START DATE: Immediately (Flexible) HOURS: Full & Part Time
(Before & After School)
Are you an experienced Early Childhood Educator? Do you have a passion to provide quality programs and education to children & youth? Do you want to grow and learn as you continue your career?
If this is you, join our team and make an impact in the life of a child.
The YMCAs of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo is one of the community’s largest non-profit organizations. Last year alone we touched the lives of nearly 100,000 people across Waterloo Region connecting them to each other, their health, and their potential. For over 25 years YMCA Child Care has been a leader in delivering quality licensed Child Care in our community.
We believe connected communities are thriving, healthy, and strong. We have the assets to affect positive social change and we know that Child Care is a foundation of our work. That’s where you come in.
What you will do…
You will be part of a vibrant Child Care community creating a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment for children and youth to learn and grow. This will be achieved through your planning & implementation of a consistent child-centered program in accordance with YMCA curriculums Playing to Learn and A Place To Connect. You will participate in and apply knowledge from research to children’s learning all while developing strong relationships with families and peers.
What you will bring…
Ideally, you will have completed a Community College ECE diploma program or an equivalent program (i.e. Recreation & Leisure, Child & Youth Worker, Ontario College of Teachers) and have experience implementing child-centered programs. You will have a commitment to working in a socially inclusive environment responding with sensitivity and personal awareness to diverse needs. You will have well-developed interpersonal and relationship building skills with the ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with children, families, educators and community partners.
What you will gain…
You will join a dynamic team and an organization that has massive impact across our community. You will be joining a local organization but you’ll also be part of a global movement. Your work will have impact and the community we all call home will be a little better every day because of you.
If you are interested in joining our team, send your CV by Friday November 13th.
When applying, please quote posting number JP 214-2017, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The YMCAs of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace, welcoming applications from all qualified persons. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation need known to the YMCA. The YMCAs comply with the Employment Standards Act, Pay Equity Legislation and privacy laws. In keeping with privacy laws, we are committed to protecting personal information by following responsible information handling practices. For more information on the YMCAs commitment to privacy, please visit our web site at www.ymcacambridgekw.ca. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.