Manitoba Metis Federation

MANITOBA METIS FEDERATION INC.

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR

September 8, 2021

Posting #21-004-14

The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is the official democratic and self-governing representative for the Metis Nation’s Manitoba Metis Community. The Manitoba Metis are Canada’s Negotiating Partners in Confederation and the Founders of the Province of Manitoba.

The MMF seeks to fill multiple full-time Early Childhood Educator (II/III) positions within our St. Eustache Childcare Centre (located at 10 Allarie St in St. Eustache, MB) and Michif Children’s Place Childcare Centre (located at 525 Main St South in Dauphin, MB). The Early Childhood Educator’s primary responsibility is the care and education of children, as well as assisting in delivering Metis-specific programming and curriculum.

Job Duties/Competencies:

  • Maintain a learning environment that is positive, relaxed, pleasant, nurturing, and supports Métis specific curriculum;
  • Establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment;
  • Develop opportunities for children to become stewards of the local environment;
  • Support children’s attempts to resolve their problems and differences with others;
  • Encourage children to express their feelings and assert their rights in socially acceptable ways;
  • Respond to incidents and handle emergencies appropriately if they occur;
  • Maintain program equipment and assist in light housekeeping and cooking duties;
  • Attend monthly staff meetings to discuss the progress and challenges of children and center and other discussions as necessary.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • ECE II/III Diploma or other recognized training by MB ELCC;
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as an Early Childhood Educator or relevant role with demonstrated ability to deliver programs and services;
  • Experience working with children with additional support needs;
  • Knowledge and ability to implement effective positive guidance techniques, using the Circle of Security Approach;
  • Valid 1st Aid/CPR Certification;
  • Circle of Security Certificate an asset;
  • Clear Child Abuse Registry Check;
  • Knowledge of Métis culture, heritage, and language an asset; and,
  • Ability to travel, valid Manitoba Driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including; health, dental, vision, pension and vacation.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, referencing the job posting number by Wednesday, September 22, 2021.

The MMF requires a satisfactory criminal record check prior to commencement of employment. The MMF will accept existing criminal record checks if dated within 3 months of your start date. Obtaining this document is not a guarantee of employment.

Preference will be given to qualified Metis applicants and they are encouraged to self-identify on their cover letter. The MMF encourages internal applicants to apply for career opportunities within our Government.

MMF Human Resources Department

300-150 Henry Ave

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0J7

Email to: jobs@mmf.mb.ca

Fax to (204) 947-1816

All our job postings can be found at: www.mmf.mb.ca.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@mmf.mb.ca

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