Current Job Opening at the Wentworth Learning Centre
Level 2 Early Childhood Educator
Education: Early Childhood Education diploma (required)
Hours Per Week: 40 Hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Start Date: ASAP
The Wentworth Learning Centre provides educational opportunities and programming for the advancement of life-long learning and the well-being of the Wentworth community and surrounding rural areas.
We are currently accepting applications for a full time Level 2 Early Childhood Educator to assist with planning, developing and conducting learning programs for our current child care program. The successful candidate will also be responsible for overseeing the daily operations at our childcare facility.
A successful candidate would:
- Possess the ability to develop and implement child care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children aged 18 months-5 years.
- Oversee the day-to- day operations and ensure that our extensive programs are carried out to our high standard;
- Ensure that all relevant legislative requirements are met with 100% compliance.
- Motivates staff through personal example regarding client relations, center cleanliness, program development, classroom leadership, health and staff relations;
- Oversee staff development through on-going training, performance appraisals, discipline and fair and consistent leadership;
- Promotes open communication and teamwork with the Wentworth Learning Centre’s board members, including the President and Childcare Committee Head.
- Ensure the center is ready for business with all necessary supplies and equipment such as arts and crafts, large furnishings, cleaning supplies, office equipment and children’s toys;
- Maintains enrollment expectations through on-going communication with all families;
- Resolves parent complaints through excellence in customer service and efficient follow up;
- Accurately performs administrative tasks in a timely manner examples includes daily and weekly reports.
- Early Childhood Educator, Level 2;
- Minimum 1 year of experience as a Supervisor is an asset;
- Minimum 2 years of ECE teacher experience;
- Thorough knowledge of provincial childcare regulations including all relevant legislation, policies and procedures;
- Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS word, Excel and E-mail;
A valid criminal record check, RCMP vulnerable sector check, child abuse registry check and certified in First Aid, Level C.
We welcome applications from all qualified applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants are invited to submit a resume and accompanying cover letter via the following options:
In Person: 13371 Highway 4, Wentworth, NS Mon-Thurs 9am to 7pm, Fri 9am to 9pm, Sun 2pm to 7pm or anytime in the secure outside dropbox.
Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.
Applications without a cover letter will NOT be considered.