Care for Newcomer Children 1

Job city: 
Malton
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract

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)
BENEFITS: No

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

QUALIFICATIONS:
 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

TO APPLY:

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.

Preferred contact method: 
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