Relief Child Care Lab School Worker
Faculty of Health and Community Studies

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.

MacEwan University Early Learning and Child Care Lab School, located at the City Centre Campus requires Relief Child Care workers to provide coverage for staff vacation, illness or other absences.

The successful candidates must be able to articulate and model professional child care practice. In this position, the incumbent will be responsible for attending to children’s needs, protecting the health and safety of children and participating in play. The successful candidate must have the ability to problem solve and make quick on the floor decisions. The candidate must be capable and confident to take a lead position in the room.

The ideal candidate must be able to relate comfortably to children and families; demonstrate a high degree of physical and mental stamina; and demonstrate flexibility, dependability, initiative, problem solving skills, and a positive and enthusiastic attitude. Candidates must also be comfortable working with children of varying abilities including children with challenging behavior.

The successful candidates must have a minimum of a Level I Provincial Certification and a Red Cross or St. John First Aid certificate, along with a minimum of 3 months working with young children.

Upon hire into this position, the successful candidate will need to provide a clear security clearance check with vulnerable sector search.

The centre is open from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Friday. The hours of work will vary and scheduled on an as needed or call-in basis.

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 Relief Child Care worker – Casual
Salary $16.81 to $21.85 per hour
Closing Date A review of applications will begin October 5, 2015 and will continue until shortlisting is complete.
Competition No. 15.09.109
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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