Child Minding Attendant
Expiry Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Posting ID: 30017 Child Minding Attendant Casual – Must be able to work evenings and/or weekends (as required)
Department: Recreation and Community Development
Reports To: Child Minding Supervisor Classification Level: $16.56 - $19.87/hour
Working Conditions: • Extensive contact working with preschool to school aged children • Comfortable with leading activities, reading to children, diaper changes, supervision • Ability to walk, stand and sit on the floor. Must be able to talk and hear well. Good vision is imperative. Kneeling, crouching or crawling is required occasionally.
Duties and Responsibilities: • Being actively engaged in the safety, well-being and development of the participants in programs • Attend to children’s physical and emotional needs • Maintain program participant discipline • Train and provide leadership to volunteers • Daily disinfecting, cleaning and organizing of toys, equipment and surfaces
Education & Experience: • Minimum 18 YOA and High School graduate • Red Cross Standard First Aid or equivalent • Minimum 3 months direct leadership and supervision of children under 8 years old
Knowledge: • Knowledge of age appropriate dialogue, games, activities and songs appropriate for children under 8 years old • Techniques for interactions with upset children Skills & Abilities: • Possess exceptional multi-tasking skills, time management skills and prioritization • Effective skills in communicating with co-workers, supervisors, participants and patrons • Ability to work independently and as a team member • Exceptional ability in written and oral communications • Able to pass a Criminal Record Check - Vulnerable Sector & Child Intervention Check
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Please send your cover letter and resume, quoting posting number 30017.
To apply for this position, visit our website at: www.leduc.ca/jobs Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.