Registered Early Childhood Educator (Preschool Program)

Hiring Organization: 
YMCA of Niagara
Location: 
Durdan-Loretto Preschool Program – Niagara Falls
Responsibilities: 
Responsible for the care and safety of the children • Organize and implement activities for the group as outlined in the YMCA Playing To Learn curriculum • Maintain a positive and professional relationship with all parents, children and fellow staff • Participate in training sessions when required including Food Handlers Certification • Participate in training and adhere to the YMCA Child Protection Policies and Procedures as established by the YMCA of Niagara All YMCA Staff are required to perform the following additional job duties as related to COVID-19: •Follow procedures and policies to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 as established by the YMCA of Niagara and informed by the Ministry of Health and Niagara Region Public Health. •Ensure established groups are maintained and support the tracking of interactions between staff and participant son site. •Lead activities that support social distancing and promote the health and safety of everyone involved. •Encourage, promote and role model social distancing and responsible health practices. •Follow guidelines and sound judgement about when to wear personal protective equipment. Visually observe participants and other staff and report any new symptoms immediately. •Immediately report any health and safety concerns to your supervisor and health and safety representative. •Participate in self screening when required, and act as a screener when required for staff and participants. •Stay home when you are sick or have any COVID-19 symptoms. Follow established call in procedures. •Participate in ongoing and scheduled cleaning and disinfecting of equipment and surfaces. •Follow proper hand washing procedures and ensure participants in your care are doing the same. •Participate in necessary meetings and trainings online utilizing your own device and wifi.
Qualifications: 
• Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE), (proof of membership in good standing with the College of ECEs OR membership number required) • Previous Child Care experience • Current Standard First Aid, CPR-C certification • A clear and satisfactory criminal reference check inclusive of the vulnerable sector search (CRC VSS) issued for the YMCA of Niagara
Base Salary: 
Minimum hiring salary: of $19.85/hr
Work Hours: 
Full Time 37.5 hrs/week
Employment Type: 
Full Time
Additional Information: 
Submit your letter of interest by noon on September 16, 2020 to: Roxane Lewis RECE, Regional Director, Children’s Services YMCA of Niagara E: [email protected] F: (905) 735-2299 All applicants are thanked for their interest. Only those applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted. Accessibility accommodations and materials in alternate formats for individuals with disabilities can be arranged upon request. For more information for this and other opportunities at the YMCA of Niagara please visit our website: ymcaofniagara.org