Registered Early Childhood Educator

About the Role

The Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) will develop and provide a quality early learning and child care program which meets the needs of the children and is in line with the requirements of the CCEYA, and the document ‘How Does Learning Happen?’.

The RECE will work co-operatively with Educators and professionals to provide an environment that nurtures, stimulates and guides each child’s development through a holistic approach to the care and development of children.

The RECE will ensure that services are provided in a safe, caring and culturally appropriate environment as directed through policy approved by the Temiskaming Native Women's Support Group Board of Directors and our Wisdom Keepers.

Roles and Responsibilities of a Registered Early Childhood Educator include:

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise children
  • Provide cultural teachings through language, ceremonies, gatherings, stories, music, games, arts and crafts, as well as land-based experiences
  • Respect the diversity of cultural beliefs of the children and families they are working with
  • Provide families with cultural learning opportunities which align with the document ‘How Does Learning Happen?’, and supports the Four Foundations of Learning as follows:
  • Promote and celebrate Indigenous culture and language
  • Support positive and responsive interactions among the children, families, Wisdom Keepers, educators and staff by creating a welcoming classroom environment
  • Work cooperatively, ethically and respectfully with other educators, and support each other’s professional development
  • Promote the health, safety and well-being of each child, by attending to the needs of the children throughout the day (bathroom breaks, snacks and mealtimes, cleanliness etc.), and maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of all areas used by children
  • Support children’s different cues and ways of communicating
  • Plan and implement age-appropriate activities and lessons, inside and outside
  • Meet all ministry mandates
  • Partner with community agencies
  • Provide effective communication with families (parents/guardians) using a wide variety of communication method
  • Work with families, educators, staff and professionals to problem-solve together for the best interest of the child
  • Assist in daily maintenance of the centre

The Registered Early Childhood Educator will be report to to the Childcare Supervisor.

Skills and Requirements

  • Knowledge of Native Culture and Tradition is an asset.
  • Understanding of the organization and its programs is preferred
  • Experience with children 0-12 years of age
  • Up to date first aid and CPR training, Level C (or willing to obtain)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Flexible to work a variety of shifts
  • Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • ECE Diploma or equivalent
  • Registered and in good standing with the College of ECE

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility

We advocate for the presence and contributions of all people regardless of ability, age, cultural background, education, ethnic origin, gender expression, gender identity, immigration status, language, marital status, nationality, physical appearance, political affiliations, perspective, race, religion, sexual orientation, sexuality, family status, socioeconomic status, or other such considerations, and intersectionality's therein. As an Indigenous organization, Keepers of the Circle has an affirmative action policy that prioritizes the hiring of Indigenous Peoples and community affiliates. We encourage Indigenous and affiliate applicants to indicate this in their cover letter. Please let us know of any specific requirements during the application process by emailing hr@keepersofthecircle.com – we are happy to work with you on accommodation requests.

Start Date: Immediate

How to Apply

Interested applicants are encouraged to send in their resume and cover letter to Lisa Sloan, Childcare Manager by email: l.sloan@keepersofthecircle.com

Posting Details

Company Keepers of the Circle
Location Kirkland Lake, New Liskeard
Term Full Time
Posted Nov 30, 2023