I am currently residing in Ottawa (Gloucester), Ontario.
I am an internationally educated teacher (Bachelor (Honours) degree) and a certified child care provider (ECE). 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.
Have a competent understanding of written and oral English, as well as have basic (intermediate) knowledge of French. I am a native speaker of Russian and 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 April 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.
Credential ID: 121478
BA in Education, Teaching Foreign Languages (English, French), Zaporozhye National University, Ukraine:
Degrees awarded: Bachelor of Arts (2002), Specialist in the English language and literature, French (Diploma University (1999 – 2004). Thesis defended with “Excellent” mark.
Qualification: philologist, teacher of the English language and literature (French) at colleges, technical colleges, secondary schools, lyceums, gymnasiums, vocational schools; linguist, translator, aide, methodic / course assistant, research associate.