Division: Licensing and Compliance Review Unit
Job Term: 1 Temporary
Job Code: 5516 - Program Adv, Early Childhood Ed
Salary: $62,615.76 - $76,786.20 Per Year* *Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status: Open Targeted
Job ID: 98903
The Ministry of Education's Early Years Division supports the provision of quality child care programs in safe and stimulating environments. We are seeking a candidate with experience, skills and knowledge in child development and learning who can apply this knowledge, together with their analytical and problem solving skills, with good judgment in assessing compliance with legislative requirements and supporting operators to achieve compliance. The successful candidate must have a strong customer service orientation supported by excellent collaboration and communication skills to balance their responsibility for operator accountability with support.
What can I expect to do in this role?
As a Program Advisor for licensing and compliance, you will:
• conduct site visits to inspect and to determine compliance with legislative requirements and ministry policy
• identify and address immediate health and safety issues
• analyze licensing issues, make recommendations for corrective action and best practices to enhance the quality of care where appropriate
• liaise with agencies and stakeholders
• follow-up on complaints and facilitate issues resolution
• participate in enforcement action, where applicable
• participate on projects and project committees
How do I qualify?
• You have the ability to travel on a regular basis throughout the service area.
• knowledge of principles and practices of child learning and development
• ability to interpret and apply the Child Care and Early Years Act and other relevant legislation and regulations to conduct site visits, prepare licensing documentation and participate in operational reviews of agencies
• an understanding of programming requirements in a day care setting
• the ability to assess the effectiveness of programs and compliance with accepted practices
• knowledge of budgeting processes in order to review agency budgets
• knowledge of programming and services available to families in the community
Analytical and problem-solving skills:
• the ability to assess the services being provided
• the ability to make recommendations on new programs
Communication and computer skills:
• effective oral and written communication skills
• the ability to work well with others and can present information to stakeholders
• proficiency in computer software and databases (e.g. email, word-processing, spreadsheets) and have the ability to use portable automated technology to conduct on-site inspections
- 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 217 York St, London, West Region, General Screening Requirement
Category: Customer and Client Services
Posted on: Friday, October 21, 2016
- In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.
- You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)
- A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, November 4, 2016 11:59 pm EDT.
Late applications will not be accepted. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.
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