Team Players Wanted

EarlyOn Program Facilitator

EarlyON Centre operated by E3 Community Services Inc.

Location: Collingwood, ON

Closing Date: July 5, 2024

Salary Range: starting at $20.90 per hour

Application Method: Submit cover letters and applications to: recruitment@e3.ca 

The EarlyON Child and Family Centre is seeking to hire a Full Time Program Educator to provide programs and services for families and caregivers attending our main and satellite locations. The EarlyON Educator will work as a member of the EarlyON Child and Family Centre team to support early learning and development by providing experiences that build responsive adult-child relationships and encourage children’s exploration, play and inquiry, supported by How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years. This is a full- time position working 38 hours per week. Hours may include some weeknights and Saturday mornings. 

We value diversity and hire from all backgrounds for our organization.

Requirements for the job:

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends sometimes with short notice, in all EarlyON program locations that are under the funded service agreement between E3 Community Services Inc. and the County of Simcoe.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a multi-disciplinary team member equally dividing tasks amongst the team.
  • Knowledge and commitment to best practices in the field of early learning
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of guiding documents such as: How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years, Think Feel Act, etc.
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and implement evidence-based research into practice.
  • Ability to identify systemic barriers to equity and anti-oppressive practices and apply this lens to your work with E3 Community Services Inc.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English (French is an asset)
  • Priority is given to Registered Early Childhood Educators in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators.
  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Check is mandatory.
  • First Aid/CPR Certification is mandatory
  • Possesses a valid Ontario Driver’s License – Class G and reliable transportation.

This position includes physical demands, including lifting (lifting up to 15 lbs, toys, materials, and equipment), standing, kneeling, and walking to provide service to children and families, setting up learning environments, and moving furniture such as tables and chair

We offer a competitive compensation package, including:

 

  • Generous time away from work policies, starting with 3 weeks of paid vacation per year, paid floater days (an extra 24 hours per year) and personal time for full time employees working 37.5 hours per week or more.
  • LifeWorks Employee Assistance Program for all staff including excellent, confidential mental health services and support for all members and family. 
  • Excellent comprehensive health, dental, life and retirement benefits for all full time staff through Manulife benefits including physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage, vision and so much more!
  • RRSP with company contribution for full time staff. 
  • Full workplace accident insurance for all employees through Chubb Insurance. 
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities while at work
  • Opportunities for advancement within the organization
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment

Assets/Special Factors of the Position:

  • Strong facilitation and written skills
  • Knowledge of childhood development and age-appropriate programming
  • Knowledge of available community resources
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to diversity/special needs issues
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Must be familiar with the Ministry of Education’s pedagogy “How Does Learning Happen?” document

Come join us today and see what a difference you can make in the lives of others!

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