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Posted: 
2021-12-01
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Nepean
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPPORT STAFF

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board for the following position:

REGULAR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR (Infant, Toddler and Preschool Program)

Woodroffe HS Site

Hours of Work: The hours of work rotate through fluid shift rotations from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday. This is a Union exempt position in a program that runs 12 months per year.

DUTIES:

Under the direction of the Manager of Early Learning, the Early Childhood Educator (Infant, Toddler and Preschool Program) provides high quality and effective play-based education to support enhanced learning and cognitive, emotional and social development in accordance with the Child Care and Early Years Act; CCEYA and the policies established by the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. Using astrong working knowledge and application of How Does Learning Happen, Ontario's Pedagogy for the Early Years as well as the College of ECEs Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice that is integrated to their daily practice. The Early Childhood Educator also provides a safe and caring environment for the needs of infant, toddler and preschool children.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION:

A thorough understanding of early childhood development and its application in the infant, toddler preschool environment. The incumbent must have strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to deal with parents, and involved community services and has the ability to use tact and discretion; demonstrates sensitivity to individual needs of children in a multi-cultural environment; demonstrates initiative and creativity and adapts well to changing demands. Ability to work with minimum supervision, and must be able to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment.

These skills would normally be acquired through completion of a two-year community college program in Early Childhood Education, or equivalent. Registration with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators is required. A minimum of one (1) year of related experience is required. Valid First Aid certification/CPR is required. Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset.

As a condition of employment, in accordance with procedure PR.697.HS Covid-19 Vaccination Protocol, all new employees must be fully vaccinated and provide satisfactory proof thereof, unless approved for an exemption based on a protected ground in the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code). Please direct any posting exemptions to hr.inquiries3@ocdsb.ca with a note in the subject line - VACCINATION EXEMPTION - Posting #XXXXXX. Application Process:

Applications are to be submitted by internal candidates via applytoeducation.com using the Boards Resume Template OCDSB 494A. External applicants will submit via applytoeducation.com by providing cover letter and resume.

Applications will be considered in accordance with the terms of the Union-Exempt Handbook.

In accordance with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Boards Administrative and Support Staff Selection Process, the evaluation and assessment of candidates will be completed using the four (4) identified areas of performance: Organizational and Management Skills, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, and Knowledge and Practice, as they relate to the duties, qualifications, knowledge and education outlined above.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodations in the application or interview process should email a request to hrcompetitions@ocdsb.ca. The application package is available in accessible formats upon request.

As a condition of employment, all new employees will be required to submit a Police Record Check for the vulnerable sector and proof of completion of the Mandatory Workplace Violence, Harassment Training and Working Alone Training and Worker Health and Safety Awareness Training prior to their start date with the OCDSB.

COVID-19 Vaccination is a condition of employment.

In accordance with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Boards Administrative and Support Staff Selection Process, the evaluation and assessment of candidates will be completed using the four (4) identified areas of performance: Organizational and Management Skills, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, and Knowledge and Practice, as they relate to the duties, qualifications, knowledge and education outlined above.

Personal information gathered through the application process is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, RSO 1980, c302 (as amended), and will be used to determine the qualification for employment with the OCDSB. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources, 133 Greenbank Road, Nepean, Ontario K2H 6L3.

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is committed to equity for all students and staff and to delivering the highest quality education through a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the students and communities it serves.

Thank you for considering employment with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.

EDUCATING FOR SUCCESS - BUILDING BRIGHTER FUTURES TOGETHER

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is committed to equity for all students and staff and to delivering the highest quality education through a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the students and communities it serves. The District seeks to be proactive in attracting Indigenous, Black and minoritized candidates. Applicants who may require accommodations at any point in the selection process are invited to contact us at hrcompetitions@ocdsb.ca