Child Care Worker II – MacEwan Child Care Centre
Faculty of Health and Community Studies

The MacEwan Child Care Centre and Lab School located at the City Centre Campus requires a Child Care Worker II. Responsibilities include ensuring an inspiring learning and care environment for children age 18 months to 6 years based on current theories of early childhood education, and working in partnership with families, educators, university students and faculty, and the broader community. The applicant must have a good understanding of planning and implementing emergent curriculum and evident skill in observation, reflection, and documentation of children’s learning and curriculum decision making. This position requires active participation in a community of practice including mentoring university students from a variety of educational programs and communicating the practice of program theory by presenting in University classes and to the broader community. It involves assuming acting director responsibilities when required. Strong team skills including mentoring and coordinating team members are essential. The successful candidate will be able to articulate and model exemplary professional child care practice.

The ability to work a variety of shifts between 7:15 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. is involved. This is a full-time continuing position.

Applicants must have a two year Early Learning and Child Care Diploma or equivalent, a Child Care First Aid Certificate, Child Development Supervisor Certification, clear police information check including a vulnerable sector search and a minimum 6 months' work experience with young children and families.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary $42,136 to $54,777 per annum
Closing Date Thursday, July 24th, 2014
Competition No. 14.07.101
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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