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Lead Early Childhood Educator - Kennetcook District

Date: Sep 9, 2019

Competition#: CC#19-02-37
Position: Lead Early Childhood Educators
Family of Schools: Nova
Location(s): Kennetcook
Status: Regular Full-time
Percent of Time: 10 Months
Hours/day: 7
Hours/week: 35
Additional Info:  
Post Date: Monday, September 9, 2019
Close Date: Monday, September 16, 2019 at 4:00:00PM
Start Date: Monday, September 23, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development is implementing a Pre-Primary Program (an inclusive, high quality, play based early learning experience for pre-school age children) in stages across Nova Scotia.

Reporting to Pre-Primary Manager, the Lead Early Childhood Educator is an Early Childhood Educator working directly with children and is a member of the pre-primary program team that collaboratively ensures a supportive and secure environment for young children attending the program. ECEs work in accordance with the Nova Scotia Early Learning Curriculum Framework to create and maintain an engaging learning environment, one in which pre-primary children are encouraged to explore and create new knowledge through their experiences and social interactions with others. ECEs use evidence based best practices and professional judgment to ensure the environment is focused on the holistic development and overall well-being of the children.
Minimum Requirements
- A diploma (Level 2), or degree (Level 3) in early childhood education and care from a recognized institution;
- Two (2) years recent experience working with pre-school children;
- Current certification in First Aid/CPR – C; and,
- Previous experience in a leadership role in an early childhood development setting would be an asset.


Closing Notes
This is a bargaining unit position represented by the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union


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