Childminder (Supply)

Job city: 
Ottawa
Job region: 
Eastern Ontario
Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 12:00pm

About OCISO

OCISO supports immigrants through the journey of making Canada their home by providing creative and responsive programs that are culturally and linguistically appropriate, by building community through mutual respect and partnerships, and by fostering healthy and inclusive spaces for open dialogue and healing.

Position Summary:

The Childminder will implement a program that contributes to the physical, social, emotional, language, and cognitive development of participating children in an environment that encourages respect for the values, customs, and traditions of all cultures.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide care to children aged 6 months to 6 years within the Childminder setting
  • Help children develop a passion for learning
  • Approach a child's first learning years with enthusiasm and dedication
  • Under the supervision of the Supervisor of Childminders, facilitate the delivery of a program that contributes to the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language development of infant, toddler and pre-school children
  • Provide referrals to community programs
  • Provide services to parents and children in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner;
  • Develop appropriate activities and games for the children
  • Promotes health and hygiene to prevent the spread of illness by following best practices for hand washing, diapering, food preparation, and regular cleaning routines including sanitization of toys, kitchen, and other surfaces
  • Keeps records pertinent to the program i.e. Attendance, Incidence etc.
  • Follows policies and procedures as outlined by the Ministry in accordance with licensing policies and OCISO policies
  • Performs other duties as necessary in the performance of the position and as assigned

Qualifications:

  • ECE diploma preferred
  • Experience working with infant, toddler, and pre-school children and their parents
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multicultural team environment
  • Good communication skills and ability to take initiative
  • Fluency in English; other languages an asset

You must have the following before we can call you for a shift:

  • Valid Emergency First Aid with CPR certificate
  • Valid Food Safe Certificate
  • Up-to-date immunization, T.B. test, and medical certificates are required

Reports to: Manager, Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)
Term: Casual / On Call
Location: 1800 Bank St.
Salary: $21.50 per hour plus 4% vacation pay
Application Deadline: April 19, 2024 by 12:00 p.m. (EST). Rolling interviews will be conducted.

Application Process:

Please rename your cover letter and resume with your "First name_position title" (e.g., OCISO_CSLINC _letter or resume) before applying and send it to HR at recruitment@ociso.org

OCISO encourages applications from qualified people of all backgrounds, especially women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, and persons with disabilities.

OCISO is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, OCISO will endeavor to provide accommodation to people with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the HR & Operations Administrator upon scheduling your interview.

Thank you for your interest in joining OCISO. We appreciate all applications. Due to the volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those selected for further consideration process upon request.

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