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2021-101 | Early Childhood Educator (ECE) II

Requisition ID: 297061 

Position Number: [[cust_PCN]]

Posting End Date: Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Mount Carmel Clinic

Work Location: 886 Main Street

Department / Unit: Early Learning and Parenting Programs 

Posting Category: Non-Clinical 

Union: CUPE

FTE: 1.0 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings

Annual Base Hours: 1950


Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.


Position Summary


The Early Childhood Educator (ECE), as part of a team of ECEs and Child Care Assistants, is responsible for delivering impact-specific, age appropriate programming to the infants of the Mothering project program, using a current understanding of child development principles. The ECE assesses each child’s needs and plans and provides programming that promotes positive social, physical, emotional and cognitive development. The ECE fosters a clean and safe environment that encourages healthy interaction and learning.





  • ECE II or ECE III Classification from the Manitoba Child Care Program
  • Current Infant/Child First Aid and CPR Certificate


Skills, Expertise and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with/caring for children in a child care facility
  • Demonstrated understanding of child development theory and principles and ability to put that understanding into practice
  • Experience and understanding of harm reduction, pro-choice, social determinants of health, human rights, social development, population health equality and trauma informed, client centered practice
  • Experience supervising and engaging children throughout the day, during transition, individual and group activities and free and structured play
  • Ability to assess the development needs of individual children and groups of children and design and deliver programming to meet the assessed needs; adjust and modify program activities as needed
  • Ability to use a range of child development approaches, skills and techniques to optimize each child’s experience and opportunity to leave and develop
  • Experience taking active steps to identify and manage risks to ensure the safety of all children
  • Experience managing behavioral issues in accordance with established policies and practices
  • Experience documenting relevant information regarding children and families and record program information in accordance with applicable standards and policies


Critical Skills

Proven knowledge and ability in critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills


Focus on Results

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve goals and produce expected results/outcomes


Alignment with Organizational Values

Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values


Commitment to Reconciliation

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families



Proven ability to work within a team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness


MCC Philosophies

Strong knowledge, commitment and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work.



Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computers (e-mail, etc.)



Training/experience working with children with special needs

Training/experience in harm reduction, trauma informed care, knowledge and ability in relationship-building


All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.



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