CHILD CARE SUPERVISOR
Type of Employment: Permanent, full-time
Starting Wage Range: $21.00-$26.75 based on experience & education
Close Date: January 5th, 2023
We are seeking a driven, passionate individual to join our management team as the full-time permanent Site Supervisor of our St. Vincent school location beginning January 23rd, 2023. This position is open to both internal and external applicants. The successful candidate for this position will possess the following qualifications:
- Diploma in Early Childhood Education or equivalent education and experience
- Knowledge of relevant legislation including the Child Care and Early Years Act and How Does Learning Happen? pedagogical document
- Minimum 2 years of experience in an early childhood education setting
- 1-2 years of supervisory or managerial experience
- 1-2 years of experience with Human Resource management
- Standard First Aid and CPR, level C (with infant/child CPR) certification
- Safe Food Handling certification
- Current, clear Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check
- Up-to-date immunization record
- Valid G driver’s license and own vehicle strongly preferred
- Proven experience in using Microsoft Office, computer competency essential
- Knowledge of the Ojibwe language and Indigenous traditions, teachings, and culture are preferred assets
- Demonstrated professionalism
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
The Site Supervisor reports to the Executive Director or Assistant Director and is responsible for the oversight and smooth operation of the St. Vincent location of Mahmowenchike Family Development Centre. This position may be scheduled in program depending on the needs of the centre.
The Site Supervisor is responsible for:
- Leading, supporting, and motivating a team of 8-10 staff members, including program staff and kitchen staff, maintaining a positive and professional communication strategy with all team members, encouraging problem-solving in a positive and respectful manner
- Ensuring ongoing adherence to Mahmowenchike’s policies and procedures as well as relevant legislation as outlined by the Ministry of Education, Thunder Bay District Health Unit, Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board, and others
- Tackling staff scheduling issues, creating periodic staff schedules that work for the programs and current enrolment, arranging for staff coverage as needed, and ensuring Ministry of Education ratios and requirements are met at all times
- Administering disciplinary action in accordance with established procedures in case of breaches to policies and procedures
- Conducting periodic performance reviews as per the Performance Management policies
- Addressing health & safety concerns
- Participating in short- and long-term planning and evaluation
- Facilitating on-site inspections
- Waitlist management and enrolment
- Planning and implementing developmentally-appropriate curriculum for children aged 0-12 years
- Facilitating staff meetings and team meetings
- Accurate and organized recordkeeping and submission of reports as necessary
- General site supervision and oversight
- Working in collaboration with the Assistant Director and Executive Director, as well as the staff team, to ensure implementation of a shared vision for our centres
- Performing other job duties, as required
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS (2)
Type of Employment: Permanent, full-time
Starting Wage Range: $17.00-$22.00 (unqualified), $19.25-$24.50 (qualified)
Close Date: Open until filled
Mahmowenchike Family Development Centre is seeking passionate & dedicated individuals to join our team in both full-time permanent and part-time casual positions beginning as soon as possible. At Mahmowenchike, it is our goal to provide high-quality child care and support to families and children and we foster an environment of inclusion and continuous learning. We pride ourselves on providing a positive and exciting work environment for our employees and a welcoming and inviting environment for children and families.
At Mahmowenchike, we seek to promote the Four Foundations outlined in How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years (Belonging, Well-being, Engagement, and Expression) alongside the Seven Grandfather Teachings (Love, Respect, Bravery, Truth, Honesty, Humility and Wisdom). We aim to promote these values for our staff team as well as within our programming for children and families.
Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:
- Diploma in Early Childhood Education or equivalent education and experience (not a requirement for casual positions, but an asset)
- Membership in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
- Knowledge of relevant legislation including the Child Care and Early Years Act and the How Does Learning Happen? Pedagogical document
- Standard First Aid and CPR, level C (with infant and child CPR) certification from a WSIB-approved program Current (within 6 months) clear Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check
- Up-to-date immunization record
- Knowledge of the Ojibway language and Indigenous traditions, teachings, and culture are assets
- Ability to work individually as well as on a team
- Passion for providing quality care and investing in strong, authentic relationships with children, families, and team members
- High level of attention to confidentiality
- Ability to maintain a positive attitude and high energy level
Permanent positions range from $17.00-$22.00/hr for unqualified educators (depending on experience in child care) and $19.25-$24.50/hr for qualified educators (depending on experience in child care).
Mahmowenchike Family Development Centre also offers permanent staff RRSP contributions, paid personal days, group benefits including extended health care and dental coverage, and a challenging and exciting work environment.
CASUAL EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS
Type of Employment: Casual, on-call
Starting Wage Range: $17.00-$19.25 hourly
Close Date: Ongoing
Mahmowenchike Family Development Centre is seeking enthusiastic, reliable individuals to join our team and fill casual, on-call Early Childhood Educator positions beginning immediately. The successful candidates will be Registered Early Childhood Educators who are members in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators. They will possess valid Standard First Aid and CPR level C certificates and be able to provide a current clear Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector screening.
Mahmowenchike Family Development Centre offers its employees competitive wages and a fun and challenging work environment. Mahmowenchike is a child care centre based on the traditional value of working together with the parents, elders, and community to promote a strong generation of children. The successful candidate will be dedicated to living the goals and the values of Mahmowenchike Family Development Centre.
Knowledge of the Indigenous culture, traditions, and language is considered a strong asset to the candidate. Mahmowenchike is an equal opportunity employer.
When applying for any position, please forward your cover letter, resume, and 2-3 work- or school-related references to office[@]mahmowenchike.ca, attention to Joy Vanasse, Executive Director.
Miigwetch to all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.