Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) Supply

Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 2:30pm

Summary

Position Title Supply CNC
Organization Structure Reports to the Program Manager
Job classification Supply CNC
Job Status Supply
Location Etobicoke/Mississauga/Scarborough
Wages $19.92/hr

This is a bargaining unit position

Scope

Collaboratively plan and implement a culturally sensitive child-centered program which reflects the diversity of the participants; introduces Canadian values and traditions, and meets the social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and language development needs of the enrolled children

Duties and Responsibilities

• Follow Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) requirements
• Ensure that all health and safety standards are met, and operation of the program is in compliance with Polycultural and CNC policies, procedures and requirements
• Assess the skills abilities interests and needs of enrolled children
• Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
• Communicate with parents, ensuring that parents receive orientation to the care, activities and guidance used in the program; Discuss progress or problems of children with parents and relevant staff members with appropriate attention and respect to matters of confidentiality
• Administer the program, keeping appropriate records related to the children and the program
• Undergo CNC Orientation Training
• Keep accurate daily attendance records; (also child profile, and session management forms as required) and complete accident reports on appropriate forms
• Monitor all entrances and exits at all times
• Inspect CNC space for safety issues and seek corrective action according to procedures
• Set up procedures to ensure that the children are never left unattended
• Ensure, in collaboration with Program Manager, that the program has the materials and equipment necessary for meeting program goals
• Ensure that supply CNC staff are sourced only from Polycultural’s CNC supply list
• Order supplies as required, keeping within budget in consultation with Program Manager
• Plan a program that encourages respect for the values, customs and traditions of other cultures
• Participate in all required Professional Development activities such as workshops, conferences and staff meetings
• Work with team members to create a positive environment
• Submit monthly statistical and narrative reports as required

Competencies

Adaptability
Changes behavioural style or method of approach when necessary to achieve a goal; adjusts style as appropriate to the needs of the situation. Responds to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives

Communications
Using a variety of communication styles and strategies to foster open communication, the exchange of information and discussion on an ongoing basis

Planning & Organizing/ Time Management
Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of a specific objective. Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity.

Service
Demonstrates strong commitment to meeting the needs of co-workers, managers, clients, or community members, striving to ensure their full satisfaction

Physical Requirements:
The job involves working with young children and includes lifting and participating in physical activities. It may also involve the supervision of children and physical activities out of doors.

Qualifications

• Early Childhood Education Certificate
• Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators membership in good standing
• Experience in a childcare setting
• Valid Standard First Aid and CPR certificates
• Current Health assessment including immunization and proof of Tuberculosis status
• Clear and current Vulnerable Criminal Reference Check
• Awareness of and sensitivity to the needs of newcomers
• Strong background and abilities to plan and organize the activities for children
• Multicultural awareness, gender sensitivity, and racial and ethnic appreciation.
• Effective communication within a team environment, staff, students
• Demonstrated moral and ethical judgment
• Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of newcomers
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Good computer skills and excellent writing skills
• Ability to be creative and flexible in planning

Other requirements
A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check (completed when offer is made)

How to apply:

To apply, click on link below: https://www.polycultural.org/about-us/careers-curos

Polycultural reserves the right to post internally and externally.

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Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.

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Contact: 
resumes@polycultural.org
Preferred contact method: 
Email