Early Childhood Educator Wanted - Before and After School Care Playworker

Child Care Advantage
Job Reference: 1453013

We are a staffing agency whose client, Calgary Child's Play is looking for a part time Playworker. This is a split shift position, working 7am-9am and 3pm-6pm with the option for more hours/straight through shift on PD days. Lead and support childrens indoor and outdoor free play with Calgary Child's Play Before and After School Programs. Programs are multidisciplinary, where science, art, cooking, gardening,ecology and play combine to create unique and memorable experiences for school age children. Calgary Child's Play is playwork inspired and believes childrens play must be freely chosen and personally driven.They work directly with school age children, fellow educator/playworkers, and school staff. Responsibilities: Lead and support children in multi-disciplinary activities Support child-led free play in accordance with the Playwork Principles Prepare activities and activity supplies Assist children in daily life activities and transitions Provide for the supervision and safety of the children Participate in staff training and daily/weekly reflections Qualifications: Current criminal record check with vulnerable sector First aid/CPR certification Comfort with working outdoors in various weather conditions, including rain, snow and heat Desire to mentor and support young children as unique individuals, meeting them where they are developmentally Willingness to attend workshops and courses to increase knowledge and stay current in your practice Strong communication skills Sensitivity and understanding towards the diverse individual and cultural needs of families Adequate energy level and ability to meet the physical demands of the job Please visit childcareadvantage.com to view full details and to apply. FREE REGISTRATION and lots of jobs to choose from!

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Job Type: Part Time

Location: Calgary, Alberta (AB)

Job Category: Child Care
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Post Date: 2017/10/01

Closing Date: 2018/01/21

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