Team Players Wanted

Full Time Early Childhood Educator

Tots ‘n Tykes Childcare Centre operated by E3 Community Services Inc.

Location: Collingwood, ON

Closing Date: March 31, 2023

Salary Range: starting at $19.95 (includes $2/hour) total wage enhancement plus General Operating Grant (approximately $2/hour) total per hour $21.95

Tots ‘n Tykes is looking for a dedicated, experienced Educator to join their early learning, teaching team in a full time position working a minimum of 37.5 hours per week.If you are looking to create a work life balance that offers evenings and weekends free, this career opportunity is for you. Our unique child care centre is inspired by the foundation of the Reggio Emilia Educational Approach and The Hundred Languages of Learning. We look forward to working alongside a fellow Educator who is highly motivated, passionate and energetic. As a team we have created a working environment where you will be able to learn and grow alongside the children.

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

Your Role Includes:

Working on a team of 4 Educators; the children will assist you through daily activities such as:

– sensory play, outdoor exploration, masterpiece creator, vocalist, drama coach, avid story teller, gourmet food server, cleaning enthusiast, master multi tasker and expert diaper changer

As an Educator you will plan and implement daily and weekly learning opportunities for the children based off of their interests and yours, utilizing the Reggio Emilia concepts

HiMama app is used for daily documentation of children’s activities and communication with families (training will be provided)

-Knowledge of pedagogical documentation is an asset

Cleaning and sanitizing program areas in accordance with current health guidelines

We offer a competitive compensation package, including:

  • Workplace accident insurance
  • Manulife health/dental and life/AD&D benefits for FT staff working 37.5 hours per week
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • An extremely generous vacation entitlement
  • Time off through floater days and personal leave
  • On-site training
  • Opportunities for advancement within the organization
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment

Educational Requirements:

  • Early Childhood Education Diploma (ECE) or equivalent
    • experience working in a child care setting would be an asset
    • Bonus – knowledge of the Reggio Emilia Approach to Education
    • Standard First Aid – CPR level C and AED current certificate
    • Current Food Handler’s certificate (training will be provided)
    • Clear Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screen
    • Covid precautions – Please note that a rapid antigen test will be performed before starting work for successful candidates. Applicants are required to provide proof of completion of the full primary series of vaccines for Covid-19.
    • Interviews will take place remotely via Microsoft Teams. On boarding will take place in person.

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    Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

    E3 is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and inclusiveness across the organization. We believe in equal opportunity and it is our priority to ensure a barrier-free recruitment and selection process.

    If you are contacted for a position, please notify Human Resources of any accommodation needs you may have during the selection process. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

    We thank all respondents for their applications but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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