Early Childhood Educator (Casual)

  • Niagara Catholic District School Board
  • Welland, ON, Canada
  • Dec 19, 2023
Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Teaching

Job Description

Are you creative and energetic; passionate about teaching and learning? Are you looking to join a community of professionals working in an organization that makes a difference in the lives of so many young people? We may just have an opportunity for you!

The Niagara Catholic District School Board invites applications for the position of Early Childhood Educator (Casual). Our c asual Early Childhood Educators work on an on call, “as needed” basis, filling in for school Early Childhood Educator staff who are away or on a leave. Our Early Childhood Educators along with the Classroom Teacher will plan and implement a learning program within a classroom setting and provide supervision and age appropriate programming for groups of students.

RATE of PAY: $22.99 per hour

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

  • Employ developmentally appropriate activities to build skills in literacy and cognition through large and small group activities
  • Collaborate with the Classroom Teacher to implement curriculum and to address individual student’s identified needs, stages of development and interests
  • Provide positive social and emotional experiences to strengthen pro-social skills such as sharing, problem solving, and cooperation
  • Plan programs and environments for play and activities to create opportunities for developmental progress
  • Observe and assess children’s progress and behaviour on a routine basis
  • Report to parents and supervisors on children’s developmental progress with healthy, safe, nurturing and challenging play environments before and after school
  • Maintain all appropriate records for students (e.g. attendance, health issues, etc)
  • Assist children in washroom routines, dressing and lunchtime activities
  • Accompany children on field trips

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • Completion of a two year college diploma in Early Childhood Education with three months childcare experience in an educational setting
  • Registration and in Good Standing with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Proven ability to follow directions, policies and procedures in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Commitment to confidentiality
  • Experience planning and implementing age-appropriate programs
  • Basic computer skills
  • Awareness of the cultural and social differences of children
  • Ability to assist children with washroom routines, dressing and lunchtime activities
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, written and oral skills.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification an asset

LOCATIONS: Must be able to travel to all locations within the Niagara Catholic

District School Board jurisdiction.

HOURS: Varies as needed on a casual on call basis. Must be available

Monday to Friday for Elementary School hours

At Niagara Catholic, we are an equal opportunity employer that values and celebrates diversity with qualified staff who reflect the communities we serve. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

The Niagara Catholic District School Board is committed to accommodating the individual needs of job candidates within our recruitment processes, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you are contacted by the Niagara Catholic District School Board, please advise if you require an accommodation.

We thank all candidates for applying; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.