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Child Caregiver – Private Home needed in Canada by Michael Mariano

Child Caregivers take care of children in the absence of their parents or family members and are responsible for overseeing emotional and social development, teaching social manners, preparing meals and feeding children, helping with personal hygiene, supervising play activities, and maintaining a safe and clean environment. A successful Child Caregiver resume should emphasize child care experience, a good level of physical fitness, a warm personality, and observation spirit. A high school diploma and basic early childhood training are commonly seen on Child Caregiver example resumes.

Job details

  •  Location: Langley, BC
  •  Salary$15.20HOUR hourly for 30 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Other Benefits
  •  vacancies: 1 vacancy

We are looking for a compassionate, patient child caregiver to join our daycare and help us to provide a safe “home-away-from-home” for our children. The responsibilities of the child-caregiver include creating an enriching learning environment and looking after the basic needs of the children under their care.

To be a successful Child Caregiver, you should be patient, enthusiastic, and fun-loving. Ultimately, a top-notch child caregiver loves working with children and is passionate about child development and care.

Child Caregiver Responsibilities:

  • Planning, implementing, and supervising structured, educational group activities.
  • Preparing, organizing, and supervising mealtimes and snacks with nutritional food selections.
  • Planning and supervising balanced routines that include physical activities, rest, and playtime.
  • Providing responsible care and maintaining all safety standards.
  • Ensuring a safe, sanitary, and orderly environment.
  • Maintaining professional and positive relationships with parents, children, and staff.
  • Notifying supervisors and parents of any signs of emotional or developmental issues.
  • Providing structure and accountability that is firm but compassionate.
  • Assisting children in the bathroom or with diapering tasks as needed.
  • Encouraging children to participate in all activities.

Child Caregiver Requirements:

  • A high school diploma or GED.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in early childcare or early childhood development is advantageous.
  • Up-to-date first aid and CPR certifications.
  • Ability to pass background checks and drug tests.
  • A minimum of 1 year’s experience in a professional childcare environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of childhood development.
  • Physical fitness and the ability to perform tasks such as sitting on the floor, bending, and lifting children.
  • Creativity and a willingness to sing, dance, and be silly and fun-loving with children.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, professionalism, and patience.
  • Exceptional listening skills, compassion, and the ability to remain calm at all times.

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
or equivalent experience

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Specific Skills
Tend to emotional well-being of children
Supervise and care for children
Sterilize bottles, prepare formulas and change diapers for infants
Prepare and serve nutritious meals
Organize, activities such as games and outings for children
Maintain a safe and healthy environment in the home
Keep records of daily activities and health information regarding children
Instruct children in personal hygiene and social development
Discipline children according to the methods requested by the parents
Bathe, dress and feed infants and children
Prepare infants and children for rest periods
Help children with homework
Children’s Ages
School age (6 – 12 years)
Infant (3 months – 11 months)
Kindergarten age (4 – 5 years)
Additional Skills
Assume full responsibility for household in absence of parents
Work Setting
Employer’s home
Target Audience
Supervise and care for multi-aged group of children
Security and Safety
Criminal record check; Reference required;
Work Site Environment
Non-smoking; Scent free;
Transportation/Travel Information
Public transportation is available;
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Handling heavy loads;
Work Location Information
Work in employer’s/client’s home;
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Client focus; Judgement; Reliability; Organized;

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Students

How to apply

By email

fiacaelamari@gmail.com

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include when submitting your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Letter of recommendation
This job posting includes screening questions. Please answer the following questions when applying:
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

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