Who are we?
Parkgate Society is a registered, not-for-profit charitable society that provides programs and services to our friends and neighbours at Parkgate Community Centre and satellite locations east of the Seymour River. Parkgate Society was built by the community to serve the community and our team works in partnership with more than 350 volunteers to develop and deliver responsive programming that meets community needs. With more than 90 people on staff over the course of the year, we are a diverse and welcoming team committed to making this a great place to work, play and live. We value innovation, teamwork, excellence, collaboration, inclusiveness and accountability and we pride ourselves on being driven, inspired and supported by community.
What’s the job?
We are looking for the right person to fill the role of ECE – FLOATER in the Parkgate Child and Family Centre. The ECE Floater will work mostly in our Infant/Toddler and 3-5 programs, and may occasionally work in our School Age Care programs. This creative, collaborative, enthusiastic team player will work with our amazing team to fulfill our mission to live life better. We are on the hunt for someone who loves community and has a passion for working with families with young children. Start and end times for shifts will be staggered between 7:00am and 6:00pm on certain days in order to accommodate programming needs. On rare occasions a split shift may be scheduled.
What will you get to do?
Our ECE Floater will share in the responsibility for:
Planning, preparing and implementing age-appropriate activities that meet
individual and group needs of children.
Ensuring a positive learning environment that encourages creativity and
promotes each child’s social, emotional, cognitive and physical development.
Ensuring a healthy and safe environment for children and their families
Maintaining open, positive communication with families
Maintaining effective and cooperative teamwork and communication with
Ensuring that the program always operate in compliance with child
care licensing regulations.
Ensuring that current COVID-19 policies are followed.
Engaging in positive collaboration with other programs and Early Childhood
Who are we looking for?
Here’s what you bring to our awesome team:
A valid Early Childhood Educator Certificate (minimum)
An Infant/Toddler Certificate is desirable (or enrolled in Infant/Toddler
A current child safe first aid certificate
A current food safe certificate is an asset.
A minimum of three months previous work experience in a licensed child
Strong interpersonal communication (both written & verbal) skills.
Demonstrated teamwork and a passion to learn.
Flexibility, creativity and a generous spirit
Strong understanding of child growth and development
$23.50 – $24.00 per hour (incl. ECE WE Initiative) dependent on qualifications
This full-time position is eligible for our medical/dental and extended health
benefit package. We also offer professional development funds to support
Please forward your resume and cover letter by email with heading Early Childhood
Educator – FLOATER to: [email protected]
We thank all interested candidates for applying; however, we will only be contacting