Early Learning Specialist I – All Our Kids Program (AOK) print

Position Title: Early Learning Specialist I
Company Name:Social Enteprise for Canada
Location:Maple, Vaughan, Woodbridge

Job Details

Social Enterprise for Canada is currently seeking candidates for the position of:
Early Learning Specialist I – All Our Kids Program (AOK)

Our three AOK locations invite parents, grandparents, home child care providers, pregnant and parenting teens and their young children, from birth to 6 years of age, to participate in the program. Each centre offers a friendly, positive learning environment where parents have the opportunity to meet with other parents and kids can play with other kids. Parents can share their stories, participate in workshops, use the centre resources to gather information and get referrals to other community agencies and services.

Job Duties
•Understanding of core programs with ability to effectively facilitate a variety of related activities that are aimed at engaging participants in the four foundations of HDLH and life-long learning.
•Ability to deliver programs to meet identified KPI/Outcomes
•Plan for and implement an inquiry based emergent curriculum based on children’s individual interests and needs
•Ability to use observation and documentation to plan programs and share knowledge of inquiry based learning to engage parents and caregivers.
•Ensure a caring, stimulating and inclusive environment for the children and families attending the program
•Offer appropriate strategies that support families in managing their child’s behavior and development
•Identify opportunities to promote additional resources through handouts, making the appropriate referrals, participant follow up and maintain accurate records for data collection
•Ensure the health and safety of participants during service delivery
•Responsible for the cleaning and tidying of the facility and be responsible for the safe storage of equipment, maintaining that all equipment is in good working order prior/after usage.
•Has a mindset of continuous professional development
•Report on a regular basis to Operations Supervisor regarding issues of need and/or concern and offer suggestions to ensure excellence of self, team and programs.
•Ability to respond to individual needs of participants while maintaining confidentiality

Locations & Hours: 9:30 am-11:30 am, Monday to Friday.
•Michael Cranny Public School (155 Melville Avenue
Maple, Ontario) Mondays & Fridays

•Maple Creek Public School (210 Hawker Road

Maple, Ontario) Tuesdays & Wednesdays
•Vaughan Community Health Centre (9401 Jane Street, Unit 106

Maple, Ontario) Thursdays
•May be the opportunity to pick up additional hours as supply during the day
Flexibility is required for travel to EarlyON Child & Family Centre located in Woodbridge, ON.

This position is a contract position with a 12 month term, renewal contingent on funding and satisfactory performance.

Compensation: $19.50 per hour

Education:
•Degree or Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Related Experience:
•Additional languages would be an asset
•1- 2 years’ relevant experience

Certifications:
•Standard First Aid & CPR C-Certification required
•Current RECE Certification required
•High Five certification is an asset

Technical Skills:
•Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Other:
•Recent Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screen; up to date immunization and 2 step TB Test; Valid driver’s license and/or access to reliable transportation
•Will be required to attend meetings and/or trainings at various affiliated sites

Deadline to apply: January 25, 2019
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume to human.resources@socialenterprise.ca

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Social Enterprise for Canada is committed to providing equal opportunities to all candidates and to meeting the needs of people with disabilities. Should you be contacted regarding an employment opportunity and require an accommodation for a disability, we will be please to work with you to identify how we can best support you through the process.

Closing Date:01/25/2019

Instructions for applying: Please forward resume and cover letter to: human.resources@socialenterprise.ca