HOURS: Full time Permanent
START DATE: September 2017
FUNCTION: Support the Supervisor to ensure the delivery of a quality program to children and families through adherence to the Child Care and Early Years Act 2014 (CCEYA), curriculum and program model expectations (Playing To Learn, Place To Connect, How Does Learning Happen) and follow YMCA policies and procedures. Act as primary contact in the absence of the Supervisor.
- Follow the guidelines/expectations of the CCEYA , Extended Day and Youth Development Programs as defined by the school board and YMCA Policy and Procedures
- Act as primary contact in the absence of the Supervisor
- Act as primary lead for curriculum group designates (i.e. Team Leads)
- Responsible for monthly processing of fees and updating waiting lists
- Responsible for inspections – playgrounds, health and safety, CCEYA, and curriculum reviews
- Assist in hiring, orientation and training of staff teams
- Assist in evaluation of staff performance and establishing action plans for staff and program
- Ensure a safe environment
- Ensure YMCA program standards, policies and procedures are maintained
- Monitor program statistics and registration.
- Completion of Community College degree/diploma ECE or equivalent
- 2 - 3 years of relevant experience
- Proven computer knowledge of Microsoft Office and 3-6 months experience in using Child Care data management systems
- RECE Membership required for qualified ECE candidates
- Familiar with the Child Care and Early Years Act 2014 (CCEYA)
- CPR and First Aid certification
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Driver’s license and vehicle required to travel to site locations
- Acceptable Police Check for Vulnerable Sector or willingness to obtain at own cost
Coaching and Development: Commits to assisting participants, volunteers, and staff to learn and grow personally and professionally.
Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner to support information sharing.
Concern for Health and Safety: Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction.
Leadership: Guides, motivates and inspires others to take action towards desired outcomes.
Problem Solving: Identifies an issue and works towards a solution.
Tolerance for Ambiguity: Functions effectively in situations of less than perfect or incomplete information.
NOTE: This position requires a commitment to the YMCA mission and core values, as well as a commitment to building developmental assets in children and adults
Applications are accepted electronically only. When applying, please quote posting number JP 85-2017, to:
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 9, 2017, noon
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.