Spirit Omega Inc.

Indigenous Child Care Educator

Spirit Omega - Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Full Time

Indigenous Childcare Educator, Longview Area, AB

Make a difference to Indigenous children

Do you enjoy helping people improve their quality of life? If so, then we have the job that will leave you feeling you’ve made a difference at the end of your workday. Our client is looking for childcare workers to work with Indigenous children. Our client’s organization aims to provide culturally appropriate community childcare. 

As a key member of our client’s team, you’d be tasked with ensuring programming is developed, maintained, and delivered according to the contract and standards that our client follows. To ensure continued funding for our client, you must be able to maintain accurate records and reporting for the programs you are assigned. Experience working with aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) is a MUST is to assist  Indigenous children through cultural programming at the centre.

 

If you’re looking for rewarding, meaningful employment where you can make a difference every day, we encourage you to apply now. 

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the daily activities of the children
  • Lead children into activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs, preparing craft materials and demonstrating their use.
  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits.
  • Discuss progress or problems of children to parents and other staff members
  • Attend meetings to develop and discuss new teaching methods
  • Prepare and serve snacks
  • Submit written observation of children to supervisor
  • Assist supervisor in keeping records
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping duties
  • Work closely with children and maintain a healthy environment for them
  • Other related duties as required or assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Level 1 Child Care Certification required (level 2 is an asset)
  • Awareness of Indigenous culture, history, and issues affecting Indigenous children (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) 
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) is an asset
  • Clear Criminal record check 
  • Clear Vulnerability sector check
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certification  
  • Previous experience in working with children
  • Must have the ability to evaluate children’s developmental stages
  • Must be creative, resourceful, patient, reliable and have a positive attitude in working with children
  • Able to complete written reports
  • Fluency in an Indigenous Language is considered an asset
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required
  • Must have good communication skills.

 

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