Child Care Educator - Teaching jobs in Malta - May 2023
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Child Care Educator

Healthmark , Central Malta

Expires in 14 days (14 Jun 2023)

Healthmark in Malta is currently looking to recruit Child Care Educators to join their team on a full/part-time basis.

Job Role:
The selected candidates are expected to carry out various duties. It is essential, that the candidates are in possession of MQF Level 4 (or equivalent) in Childcare which is recognised by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) or are following a course to achieve the same certification.

Job Description:
  • Supervises the children in an inclusive manner, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities 
  • Provides a service that respects children’s life experiences and celebrates diversity in terms of language, culture, ability, race and religion
  • Planning and organizing individual and group activities designed to facilitate the development of children's motor, cooperative and social skills, confidence and understanding
  • Promoting language development through storytelling, role play, songs, rhymes and informal conversations and discussions
  • Observing children in order to evaluate progress and detect signs of developmental, emotional or health-related problems
  • Takes responsibility for the observation, assessment, monitoring and recordkeeping of children’s learning and development using a variety of methods so that planning is backed by factual information
  • Communicates regularly with the parents and the Childcare coordinator, both verbally and through the handing over booklet
  • Carries out the necessary basic needs of all service users, which includes: changing nappies, potty training, and feeding (including preparing formulas)
  • Ensures that the dietary needs of service users are respected, both in the case of dietary conditions and cultural/religious traditions
  • Decorate living and caring spaces for children and check the safety of the facility.

Working in Partnership with Parents/Carers:
  • Inform parents about the running of the organisation. Introduce a programme of activities for children
  • Ensures a warm and welcoming approach to parents/carers who encourage their participation and involvement in the Centre’s activities
  • Develops positive relationships with parents/carers and is sensitive to their needs.

Knowledge, skills and experience:
  • Clean police conduct
  • Ideally, hold a certification in Basic First Aid and Paediatric First Aid Courses, as well as Food Handling
  • Experience working with children as a care worker or volunteer or student placement is desirable.

At Healthmark we strive to provide a best practice service, a service which although unique for every client must be compliant with the regulations and standards which in turn influence best practices in home and community-based care. At Healthmark we take our responsibilities very seriously. Particular care is taken to ensure compliance with the regulations and standards when we create our processes, policies, procedures, and associated working documents. We conduct regular unannounced audits on our services and indeed the staff, entrusted to deliver the service. We encourage and welcome client and client family feedback.

Full / Part time
Job Type
Entry (0-12 months), Intermediate (1-3 years), Experienced (3 years +)
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