Supportive Child Care Worker

Supportive Childcare Worker                                      Competition #19-20-47

Term Full-Time (ASAP – January 2, 2020 with possibility of extension)

Salary: $23.55 per hour

Location: Haines Junction

Job Summary: Reporting to the Daycare Manager, the Supportive Child Care Worker is responsible for creating a caring, stimulating and enjoyable learning environment that meets the individual needs of young children, and for maintaining a safe and healthy physical environment. The Supportive Child Care Worker is an active team member within the Daycare, demonstrates superior program development and intervention skills, maintains effective working relationships with parents/caregivers, colleagues and allied professionals and adheres to childcare policies, regulations and to accepted and best practices. The position actively participates in ongoing program initiatives intended to integrate early learning with whole family learning, and early cultural and aboriginal language learning.

Education and Experience:  Early Childhood Education Certification, levels 2/3 preferred  Knowledge of early childhood development theory, principles and practices;  Experience in supporting children with special needs;  Ability to provide a supportive and caring environment for children;  Child supervision skills;  Experience working with children and delivering children’s programming specific to children’s needs;  Awareness of social issues affecting First Nations and non-First Nations children;  Knowledge of recreational, social and life skills, and parenting programming and activities relevant to First Nations and small northern communities;  Knowledge of disciplinary theories and practices for children;  Knowledge of CAFN history, culture, demographics, goals and aspirations.

Conditions of Employment: Valid First Aid Certificate Proof of TB Test and up-to-date immunization record Doctor’s note stating candidate is fit to work with children Clear Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Minimum Level 1 ECE

CAFN is an equal opportunity employer, however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Temporary Assignments may be considered. Please ensure you have supervisor approval before applying. For a complete job description please click Here or  the CAFN website at or contact below. **Job descriptions may be subject to change.

An eligibility list will be created from this posting. Deadline: 4:30 pm on October 25, 2019

Send current resumes and supporting documents to: Megan MacKellar Human Resources Officer Fax: (867) 634-7071 Phone: (867) 634-4200 ext. 245