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Company Name:
Catholic Family Service of Calgary
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Associate Degree

Early Childhood Educator (Level 3)

Catholic Family Service (CFS) is all about building strong families. Our programs and services respond to the challenges that threaten families and leave them vulnerable. We focus on enhancing the mental health and well-being of our clients, empowering parents, nurturing children’s healthy development and enabling success in school. We take an integrated approach across our service portfolio, always looking for the opportunity to encourage discussion and healing at the family level. In so doing, we enable CFS professionals to help their clients build strong and resilient families – and to break through the cycle of vulnerability to live the lives they have always wanted. We serve and employ people from all faith traditions, cultures and backgrounds.

 

The Position:

Title: Early Childhood Educator                                                                        Job Type: Full-Time, permanent

Commences:  Immediately

 

Catholic Family Service is seeking a passionate individual to be responsible for ensuring that child care program objectives meet the personal, social and developmental needs of children and their parents. This individual reports to the Supervisor of the Learning Centre of Catholic Family Service at Louise Dean Centre. This position requires a self-starter, mature and energetic individual to create and implement programs that focus on the unique needs of young children, six weeks to three years of age.

 

Responsibilities:

 

—  Provide primary care to children in a group setting;

—  Assisting the team lead and the coordinator in focusing programs to the needs of individual children, with concern for the children’s interests, individual styles and pace of learning;

—  The smooth coordination of all playroom activities and staff/student relationships;

—  Developing, implementing and providing activities for children and adolescent parents, in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the program;

—  Leading by example and through interaction, parenting skills including behavioral management skills, communication skills, problem identification and resolution skills;

—  Presenting workshops for parents on child development issues and integrating this information to program planning and delivery;

—  Assisting in the ongoing evaluation procedures needed to assess the developmental levels of the children;

—  Participating in recommended training programs, conferences, courses and other aspects of professional growth.

Qualifications Required:

—  Minimum ECE Level 3; Child Development Supervisor;

—  Two Years’ experience in child care setting;

—  Strong team work; willingness to learn; effective time management and organizational skills;

—  Creativity and flexibility;

—  Knowledge of FLIGHT Curriculum Framework;

—  The Core Brain Story Certification through The Alberta Family Wellness Initiative is an asset.

 

How to Apply:

E-mail your cover letter and resume to:

Amy St. Jean, Supervisor, Louise Dean Centre

[email protected]