Rate: $ 34.31
Locations: Westvale Child Care Centre, Waterloo
Reporting to the Executive Director of Jacob Hespeler Child Care and the Jacob Hespeler Child Care Centre Board of Directors. The Supervisor ensures that the development and management of the procedures and policy decisions of the Board of Directors are carried out and maintained at the Centre level. They will exhibit professional attitudes and behaviors. They will act as the representative of JHCCC in their interactions with staff, parents, and children. They will ensure a physically safe and emotionally supportive environment that shows sensitivity to the individual needs of the children in all aspects of their development, as well as the needs of the staff and parents. They will ensure the financial viability of the program/agency. The successful applicant will provide pedagogical support and leadership to the Jacob Hespeler Child Care Center programs by supporting our staff’s professional practice and their professional judgments that are central to their role in facilitating children’s learning. To actively support staff as they uphold the Jacob Hespeler Child Care Centres mission and philosophy.
Ensuring that the program meets all legal requirements.
Ensure that operational policies established by the Board of Directors are implemented.
Ensure that the curriculum meets policies established by the Board of Directors.
Ensure on-going supervision of staff.
Ensure accurate financial information is available to the Executive Director
Promote the program in the community
Hire Staff for program
Maintain a working and balanced budget
Hold staff meetings and parent information events and conduct staff evaluations.
Fill staff positions with supply when they are off from work.
Other duties as assigned.
•E.C.E. Diploma or Degree or equivalent as approved by the Ministry of Education (as per employee agreement)
•Registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators
•Valid Standard First Aid & CPR Certificate
•Ability to obtain and hold a Vulnerable Sector Police Check
•Extensive experience in licensed childcare programs and activities, including knowledge of policies and procedures related to the operation of a childcare centre; child guidance techniques for healthy children as well as children with physical or developmental challenges, child development; standard methods of behavioral observation.
•Four years related experience in the Child Care Field.
•Ability to communicate effectively with staff and the public.
•Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, CEYE, Act, the Child and Family Services Act, Human Rights Act, Labour Relations Act, College of ECE’s Code and Standards, Canada Food Guide, and the ability to meet the specifications of these Acts and any other regulations that apply to this work.
•Working knowledge of Microsoft word, excel, quickbooks, zoom and other technology
•Good organizational and time management skills. Ability to set priorities and complete assigned duties with minimal supervision.
•Certification through the Association of Early Childhood Educators, Ontario
*Proof of valid driver’s license, insurance, produce an acceptable driver’s abstract and access to a reliable vehicle. Some driving required.
NATURE AND IMPACT OF ERROR:
Wrong disciplinary procedure used by incumbent with respect to staff and children will impact negatively on the services offered by the organization, and result in reduced patronage, bad publicity, and a lawsuit against Jacob Hespeler Child Care.
Financial mismanagement will impact on the organization's ability to provide services and result in a possible lawsuit against Jacob Hespeler Child Care.
Improper administration of medication could cause serious illness, injury, or death.
Injury to a child, lack of supervision or releasing a child to an unauthorized person could result in embarrassment and a lawsuit against Jacob Hespeler Child Care and incumbent.
Failure to properly lock the centre would result in property loss or damage.
Failure to follow standards of the CEYE, Act and College of ECE’s Code of Standards could result in loss of operating license for organization.
Release of confidential information to unauthorized person could result in embarrassment to Jacob Hespeler Child Care and loss of job.
Neglected care of equipment could cause injury to children or staff.
Colleen Lehnen ~ Executive Director
JHCCC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.