Supply Early Childhood Educators

Job city: 
Toronto
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:45pm

Summary:

COSTI is a multicultural organization providing settlement, employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI, please visit our website at www.costi.org.

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, supervises and implements activities and programs to meet the needs of children who occasionally frequent the centre while their parents receive alternate services
  • Provides guidance to the ECA in the program
  • Prepares and maintains the program area (e.g. creative arts centre, cognitive area, dramatic play, gross motor activities)
  • Ensures that program set up, delivery and documentation meet the National LINC Childminding Guidelines
  • Plans and implements activities that encourage and promote the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of all children
  • Communicates with the administrative staff to coordinate child registration
  • Collects and verifies required documentation for child registration
  • Provides brief orientation to parents and children at registration
  • Keeps accurate attendance, records and maintains children files and prepares monthly childcare reports and statistics
  • Purchases and prepares the children’s daily snacks and supplies; recommends the purchase of toys, equipment and other resource material needed in the childcare program
  • Conducts fire drills and other health and safety procedures as required
  • Maintains, cleans and disinfects children’s toys, furniture and shelving area. Ensures bedding is changed after use

Qualifications:

  • A two-year Early Childhood Education diploma or equivalent as deemed by the Association for Early Childhood Education, Ontario.
  • A registered member of the College of ECE
  • Valid standard first aid certificate
  • Experience working with preschoolers/toddlers
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Creative, imaginative and anti-bias approach to programming
  • Sensitive to and understanding of the needs of children and their parents who are new to Canada
  • Excellent English skills and ability to communicate in another language is an asset
  • Able to work as part of a team of childcare professionals

This is a non-union, on-call position required to work variable hours based on the Centre needs.
Duration of postion: September 25, 2017 to March 31,2017
Rate of pay: $20.71 per hour
Location: Various locations throughout York Region, Peel and the GTA

How to Apply:

If you are interested, please quote Reference #117-17 and send your resume with a covering letter to:

Michael Politi
Manager, Staffing and Orientation
COSTI Immigrant Services
1710 Dufferin Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6E 3P2

Fax: (416) 658-8537

E-mail: resumes@costi.org

COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions.

Thank you to all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.