I am currently residing in Ottawa (Gloucester), Ontario.
I am an internationally educated teacher (Bachelor (Honours) degree) and a certified early childhood educator (ECE) in Canada. I successfully completed ELCC Diploma Program with Honours (Early Learning and Child Care) and became a certified Child Development Supervisor (Ontario RECE certification) in June 2020. All Field Practicums were completed with Excellence.
This Program prepared me to work in a supervisory capacity in children's programs at the early childhood level (ages 0-12) in Ontario (as a Registered Early Childhood Educator). I also upgraded and improved my professional skills.
Have supervisory and customer care experience, as well as a solid understanding of Child Development (developmental psychology), can assume responsibility for the daily routine tasks, menu planning on a day to day basis. Have more than 6 years of child care experience and can provide tailored care for children of all ages. Yet I am infant care qualified and willing to provide care for newborns, exceptional children as well. Plus, I have experience working as a Head (Lead) Teacher at Montessori daycare (school) in Canada and abroad. Have good working knowledge of Montessori environment, terms, materials and practices: I enjoy creating a true learning environment and experience, comfort, safety for children in order for them to develop at their own pace. I can ensure their care and can offer a variety of learning opportunities.
I completed a number of online courses in Psychology through UK Universities. I also earned credits after successfully completing the accredited course and can provide an excellent reference from my University tutor.
I speak English fluently, as well as have intermediate knowledge of French. I am a native speaker of Ukrainian.
Can demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication (both oral and written) and organizational skills, as well as the ability to exercise good judgment, show initiative and be proactive.
I can provide an up-to date criminal record check, First Aid with level C CPR & AED certification, Food Handler's Certification and Food Allergy Canada training program certificate in "Anaphylaxis in Child Care Settings.
Dates: from June 2020 to September 2022
Home child care provider (full-time / part-time)
private household - Westboro, Ottawa, ON; Sandy Hill, ON.
I fulfilled a variety of child care worker responsibilities in a private household on a daily basis:
provided care for a toddler when parents and/or other family members were unavailable;
oversaw play: engaged a child in play and developmentally appropriate activities;
provided everyday interest-based child learning opportunities;
attended to child's basic needs: bathing, dressing, feeding, preparing meals (organizing mealtimes);
monitored the safety of a child in a home environment at all times;
helped a child keep good hygiene;
ensured comfort of a child at all times;
educated a child (reading - story time, outdoor and indoor play; developing and encouraging child's interests, passions);
performed other daily routine tasks related to child's and parental needs.
Dates: from February 2019 to June 2020
Montessori Assistant Teacher (professional paid full-time employment)
Westboro Montessori School - Ottawa, ON
I assisted a Head Teacher with a number of tasks while applying a Montessori educational approach, as well as was responsible for providing a prepared Montessori environment to ensure children are engaged in all the activities every day. I also made observations as for the use of materials in the Toddler classroom, as well as applied Montessori practices (philosophy) at work to create long-lasting learning experiences.
Resume is available on request.
Certificate with Honors: IBI (Intensive Behavioural Intervention/Progressive Behavioral Therapy) Certificate, College of Health Studies (Brampton, Ontario)
- other academic references are available.
Alberta and Ontario Child Care Certification: Level 3: Child Development Worker (). Field practicums completed with excellence.
Certificate of Training in AODA: Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (Dec 1 2020 - Dec 2022), NORCAT ID: 831792;
Certificate of Training in Workplace Violence and Harassment (Dec 2 2020 - Dec 2 2022), NORCAT ID: 831792.
Dates: February 2018 to June 2020
Early Learning and Child Care Diploma Program, Child Care Certification (RECE), online;
Portage College, Alberta - Ottawa, ON
RECE, Certificate of Registration
August 2020 to Present
Issued by the College of Early Childhood Educators/L’Ordre des éducatrices et des éducateurs de la petite enfance, Toronto, Ontario.
BA in Education, Teaching Foreign Languages (English, French), Ukraine:
Degrees awarded: Bachelor of Arts (2002), Specialist in the English language and literature, French (Diploma University (1999 – 2004).