Introduction

Early Childhood Educator

Early Childhood Educator

  • Full Time/Temps plein
  • Hamilton

Website Good Shepherd Centres

Good Shepherd Centers Hamilton, a ministry of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God,
strives to enhance the quality of life for all who seek assistance and support in our
community Staff members support clients/tenants to reach their personal goals and to
have a satisfying and meaningful life in the community. The Jeanne Scott Parent and
Child Resource Centre provides educational support services to young mothers while
their children receive childcare. A Full Time opportunity currently exists in the role of:
Lead Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)
Full Time Position
Contracts are September to June ongoing
In this role, you will work to make a difference in the lives of adolescent mothers and
their children living at Regina’s Place – Youth Services who are accessing the Jeanne
Scott Centre. Services to clients include planning and implementing interactive early
learning programs that are both parent/caregiver and child focused. Facilitate ongoing
parent/caregiver education. Act as a positive role model providing support to children,
families, students, staff and partners. Ensure the highest quality of child minding service
is being provided for all participants. Plan activities collaboratively with all staff, sharing
ideas and materials ensuring daily responsibilities are completed. Provide
parent/caregivers with current information and referrals regarding child development
and community resources. Positive and ongoing communication with team members
within the Good Shepherd Youth Services and Community Partners. Maintain current
first aid and CPR. Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager of Regina’s
Place and the Director of Good Shepherd Youth Services.

Qualifications:
• Early Childhood Education Diploma a must (Registered with the College)
• Previous experience working with children and families
• Ability to work collaboratively within a team or independently
• Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
• Knowledge of the early year’s system in Hamilton (ie. How does learning
happen?)
• Experience supporting students, volunteers…
• Ability to plan and implement parent/caregiver education and daily
programming for children 0-6
• Evidence of ongoing professional learning
• Valid drivers license
• Experience working in a leadership role
• Current first aid & CPR( Infants/toddlers/adults)
• Criminal Reference Check
• Fluency in French is considered an asset
Please reply with cover letter and resume quoting Job Posting YS-59-22 by October 26,
2022
Norma Joaquim, Director of Youth Services
Fax: 905-308-9354
Email: [email protected]
Good Shepherd is an equal opportunity employer operating within an anti-racist and
anti-oppression framework. We strive to establish workplaces that reflect and are
enhanced by the rich diversity of the community we serve.
Good Shepherd welcomes and encourages applications from all people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the
selection process.
Good Shepherd has a mandatory verification of COVID-19 vaccination policy. More
information on the full policy requirements and accommodation allowances will be
provided to those selected for an interview

To apply for this job email your details to njoaquim@gsch.ca

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