and equipment used in activities to ensure safe functioning and sanitizes same including laundry as required
  • Sets up activity area and tidies same checking all areas for safety and cleanliness following Public Health, CCEYA & Children’s Services AQI guidelines and protocols
  • Moving/lifting of equipment such as tables and chairs, sensory toys, carpets etc.
  • Helps to document attendance of children, washroom charts, prepares accident reports and completes any other paperwork as required by legislation and Centre 55 Policies and Protocols
  • Participates in staff, team meetings & mandatory educational workshops taking and transcribing minutes on a rotational basis
  • To liaise with the Site Supervisor
  • Other tasks as necessary for operational requirements

Mandatory requirements:

  • 18 years or older
  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Check (no older than 4 months at time of employment)
  • Up to date immunizations as per Public Health
  • Current Standard First Aid with Child/Infant CPR
  • Food Handler Certification (After 3 months of empoyment)

Specifications

  • Experience working with children in a licensed facility an asset.
  • Ability to cooperate, follow instructions, take notes and direction as required
  • Ability to supervise children at all times.
  • Ability to cooperate and follow instructions.
  • Ability to communicate in English fluently & effectively both orally and in writing 2nd language is an asset
  • Ability to lift & carry a weight up tp 20kgs, work with chemical cleaning solutions & stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work in a team and as an individual
  • Ability to converse with peers/parents in a respectful, diplomatic and non-judgmental manner
  • Ability to converse Policy discrepancies by peers, volunteers, students to the CLP Manager in a professional manner
  • Ability to be flexible, punctual, responsible and approachable
  • Fundamental knowledge of the CCEYA, Toronto Public Health requirements. Child and Family Services Act and Children’s Services AQI, HDLH & Ontario Pedagogy with the ability to meet the specifications of these acts and any other related regulations that apply to this work.
  • Enjoy playing with children and viewing them as competent, capable of complex thinking, curious and rich in potential
  • Excellent skills in; written & verbal communication, patience, problem - solving, coaching, leading, and motivating children.

Thank you to all who apply only those invited to interview will be contacted.

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