RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRAD: Certified Day Care Worker

  • Location: East Hants
  • Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Opportunity Certified Day Care Worker Sipekne’katik First Nation Closing date: Open Until Position is Filled

General Description:

Under the direction of the Daycare Manager, this position is responsible for providing a safe and caring environment for children, ages one to four, in a daycare setting.


• Provide literacy programming for children including such activities as music and singing, story reading lessons, season-appropriate craft activities, games, and physical movement activities.

• Create a positive and warm environment so children may feel free to express themselves and choose activities suitable to their age and abilities.

• Engage the children in the Mi’kmaq language to support them in learning Mi’kmaq and also support first language learning.

• Teach and practice nutrition as provided by Supervisor.

• Maintain contact with parents, or guardians, through informal meetings as well as scheduling conferences to discuss each child’s progress and needs with Supervisor.

• Maintain records of each child’s program and suggest ways in which parents can stimulate their child’s learning and development from home.

• Maintain a tidy and clean play and work area as directed by Supervisor.

• Notify the Supervisor of any escalating issues or concerns. • Other related duties as determined by the Supervisor.


• Grade 12 and post-secondary education in a related field, along with one year of related experience working with the public.

• An Early Childhood Education Certification Level 1 and 11 is preferred, or willing to obtain.

• Demonstrated genuine interest in working with children, including children with special needs.

• Preference will be given to applicants from a Mi’kmaq First Nations Community.

• An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

• A criminal record check and Child Abuse Registry are required.


Starting salary based on certification. This position comes with a variety of benefits including health, dental, disability and life insurance, employee & family assistance program and employer pension plan.

Please apply with a resume, cover letter and criminal records check to: Human Resource Manager Email Mail/drop off: 522 Church Street, Indian Brook, NS B0N 1H0