Early Childhood Educator(s) ID: 61930

Deadline Date: 2019/09/24 

Location: Biigtigong Nishnaabeg

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Early Childhood Educator(s)

Biigtigong Children & Family Learning Centre

nternal/External Posting 1 Permanent position & 1 contract position

Full Time-School Year 2019-2020

Posting Date: September 11, 2019

Closing Date: September 24, 2019 12:00 noon

Under the direction of the Director of Education & Children & Family Learning Center Supervisor, the Early Childhood Educator is responsible for the daily care of the children registered at the centre as well as the planning and implementation, of age appropriate programs to enhance the childrens cognitive, physical, social and emotional development. All duties and responsibilities will be in accordance with the Child Care and Early Years Act and program philosophy.

Although the current position is at the Children and Family Learning Centre; the successful candidate becomes an employee of the Education Department and work placement may change with notice (ie. Placement in an Early Childhood grade at the Elementary School)

Posting Date:
 Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Summary of Duties:
-Promote the philosophy and mandate of the Biigtigong Children and Family Learning Centre
-Maintain communication and establish a working relationship with community organizations, children, parents and elders
-Ensure that Band Members are well informed of the Children and Family Learning Centre through promotional activities, encouraging feedback from members
-Pursue personal professional development by attending relevant training workshops, seminars and meetings when required
-Works in consultation with the supervisor and other staff to provide age appropriate developmental programs to enhance the childrens cognitive, physical, social and emotional development
-Uses a variety of teaching techniques including modeling, observing, questioning, demonstrating and reinforcing
-Plan and provide a daily balance of active/quiet, indoor/outdoor and individual/group activities. Implements a schedule that incorporates child-directed activity, care routines and transition times
-Prepares activities, crafts, circles, etc.
-Provide Positive social experiences including sharing, cooperation, respect for others and self sufficiency
-Plans and carries out activities that encourage problem solving
-Plans and carry out developmentally appropriate activities and experiences in accordance with the program philosophy
-Design and develop a program curriculum as per the learning centre guidelines
-Learn and utilize Nishnaabeg tradition, language, culture and world view in the daily planning and care of the children of the centre
-Perform other duties as required
 Mandatory Qualifications:
A successful candidate must possess the following:
-A Secondary School Graduate Diploma (Grade 12)
-Post-Secondary Diploma in the Early Childhood Education
-Registered Member of College if Early Childhood Educators
-Clear Criminal Reference Check upon hire;
-Current First Aid & CPR.
-Experience working with First Nation Children and Families
 Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered & WILL automatically be screened out.
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
 Please forward a cover letter, resume and three professional references by email to recruitment@picriver.com -or- Line Schwantz – Human Resources / Payroll Coordinator Biigtigong Nishnaabeg P.O. Box 193 Heron Bay, Ontario POT 1RO

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Line Schwantz
Position Title:
 Human Resources/Payroll Officer
Company Name:
 Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
 PO Box 193
 Heron Bay
Postal Code:
 P0T 1R0
Web Address:

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