LINC Childminder

Job city: 
Brampton
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 3:30pm

Purpose:

Muslim Community Services (MCS) is a group of diverse professionals dedicated to enhancing newcomer community engagement. Our agency was established in 1987 as a non-profit organization to serve and work with newcomers to facilitate their settlement and integration into Canada. We offer a wide range of services and learning opportunities to connect newcomers to a better future in the ever changing Canadian society. Your position as LINC Childminder will be to support the LINC program by providing quality childcare to children from 6 months to 9 years from diverse backgrounds.

Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that the services are provided in a professional & efficient manner in accordance with the goals of the program and the requirements of National LINC Childminding Requirements
  • To provide opportunities for participant’s children through the media of art, dramatic play, reading stories, music and creative child development
  • To maintain supplies and equipment including purchasing supplies for children
  • To manage a good housekeeping for childminding area
  • To maintain a safe and healthy environments
  • To design and implement specialized age and topic specific programs to promote the optimal early learning development of children
  • To ensure that the atmosphere is welcoming to parents, guardians and caregivers
  • To ensure that early learning activities are age appropriate, challenging and enjoyable for children
  • To maintain up-to-date records of children’s developments, interests, strengths, needs, skills, etc.
  • To participate in professional development and attend staff meetings as required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Reports to Executive Director or his/her designate

Qualifications:

  • University Degree or College Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Registration with the College of Early Childhood Educator (CECE)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with children from 6 months to 9 years of age and their parents
  • Experience working within a setting with people from diverse backgrounds, situations and needs
  • Experience with families with children and their special needs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Creative and able to plan and implement age appropriate activities
  • Ability and experience in Reading Circle/Story Time 1:1 or group
  • Computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Internet and the knowledge of children educational software (s)
  • Fluent in English. Second language is a definite asset
  • Valid First Aid and CPR Certificate, TB test and up-to-date immunization records
  • Police Record Check for Vulnerable Sector is required as part of hiring process
  • Must have own transportation and a valid driver’s license for job related travel
  • Immediate availability is an asset.

Position Type: Full Time Contract
Working Hours: 35 per week
Location: Peel Region

How to apply:

Please send your application to:

Muslim Community Services

E-mail: hr@bmccentre.org

Thank you to all applicants for their interest in this position however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.