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Early Childhood/Childcare Worker 

Full-Time/Part-Time Casual  
Status Casual/Supply  
Opportunities Available  
Category Parent-Child and Youth Services  
Open Date 4/22/2024  
Close Date  

Looking to make a difference in the lives of preschoolers? Our Headstart program is seeking experienced Early Childhood / Childcare Worker (ECWs) to cover staff absences or situations where additional staffing is required. Frequent shifts available.

The Annavale Headstart Nursery School is a licensed childcare operated by the Carlington Community Health Centre.

Reporting to the Supervisor of the centre, the ECW’s role is to support the physical and emotional needs of the group and individual children at the Annavale Headstart Nursery School, while developing and encouraging genuine, positive, and secure relationships. As part of a team, the ECW will deliver activities that align with provincial guidelines and best practices for Early Years programming as described in the How Does Learning Happen? Framework, conforms to the Childcare and Early Years Act 2014, and meet all health and safety standards, while maintaining confidentiality at all times.

Position Requirements

Professional Experience

  • Experience working in Early Childhood / Licensed Childcare settings with children ages zero to six years.
  • Strong knowledge of child development and behaviour management, consistent with the foundations of Early Childhood Education.
  • Familiarity with the How Does Learning Happen? Framework and Childcare and Early Years Act.
  • Understanding of attachment and trauma-informed care
  • Fluency in English is essential; Other languages an asset.
  • ECA/ECE, Child and Youth Studies or similar child-focused degree/diploma considered an asset.

Key Competencies

  • Commitment to the healthy development of children and support of vulnerable families.
  • Cross-cultural awareness and experience working with culturally diverse populations essential.
  • Understanding of issues relevant to working with low-income (multi-risks) parents/caregivers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and establish appropriate relationships with children, families and caregivers.
  • Ability to supervise children and/or engage with children and their families in a manner consistent with the goals and philosophy of the program and the community health centre.
  • Experience in a non-profit, community-based organization.
  • Familiarity with the use of computers.
Salary Range $18.72/hr - $22.37hr  
Reports to Coordinator of Annavale Headstart Nursery School & Early Years Program  
Position Early Childhood Worker  
Post Internal Days 0  
Created By Brittany Bourdon  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number PAR-24-00008  
Location 900 Merivale and Community locations  
About the Organization Carlington Community Health Centre is a non-profit organization that puts today's most pressing health care challenges at the heart of their service delivery. We turn to the best professionals and employees to help improve the health and well-being of our community. We build trusting relationships with our clients and deliver quality services through a wide range of health and social services to parents and children, youth and teens, adults, and seniors.

We look to help community members resolve problems and advance concerns in the community by providing organizational support and advocacy assistance to local groups and associations.

Our mission is to improve, support and promote the health and well-being of the people and diverse communities we serve!
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

CCHC is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from the BIPOC, LGBTQ+ communities and persons with disabilities.  
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