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Child Care Educator (School Aged Care) (Ref: CC_SAC)

YMCA Child Care Centres

Has the following part-time (Monday – Friday, 7-9AM, 3-6PM) hourly position(s) available:

Child Care Educator (School Aged Care)                 Ref# CC_SAC

The YMCA of Northern Alberta is a charitable, mission based organization dedicated to the development of thousands of people in spirit, mind and body. The Child Development Educator provides excellent service, quality programming and care to participants and families of accredited Child Care Centres.Assist the Program Director to train, coach, supervise and manage all full-time and part-time staff and volunteers within service areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and follow through with planned activities for the children.
  • Guide and redirect children in situations when conflicts arise.
  • Ensure a safe and clean environment that is in good repair following cleaning schedule.
  • Communicate with parents, both verbally and in writing, on a regular basis.
  • Communicate respectfully with staff throughout the day.
  • Ensure confidentiality of parents, children and fellow staff.
  • Educators will use scheduled planning time to plan activities according to the children’s interests.
  • Set goals for professional development within one month of employment and annually thereafter.
  • Offer excellent customer service to participants, YMCA staff and volunteers.

Qualifications:

Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration

  • Child Care Certification
  • Standard First Aid(Child Care First Aid Preferred), CPR Level-C and WHMIS Certification
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search.

Experience

  • Previous experience working with children.

Knowledge/Skills

  • Well developed interpersonal skills: ability to work effectively as a team to achieve optimal results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to deal with difficult situations and complaints with confidence.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Applications will remain open until position(s) are filled.
Send your resume and cover letter to cstecyk@edmonton.ymca.ca

The YMCA of Northern Alberta is an inclusive, charitable organization that values diversity.

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