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Now Hiring! Early Years Educator (RECE) – EarlyON (Part Time)

May 4, 2023
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BridgeWay is the largest provider of EarlyON Child and Family Centres in the Region of Peel.  We provide free prenatal services, early learning programs and supports to pregnant women and families/caregivers with children birth – 6 years of age. We are looking to grow our team with new staff who want to work closely with children and their families in our centres and programs

As a Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) do you want to work for a not for profit agency that:

  • Has a reputation of going ‘above and beyond’ to provide quality family support and early learning services
  • Has a high employee retention rate and employees who make new staff quickly feel a valued member of the ‘BridgeWay Family
  • Values your professional development and offers training throughout the year
  • Offers a competitive salary, employee Group Registered Savings Plan to help you save for your retirement, vacation based on years of service, and a full benefit plan for positions 32.5 hours or more

If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, continue reading how you can join to find out about employment opportunities.

Duties Include:

  • Working with Use of the ELECT and How Does Learning Happen documents to provide family support and quality programs* for children Planning and delivering early learning activities for children and their caregivers using the ELECT and How Does Learning Happen? documents to guide your work
  • Providing emotional support, information and role modelling for parents and caregivers raising young children following Family Support principles
  • Recognizing the individuality of each family and demonstrating respect for different parenting or caregiving styles
  • Working with their Supervisor to develop programs that meet the ongoing needs of clients
  • Providing appropriate referrals to community services/supports
  • Working as part of a team with other staff members and volunteers
  • Ensuring cultural sensitivity and client confidentiality are always preserved

Qualifications:

  • RECE in good standing
  • Knowledge of child and family development
  • Emergency First Aid/CPR B or C certification
  • Vulnerable Sector Check

Assets

  • Awareness of resources/supports available in the Peel community
  • Experience facilitating programs/support groups with new mothers/parents/ caregivers in attendance
  • Ability to speak multiple languages

Hours:

Part time hours (positions may include weekday, weekend and evening shifts)

Starting Salary Range – $22.00 – $25.00 per hour

We offer excellent training, salary, a Group Retirement Savings Plan and a supportive, dynamic work environment.

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Thank you for your interest in this position; only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

BridgeWay is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity, values differences, and supports the full participation of all employees.  We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Upon individual request, we will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate candidates with disabilities.

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