Care for Newcomer Children/Childminding Staff – Term Position

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The CNC (Care for Newcomer Children)/Childminding staff provides quality care, with a child-centered approach and ensuring health and safety, to children participating in GGP’s CNC programs. These long-term and short-term CNC programs support clients, parents, and families participating in our LINC, SAFE, and other programs and those accessing services within GGP.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides experiences that meet the development needs of the children and the standards and requirements of the CNC program and that of the Childminding Monitoring, Advisory and Support (CMAS) organization
  • Plans and implements activities for the children, whether onsite or online, that meet development milestones and settlement goals
  • Assesses the skills, abilities, interests, and needs of children to help inform program planning
  • Ensures there are sufficient appropriate materials and equipment for the operation of sessions; purchases materials and supplies as needed
  • Inspects CNC space for safety issues and seeks corrective action according to procedures
  • Helps maintain records, including a daily record, attendance forms, registration forms, child information and profile forms, and session management forms
  • Informs the CNC Team Lead and Language Services Manager of emerging issues and helps resolve them
  • When needed, supports the children’s parents and families with other needs and settlement in the community
  • Keeps current with relevant program information to respond accurately to client, staff, and community inquiries
  • Works with team members, including LINC, SAFE, and other GGP staff, to create a positive experience and environment within the program

 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum one-year diploma in a child development program or a related field from a recognized institution
  • Experience working in a daycare, children’s program, or with young children
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • 2 years of experience working in the childcare field

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