Early Childhood Educators and Early Childhood Educator Assistants

Posted on September 14, 2023. Primary Region: Weyburn, SK

Souris Valley Daycare Inc. (SVDC) is hiring for the positions of Early Childhood Educators and Early Childhood Educator Assistants. Positions offered on a full time, part time and/or casual basis. Successful candidates will report to SVDC Executive Director. We are seeking individuals who enjoy working with young children and who can provide a safe, creative, nurturing and fun environment to promotes the growth and development of children within our community.

A brand-new daycare center located at 2 Souris Ave., in Oungre, Saskatchewan, SVDC serves families from Oungre and surrounding communities. Offering 20 child care spaces for children aged 12 months to 6 years of age (or the completion of kindergarten). Expected hours of operation are Monday to Friday, ?am - 6pm and tentative opening date is October 1, 2023.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their experience and passion for working with children. Compensation is negotiable and based on qualifications, experience and be in accordance with the Saskatchewan Learning and Childcare tier averages.

Job Responsibilities and Duties (including but not limited to):
• Assisting the SVDC Executive Director as required
• Providing constant supervision ensuring the safety and well-being of children
• Fostering a positive environment by responding to the needs of each child, utilizing developmentally appropriate teaching and techniques
• Sharing the responsibility of planning, preparing and implementing programs and activities, including reading, storytelling, songs, art, dramatic play and physical activity
• Ensuring programs operate in compliance with childcare licensing standards
• Sharing the responsibility of maintaining the center and its equipment by cleaning, organizing, sanitizing and completing minor repairs
• Guiding and assisting children in the development of healthy eating, dressing and toiletry habits
• Assisting with meal preparation and serving
• Following center policies and procedures as outlined in the SVDC Employee Manual
• Establishing collaborative relationships with children, coworkers and SVDC Board of Directors
• Developing and maintaining relationships and effective communication with parents/guardians
• Supporting SVDC Executive Director and Board of Directors with fundraising events when required

Skills and Qualifications:
• Experience and interest in early leaning and child care environments
• Positive attitude and creative outlook
• Ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team
• Capable of lifting and moving up to 501bs
• Criminal Record check and Vulnerable Sector check
• First Aid and CPR, or the willingness to obtain
• Food Safe Certification, or the willingness to obtain
• 18 years or older and legally entitled to work in Canada

Additional Assets
• ECE Level 1, 2 or 3 certification
o Those currently enrolled in classes or willing to advance their education are encouraged to apply


2 Souris Avenue - HWY 18
Oungre, SK

Job type: Full-time

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Contact Information

Loran Tosczak
Phone: 1306421785