Early Childhood Educator

  • Longlac
  • May 21, 2021
  • Salary/Pay: TBN (based on skill & experience)

Thunderbird Child and Family Care Centre

Thunderbird Child & Family Care Centre
153 Kenogami Rd – Longlac, ON
Tel: (807)854-1060
Fax: (807)854-0861
Email: karen.stephenson@thunderbirdfriendshipcentre.ca
Registered Early Childhood Educator – Full-Time – Longlac

The Thunderbird Family Care Centre is currently accepting resumes for a full-time Early
Childhood Educator in our Longlac office. The Thunderbird Family Care Centre is a place where
parents, caregivers and children build strong relationships with each other and connect with
other families and professionals. We offer a variety of programs and services that meet the
unique needs of children and families in an inclusive environment. We provide resources and
workshops with up-to-date information for all stages of your family life, from preconception and
prenatal care, to nutrition, and supporting children within their family and community.

Qualifications:
 Early Childhood Education Diploma and Member in good standing with the College of Early
Childhood Educators; or in the process of obtaining.
 Knowledge of “How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years” would
be an asset.
 Knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history.
 Experience working with children and their families.
 Experience in a family resource program would be an asset.
 Extensive knowledge of child development and developmentally appropriate practice.
 Excellent communication, facilitation skills and experience working with diverse groups.
 Ability to work independently and/or as a member of a team.
 Must have a Criminal Reference check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening completed
and approved prior to the commencement of employment.
 Standard First Aid and CPR.
 Must possess a valid class “G” driver’s license, and access to a reliable vehicle.

Responsibilities:
 Deliver the Core services through developmental program planning.
 Implement/complete all pertinent data, statistics, gathering and other relevant procedures.
 Participate as an effective team member through fostering a culture of trust and integrity that
promotes collaboration, team work and reflection.
 Participate with the children, caregivers and families in a positive and supportive manner.
 Refer families to appropriate community services and resources based on their needs.
 Facilitate or organize both child and parent education workshops.
 Support and work as part of a staff/volunteer team.
 Create an environment that welcomes families into the space, invite their perspectives and
provide opportunities for families to participate in a meaningful way.
 Encourage and model appropriate and positive behaviors among participants, aiding in
conflict resolution, engaging families and facilitating interaction between parents and their
children.
 Assist and participate in community activities which promote our organization and the
importance of early years.
 Maintain a safe, diverse and stimulating physical environment within the centre.
 Participate in training and adhere to the Policies and Procedures as established by the
Thunderbird Friendship Centre.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and the names of three
references with candidate’s written permission to contact the provided references in a sealed
marked envelope by Friday, May 21, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. to the attention of Karen Stephenson,
Executive Director, P.O. Box 430, Geraldton, ON, P0T 1M0.

We appreciate your interest; however,
only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Upload your resume or any other relevant files.

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