Job Position: Registered Early Childhood Educator

  • Application Deadline: 21st December 2022
  • Employment Type: Part time
  • Location(s): Hamilton,Hamilton
  • Compensation: $17.58 per hour
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to gmorley@goodwillonline.ca
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

Diploma or degree in Early Childhood Education and registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators.
Minimum 2 years of experience working with children from infants to school age, and their families. Experience working in a CCEYA licensed program, with parents and with community partners.
Thorough knowledge of applicable legislation i.e. Child Care and Early Years Act (2014).
Current First aid/CPR, Safe Food Handling Certificate, Non Violent Crisis Intervention (N.V.C.I.) training.
ECERS, SACERS training and Quest 1(High Five) training an asset.

Key Responsibilities:

We are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated Registered Early Childhood Educator who demonstrates our values of compassion, accountability, responsiveness and empowerment; to our clients, families and each other.

The Registered Early Childhood Educator will be working as part of a team providing a positive learning environment that supports children’s emotional, social, cognitive and physical growth and development. Wesley’s Registered Early Childhood Educators care for and observe children each day to understand and foster their interests and provide an engaging and stimulating environment and program.

This position is a unionized, permanent, part-time position. The rate of pay is $17.58 per hour. Wage subsidy and wage enhancement is available in addition to the rate of pay based on criteria and funding available from the City of Hamilton. Location of work and/or program can be changed based on enrollment and/or operational need.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop, plan, promote, implement and evaluate day to day operations of the programs with the support of the Supervisor Early Years and other staff.
Plan and implement programming based on the Ministry of Education’s pedagogy “How Does Learning Happen?”
Create and maintain a safe learning environment that is responsive to the interests and needs of the children in the program.
Be familiar with and adhere to licensing requirements per the Ministry of Education, Child Care and Early Years Act (2014).
Provide quality, play-based learning and supervision of all children in the care of Wesley Urban Ministries at all times.
Ensure program needs are being met and in compliance with program licensing requirements.
Ensure daily entries are completed in the Sandbox Child Care Management System for the Before and After School Programs.
Other duties as assigned.

Additional Details:

A positive work culture that prioritizes all staff having an opportunity to contribute
A supportive team that will empower you to achieve great milestones!
Fun and engaging organizational events such as our Staff Appreciation Event
Professional development and training opportunities
Full Health & Dental Benefits
Personal & Vacation Days
RRSP Contribution Program
Employee Discounts

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate is required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Human Resources. In the event that successful candidates are unable to get their COVID-19 vaccination, completion of an educational session and weekly antigen testing to provide a negative result will be required.

About Our Company:

Wesley is a long-standing local non-profit and a certified Ontario Living Wage Network (OLWN) employer. We are passionate about our work advocating for harm reduction, housing, poverty eradication and food security in Hamilton, Halton and Brantford. We’re committed to diversity & inclusion and a healthy work life balance. We would love for you to join our team!