Early Childhood Education Worker

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a qualified full-time Early Childhood Education Worker to join our Administration. The ECE Worker reports to the Daycare Supervisor and is responsible for providing supervision and direct childcare to children attending the HIFN Daycare, in compliance with all regulatory standards required by federal, provincial and First Nations legislation, policies and procedures.

Under the leadership of the Daycare Supervisor, the ECE worker will help to plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities and experiences for the children using a variety of teaching techniques in alignment with HIFN Daycare Philosophy. This position requires excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to adapt and respond to all childcare needs.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

The Early Childhood Education Worker will be responsible to:

  • Provide a daily balance of developmentally appropriate active/quiet, indoor/outdoor & individual/group activities and experiences for children
  • Assist children in self-expression by listening and responding with dialogue that encourages and lengthens conversations
  • Encourage the children in learning about a variety of different cultures, including an understanding of our First Nation culture and value system
  • Provide experiences and play material that actively promotes diversity and acceptance in interactions and attitudes
  • Participate in short- & long-term Daycare planning initiatives and evaluations
  • Learn and use techniques provided to assist children in developing the necessary coping skills to address unique life issues
  • Observe how children use materials and interact with other children and adults and plan activities that recognize these individual differences
  • Initiate referral for additional services for parents and children as needed
  • Ensure the child’s environment is healthy and safe and monitor the environmental hazards
  • Attend to children’s physical needs for toileting, diapering, eating & sleeping as promptly as possible
  • Maintain positive and ongoing communication with parents

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-3 years related professional experience working with children preferred
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education as recognized by the Ministry of Education
  • Current Ontario RECE License
  • Current and satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check
  • Current First Aid and CPR Level C
  • Membership in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Knowledge of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014
  • Professional and responsible attitude
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours

HOURS OF WORK
Full Time – 35.5 hrs/week

REMUNERATION
Negotiable based on experience

START DATE
As soon as possible

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Posted until filled.

Those interested in applying should submit their resume and cover letter in confidence to:
Henvey Inlet First Nation – Human Resources
295 Pickerel River Rd.
Pickerel, ON P0G 1J0
Tel: (705) 857-2331
Fax: (705) 857-3021
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Henvey Inlet First Nation gives preference to all qualified First Nations people in accordance with Section 24(1) (a) of the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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