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Designated Early Childhood Educator


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The Simcoe County District School Board is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Designated Early Childhood Educator. Reporting to the Principal, the Designated Early Childhood Educator will partner with the Kindergarten Teacher to plan and implement a full-day early learning program. The Designated Early Childhood Educator will collaborate in the design of programs and environments which will enhance children's cognitive, physical, social and emotional development.

Qualifications and Skills Required: Two year community college Early Childhood Education Diploma;

Proof of current membership with the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE);

A minimum of six (6) months recent experience working in an early learning centre or day care;

Knowledge of Ministry of Education full-day kindergarten program;

Ability to communicate in a sensitive, courteous manner with children, parents, staff and the general public;

Proven ability to follow directions, policies and procedures in an appropriate and timely manner;

Understanding of and commitment to confidentiality;

Proven ability to deal with difficult situations and to take appropriate action in stressful or emergency situations according to policies and procedures;

Experience planning and implementing age-appropriate programs;

Basic computer skills, strong organization and time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines;

Current CPR and First Aid Certification would be an asset.Qualified applicants are invited to apply for this position through the Apply to Education (ATE) web-site. Applicants are required to submit a resume detailing education, experience, and qualifications; a photocopy of their diploma; proof of membership with the College of Early Childhood Educators, or statement of intention to obtain; and written permission to contact two professional references on or before 12:00 p.m. on the closing date. Cover letters may be addressed to the school Principal.

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Guided by the principles of dignity, individualization and inclusion, the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment that supports all human rights and accessibility needs for students and staff. The SCDSB recognizes the duty to accommodate, short of undue hardship as per the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

We value and are committed to upholding the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and equitable hiring practices for all applicants to be successful. In support of our strategic priorities, we are seeking members who reflect diverse identities, lived experiences and perspectives, especially Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+, and women to assist the board in reflecting the community we serve. Our equitable hiring initiative is consistent with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) to ensure that our hiring practices remain equitable to candidates from groups protected by the prohibited grounds under the Code.

Applicants are to provide permission to contact two professional references, including their current and most recent supervisor. New hires to the Simcoe County District School Board will be required to submit a Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) that is satisfactory to the Board prior to beginning employment. All new employees will be required to complete mandatory training modules with the Board prior to their first day of employment. All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position; however, only those who have been shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.