POSITION: Care for Newcomer Children Worker (Level I)
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full Time Temporary (18 months)
LOCATION: Malton Campus – 7420 Airport Road Suite 104
REPORTING TO: Coordinator, Newcomer Information Centre
START DATE: August 20, 2018
END DATE: February 12, 2020
RATE: $38,258.88 per annum
HOURS: 35 hours per week; Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m – 4:30 p.m (some evenings & weekends as required)
SUMMARY: The Newcomer Information Centres (NICs) are walk-in information and referral centres funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and operated by the Centre for Education & Training. NICs provide settlement information and referral for the smooth transition of newcomers to life in Canada.
The Care for Newcomer Children Worker is responsible for delivering a high quality experience for children and their parents or legal guardians while consistently adhering to safety standards in the children’s area and to take the lead in providing CNC services and assuming responsibility for the operation of CNC sessions.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Follow the CNC requirements as set by CMAS
Provide parent or legal guardian orientation
Welcome and interact with newcomer children and their parents
Assess and register eligible children for the program
Provide information to newcomer parents or legal guardians, as needed for the settlement of their children
Plan and follow a written program of activities that suits the age, developmental needs and interests of each child as per CNC program philosophy
Inspect and monitor CNC operation according to program’s written policies and procedures
Maintain daily records, including attendance and registration forms; prepare CNC monthly reports
Work with the team members to create a positive environment
Ensure there are sufficient appropriate materials and equipment for the operations of CNC sessions
Develop a staffing plan that ensures ratios and qualifications are met according to requirements
May be required to set up the space and provide mobile CNC
Contribute to team cohesiveness and team building
Perform other related duties as required
Education- at least a one year diploma in a child development program or a related field from a recognized academic institution
Must be 18 years of age or above with minimum one year experience working in the child care field
CLB level 5 in speaking and level 4 in reading and writing
Current criminal record check in vulnerable sector (not older than 6 months)
Current First Aid and CPR certification
Current health assessment (not older than 3 months)
Current immunization record and proof of tuberculosis status
Understanding of the programming needs of children who drop in for care for short periods of time
Basic computer and data entry skills
Adaptable, flexible and able to work independently
Knowledge of French or a language other than English is an asset
Demonstrated experience in dealing with multicultural and disability issues
Please submit your covering letter and resume to Human Resource Department via Career section of TCET’s website: https://hr.tcet.com/TcetJobs.aspx
All external applicants please quote: 2018-QCIC-071 -2EXT in your application by August 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm.
Thank you in advance for your interest. We will only consider complete applications. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.
OUR AODA COMMITMENT: The Centre for Education & Training (TCET) is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, TCET will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring supervisor upon scheduling your interview.