Full Time Program Coordinator (RECE)-Ottawa

Permanent Full-Time

Placement: Feb. 26, 2018

CLOSING DATE:     FRIDAY, FEB. 16, 2018

Location: Hawthorn Meadows Nursery School

                2440 Russell Rd.,

                Ottawa, ON K1G 1B3

OVERVIEW

The purpose of Hawthorne Meadows Nursery School Inc. is to provide programming, which will benefit the child, the parent and the community.  The growth and development of the whole child is our primary aim.  HMNS’s philosophy is to enable children to participate in a program designed to meet each child’s individual needs as well as their social, physical, emotional and cognitive development.  The staff encourages and promotes language development throughout the program.  In acknowledging and welcoming our multicultural community, our Headstart programs believe every child, of whatever colour, race, religion, age, or sex has the right to be treated with respect and understanding.  Our programs support equality, freedom of access to community services and the right to maintain one’s cultural heritage.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Executive Director, provide leadership and direction in the area of programming and staff supervision. The Program Director ensures that the staff plan and carry out age-appropriate programs to enhance the cognitive, physical, social and emotional development according to the Child Care Early Years Act using Early Learning for Every Child Today (ELECT) and How Does Learning Happen and in accordance to the program philosophy.

Uphold the philosophy of the program and The Ottawa-Carleton Headstart Association for Preschools.

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Centre Director

Frontenac Club Day Care & Integration Program

442 Albert Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3W3

Job Summary - The Centre Director provides and coordinates the necessary support, resources, supervision and leadership to ensure the provision of nurturing care and education to young children in a group setting, in accordance with the goals and curriculum plans of the centre, the philosophy and policies of the agency, and in strict compliance with the Child Care and Early Years Act of Ontario and the local Department of Health.

Minimum Qualifications: ECE diploma or provincially recognized equivalent. Registered member of the College of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario. Valid Standard First Aid and Level “C” CPR and up-to-date immunizations and 2 Step TB test. Negative criminal records check. Demonstrated childcare centre management/supervisory experience and experience working with children with special needs. Solid knowledge of the Child Care and Early Years Act. Superior interpersonal skills; high degree of initiative and dedication; team player; commitment to high quality programming for children and a supportive work environment for staff.

Please send your Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Philosophy of Care and 3 References to FCDCboard@gmail.com

Application Deadline: February 2, 2018.

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Early Childhood Educator (Temporary Contract)

Centennial College School of Community and Health Studies

POSITION VACANCY  February 2018 – February 2019

Application Deadline Feb 2, 2018

COMPETITION #18-S-02     

Diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to our mission to educate students.  We are committed to education that places strong emphasis on global citizenship, social justice and equity.  We live this value through the strength and richness that diversity brings to our workforce and welcome contributors from equity groups including:  Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer persons

Classification:                     Temporary Contract (February 2018 – February 2019)                                                 

Salary Range:                     $26.18- $ 30.35 /hr   (Payband F)                       

Location:                             Centennial College Child Care Centre                 

Hours per week:                  35 hours                      

Current Shift Schedule:       Rotation between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday to Friday

Position Summary:

The Early Childhood Educator, under the direction of the Supervisor/Manager, undertakes all duties pertaining to the care and education of the children enrolled in the Early Childhood Laboratory Centre. The incumbent also models skills to the Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Assistant students to support their theoretical training. The incumbent develops and maintains a professional relationship with families, demonstrating genuine appreciation and respect for diverse family systems and practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Implementing and providing daily feedback and observations relating to the curriculum established by the ECE leader
  • Facilitating daily indoor and outdoor activities to enhance language, motor skills, independence and problem-solving through music, science, art, dramatic play, etc.
  • Establishing positive interactions and rapport while guiding the children in all areas of development in accordance with the program philosophy
  • Assisting to ensure overall health and safety of the children enrolled in the program
  • Adapting and maintaining an environment which appreciates and respects the diverse individual and group needs of the children and their families
  • Supporting and communicating with parents, faculty and the community
  • Supporting students in the ECE and ECA programs
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Early Childhood Educator – Part-Time (2 Positions)

Centennial College School of Community and Health Studies

Position Vacancy - Application deadline February 9, 2018

COMPETITION #18-S-08         

Classification:                Part Time Support      

Salary Range:                PE201  $17.85 to $22.23. 

