Job Title:

Early Childhood Educator


Discovery Days Children's Centre


Kilbride, NL

Company: ELJ Holdings Ltd./Discovery Days Children’s Centre. Business Information: We are a licensed centre whose mission is to provide high quality child care services to families with children aged 18 to 155 months old. Business Address: 2 Stead Place, Kilbride, Newfoundland, A1G 1E7 Location of work: Same as above Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

  • Develop and implement childcare programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest, provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity
  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
  • Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or daycare consultants
  • Knowledge of Day Nurseries Act
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Knowledge of guidelines for challenging behaviour
  • Establish guidelines for behavior
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well being of children Bathe, diaper and feed infants and toddlers,
  • Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
  • Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child care programs before and after regular school hours
  • Help with housekeeping duties
  • Moving of furniture and equipment to develop appropriate playing and learning spaces for children
  • Lifting, carrying, holding, bending towards children to change them, help them, comfort them, and interacting with them, daily



  • Early Childhood Education bachelor’s degree or college diploma required
  • Child Care Services (AECENL) Certification Level 1 (with infant certification) or higher required


  • Experience an asset Valid first aid certificate is required
  • Certificate of conduct with vulnerable sector check is required (RNC -Royal Newfoundland Constabulary or local police check)
  • Immunization record is required

Salary: $14.00 to $15.50 per hour. Work day is 8.5 hours with 30 minutes unpaid rest time. Flexibility of schedule is required. Our hours of operation are 7:30 am-5:30pm, Monday to Friday.


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Fax to: 709-364-6097

Posted 2018-12-10

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