Child Care Worker I
Faculty of Health and Community Studies
Grant MacEwan University Demonstration Child Care Centre provides quality early learning and child care at the City Centre Campus from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday to Friday. The centre is currently hiring for one year part-time position(s). The position is responsible for either the opening or the closing of the centre and includes team planning and implementation of developmental programs for children 19 months to 5 years. A Child Care Worker I is accountable for providing an environment that encourages the total growth of the children at the Centre: by entering into a relationship with the family of each child; by providing a demonstration of the philosophy, program and techniques most appropriate for young children; and by demonstrating professional work habits and an awareness of current resources. The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal communication and professional team skills, and an ability to work with a diverse group of children and families.
The minimum qualification for this position is a Level I Provincial Certification. In addition, a St. John’s Ambulance/Red Cross Standard Child Care First Aid Certificate, a current, clear security clearance check with vulnerable sector search, an intervention record check, and a minimum of six months work experience with young children and families is required. The successful candidate will be able to articulate and model professional child care practice. The position is physically demanding as child care workers interact with children on a continuous basis requiring physical demands of running, bending, kneeling, carrying, pulling, and lifting (up to 50 lbs/22 kg).
This position includes an extensive MacEwan benefits package, as well as salary support and potential professional development funding through Alberta Children’s Services’ Accredited Day Care program.
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||One year part-time term (5 hours per day)|
|Salary||$27,812.81 – $36,156.66|
|Closing Date||October 12, 2012|
|Apply In Person/By Mail||
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2
Fax: (780) 497-5430
|Apply Online||Apply Now|
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