Location:                       East York Early Childhood Centre

Hours per week:             Up to 24 hours/week

Current Shift Schedule:   Monday to Friday – 12:30pm – 5:30pm

Under the direction of the Supervisor/Manager and the ECE Leader, the incumbent undertakes all duties pertaining to the care and education of the children enrolled in the Early Childhood Laboratory Centre. The incumbent also models skills and provides feedback to the Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Assistant students to support their theoretical training.  The incumbent develops and maintains a professional relationship with families demonstrating genuine appreciation and respect for diverse family systems and practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the documentation, implementation and provision of developmentally appropriate curriculum, activities and experiences for children between 0 to 10 years of age, congruent with the department philosophy and governing legislation
  • Provides behaviour guidance and assistance with the ongoing supervision of playroom, playground, group, individual and routine activities
  • Assists to ensure the overall health and safety of children enrolled in the program by maintaining a sanitary and safe environment and identifying children who are unwell
  • Facilitates indoor and outdoor activities for children according to the weekly program plan
  • Assists with arranging children’s play space to reflect the philosophy of the curriculum
  • Builds and maintains responsive relationships with individual and groups of children in care
  • Assists in providing feedback to Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Early Childhood Assistant (ECA) students, by documenting student’s field placement progress and providing suggestions on how to achieve their goals
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with families by participating in a variety of informal communication with families (i.e. daily conversations, information sheets, etc.) and formal communication strategies (i.e. report cards, parent/teacher interview meetings, developmental portfolios, etc.)
  • Maintains currency in the curriculum methodology used at the centre and in other areas related to the field of Early Childhood Development by participating in a variety of Professional development activities
  • Collaborates with colleagues, sharing expertise and practical knowledge
  • Participates in centre and program development meetings
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Conseillère ou conseiller en programmes-Ottawa

Vous avez une très bonne compréhension du développement de l'enfant, de la pédagogie et du rôle des éducateurs et des éducatrices en ce qui concerne le soutien à l'apprentissage des jeunes enfants?

Voici votre chance de vous joindre au ministère de l’Éducation et de soutenir la mise en œuvre et l'évaluation des programmes et des services qui sont destinés à la petite enfance et qui contribuent au développement sain des enfants en Ontario.

Quelles seront mes fonctions dans ce poste?

Vous devrez :

  • vous rendre sur les lieux pour inspecter, évaluer et surveiller les activités de garde d'enfants et vérifier le respect des exigences prévues par la loi et des politiques ministérielles;
  • proposer des mesures correctives pour corriger les problèmes cernés;
  • cerner et corriger les problèmes de santé et de sécurité urgents;
  • formuler des recommandations pour améliorer la qualité des services de garde d'enfants;
  • enquêter sur les plaintes et sur les incidents graves liés à la garde d'enfants;
  • assurer la liaison avec les organismes communautaires et les services municipaux;
  • agir à titre de ressource technique auprès du public, des titulaires de permis potentiels et des organismes concernant les exigences relatives à la délivrance de permis ainsi que les renseignements sur les programmes;
  • participer aux mesures d'exécution, s'il y a lieu;
  • participer à des projets et à des comités de projet.

Lieu de travail : Ottawa

 

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Program Advisor - Ottawa

Application deadline: January 29, 2018

Do you have a strong understanding of child development, pedagogy and the role of educators in supporting early learning?

If so, this is your opportunity to join the Ministry of Education and support the implementation and evaluation of early years programs and services that contribute to healthy child development in Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

  • conduct site visits to inspect, evaluate and monitor child care operations for compliance with legislative requirements and ministry policies
  • identify corrective actions for identified issues
  • identify and address immediate health and safety issues
  • provide recommendations to enhance the quality of child care
  • investigate complaints and serious occurrences related to child care
  • liaise with community agencies and municipal services
  • serve as a technical resource for the public, potential licensees and agencies on licensing requirements and program information
  • when appropriate, participate in enforcement action
  • participate on projects and project committees

Location: Ottawa

 

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Community Organizing and Communications Coordinator

Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario (AECEO) - TORONTO

Community Organizing and Communications Coordinator is responsible for the successful planning and implementation of campaign and communication strategies. They will also be responsible for other organizational duties as assigned.

