DIVERSITY STATEMENT

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

Child Care Worker I (12-month term)
Early Learning at MacEwan (ELM)

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.

Opportunity

Note: This posting will be used to fill one 12-month term position.

The 48 space Early Learning at MacEwan (ELM) is the laboratory school for the Early Learning and Child Care Program (ELCC), as well as a fully operational accredited child care centre providing services to the University community as well as the broader community.

Early Learning at MacEwan (ELM) located at the City Centre Campus is currently recruiting for a Child Care Worker I. The successful candidate must be able to articulate and model professional child care practice. In this position, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting Educators in attending to children’s needs, protecting the health and safety of children and participating in play.

The center is open from 7:15 am to 5:45 pm, Monday to Friday. The hours of work will vary between these times.

Skills
The ideal candidate must be able to relate comfortably to children, demonstrate a high degree of physical and mental stamina; and demonstrate flexibility, dependability, initiative, and a positive and enthusiastic attitude.

Qualifications
The successful candidate must have child care certification in compliance with the Alberta Child Care Licensing Regulation as well as a current Red Cross or St. John First Aid certificate. A minimum of one years’ work experience working with young children and families is required.

Upon hire, the successful candidate will need to provide a clear Criminal Record Check including a Vulnerable Sector search.

Benefits
When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

• Competitive base pay
• Generous vacation time
• Secure pension plan
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note; Article 22.1.1 (Grid Placement); initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first five steps of the salary grid.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Non-Recurring Term (12 months)
Salary MSA Band C $39,312 to $48,685 per annum
Closing Date October 16, 2019
Competition No. 19.10.162
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