Early Childhood Educator Wanted - Before and After School Care Playworker
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.
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
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!