Are you searching for a workplace that offers you the opportunity to make a positive difference? A workplace community that embraces and celebrates individuality and where you feel that you belong?
If so, the YMCA of Oakville is the place for you! We are looking for motivated, values driven enthusiastic, team players to join our growing Child Care team.
Nature and Scope The YMCA of Oakville is the largest not-for-profit Child Care provider in Oakville. We offer high-quality Infant, Toddler and Preschool Child Care programs for children ages 6 weeks to 3.
8 years at 10 locations across Oakville. Our Early Childhood Educators are essential to the success of our programs and make a positive impact every day in the lives of the children in our care.
We are committed to providing staff with professional development and training opportunities to support them with implementing our YMCA Playing to Learn and YMCA A Place to Connect curriculum.
The successful candidate would have a strong understanding of child development and passionate about helping young children learn, develop and have fun.
Location Various YMCA of Oakville Child Care Centers Work Schedule Monday to Friday, rotational shifts must be available from 7 : 00 am 6 : 00 pm (42.
5 hours / week), Full Time Salary & Benefits
Competitive pay rate $20.43 per hour (inclusive of provincial and federal grant)
Comprehensive health, dental and other employee benefits
Staff Membership to YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics facility
Opportunities for career growth and professional development Responsibilities
Effective implementation of the nationally recognized YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum
Create warm, welcoming environments and ensure the safety of children enrolled in the program through direct supervision, attendance protocols, and age appropriate programming
Ensures positive, professional communication with families on an ongoing basis
Assist with children’s meals and snacks including set up and clean up
Comply with the Child Care Early Years Act, YMCA Policies and the YMCA Child Protection Policy Qualifications
College Diploma or University Degree in Early Childhood Education, and certified through the College of Early Childhood Educators (RECE)
Experience working with toddlers and families
Passion for planning and facilitating high quality play-based experiences for children
Effective written and verbal communication skills
A flexible, collaborative team player with a strong work ethic
Commitment to working in a socially inclusive environment responding with sensitivity and personal awareness to the diverse needs of members including visible and non-visible dimensions of diversity
Valid Standard First Aid with CPR C prior to first day of work
Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening This position requires the following Association Core Competencies : Quality Focus, Relationship Building and Collaboration, Communication, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity and Trust, and Commitment to Organization Mission, Vision and Values.