Registered Early Childhood Educator

SimplySmart Child care centre & Montessori

Elmira, Ontario, Canada

Full time

Social Services

Jun 21

About us

SimplySmart Childcare and Montessori is a multi-location Daycare & Montessori that provides both Emergent and Montesorri programs in its classrooms. It focuses on the holistic development of a child in different areas. There is a great opportunity to grow within the organization for a candidate with a positive work attitude and the ability to manage a childcare center.

SimplySmart-Elmira is looking for experienced, energetic & self-starters who can manage a classroom and can set up and run a Play-based program based on our philosophies. A key requirement is experience and positive attitude to start a new program. Salary is negotiable. The teacher should enjoy being around children and have a tremendous ability to engage with children. We include a wage enhancement grant, any other funding available from the Government, and comprehensive health benefits.

Why choose SimplySmart?

SimplySmart is a multi-site evolving organization that gives you the ability to grow and learn every day in childcare services in different areas like management or classroom operations.

You have the opportunity to learn about both Emergent and Montessori philosophies of early childhood education. We have beautiful and open facilities and superior esthetics compared to any other childcare in Ontario. We provide medical and dental benefits and employees get 35% discount on childcare services. Join SimplySmart to develop your career in the Early childhood sector.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide the children with a “prepared environment” which includes making materials to support the individual needs within the classroom;
  • Plan individual and/or group activities to stimulate the growth of the children in social, emotional, and academic areas;
  • Instruct children in each area of the classroom: giving presentations and lessons in each area including Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Mathematics, and Culture;
  • Allow children to be as independent as possible;
  • Encourage individual work time to promote independence as well as group work to promote socialization;
  • Identify, select, and modify work in the room to meet the needs of children with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs;
  • Conduct parent/teacher interviews;
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and coworkers;
  • Participate in school special activities and celebrations;
  • Responsible for diaper changing and/or assisting with toileting while demonstrating respect for the child;
  • Responsible for classroom cleanliness;
  • Maintains a high level of professionalism at all times;
  • Follows and implements health and safety through the use of a variety of tools including daily observation forms, sanitary practices forms, medication forms, and the environmental assessment tools;
  • Performs other duties as assigned;
  • Maintains knowledge, skills, and abilities through ongoing education and attends professional development courses and workshops;
  • Participate in outdoor activities with children for at least 2 hours per day;
  • Ensure the program compliance with all Ministry and program’s standards. i.e. CCEYA, CCMA;
  • Responsible and independent.
  • Creative, hard-working team player, energetic, and flexible.
  • Have a very positive and professional attitude and be able to work and contribute to our school and community.

Qualification:

  • Registered Early Childhood Educator designation (Required)
  • Montessori Certified (Preferred)
  • At least 2 to 4 years of experience in a childcare environment teaching in a classroom.
  • Experience working with children in a Montessori environment
  • Standard First Aid CPR C+
  • Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Immunization up to date (including a 2 step TB test)
  • Salary is $18-$22 per hour including Grants


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