About AECEO

The AECEO is the professional association for registered early childhood educators (RECEs) in Ontario. AECEO advocates for respect, recognition and appropriate wages and working conditions for all RECEs. The AECEO’s mission is to build and support a strong collective voice for RECEs so they can participate in and influence positive change that benefits children, families, educators and communities.

AECEO is a membership based organization with approximately 2,000 current members. Our members are individual RECEs, ECE students, early years staff and child care organizations/programs from across Ontario.

About the Professional Pay & Decent Work Campaign

Since 2013 the AECEO's Professional Pay & Decent Work Campaign has been successfully engaging and organizing hundreds of RECEs, early years staff, parents and community members in Ontario to advocate for quality affordable early years and child care programs where RECEs and staff are well-supported with professional pay and decent work. The overarching goal of this campaign is to build and sustain an ECE led movement for decent work.The Community Organizing and Communications Coordinator will assume a leadership role within the Professional Pay & Decent Work Campaign.The campaign is a project funded by the Atkinson Foundation Decent Work Fund. Our project partners include the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care (OCBCC), Institute for Change Leaders (ICL) and Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development.

Deliverables

As part of our organizing efforts we have established 5 Local Decent Work Advocacy Teams in Toronto, Halton, Waterloo, Ottawa and Thunder Bay. Each team has approximately 10 volunteer members. The Community Organizing and Communications Coordinator will assist the AECEO in delivering the expected outcomes for 2018-19:

  • Recruit 50-100 new campaign volunteers (10 in each Local Team)
  • Bring in 2,000 more AECEO members by 2020
  • Engage at least 10% of the membership in the campaign
  • Provide a one-day team building workshop in each of the 5 communities where we have a Local Decent Work Advocacy Team
  • Provide the 2-day Building Skills for Change in Early Years and Child Care training workshop in two new communities
  • Establish 2 new Local Decent Work Advocacy Teams
  • Provide live facilitator development/training webinars
  • Host a provincial summit on Full Day Kindergarten

 

Job Description

The Community Organizing and Communications Coordinator is responsible for the successful planning and implementation of campaign and communication strategies. They will also be responsible for other organizational duties as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities

Community Organizing and Campaign Coordination

  • Develop, implement and advise on campaign plans, strategies and materials/tools
  • Recruit and coordinate campaign volunteers and support the development of new local decent work advocacy teams through outreach initiatives and management/analysis of NationBuilder database
  • Coordinate mentorship and support for local decent work advocacy teams and volunteers
  • Oversee development of local decent work advocacy teams’ campaign events and activities
  • Travel to and make presentations at community events and other outreach opportunities
  • Establish and maintain professional working relations with members, community and sector partners/stakeholders and leaders, organizations, government and the College of Early Childhood Educators

 Communications

  • Manage the organization’s social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram) including the development and execution of creative, engaging social media strategies, creating original posts/content, sharing sector/decent work campaign news, and responding to followers/comments
  • Develop, format and schedule AECEO e-blasts on NationBuilder
  • Plan, develop and coordinate marketing strategies as they relate to professional learning or decent work campaign events including programs, promotional strategies and materials, and outreach
  • Participate in the development and implementation of membership outreach, retention and recruitment efforts/campaigns and materials
  • Draft & disseminate press releases/media advisories and contribute to the creation of AECEO policy responses and submissions to government
  • Contribute to the content, publication and dissemination process for the AECEO’s quarterly eceLINK magazine

 Website Management

  • Manage all aspects of the organization’s NationBuilder website including maintenance & development, content creation, and architecture/layout

 Professional Learning and Campaign/Project Events

  • Lead and coordinate professional learning and decent work campaign/project events; oversee registration and all event arrangements and logistics.

 

Qualifications

Degree in Communications, Humanities, Social or Political Science, Early Childhood Education or related field of study, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills, knowledge and experience

 Required

  • At least one-year experience in campaign and community organizing
  • Project and time management skills
  • Ability to administer a non-partisan campaign including knowledge of the rules for registered charitable corporations
  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with diverse partners and stakeholders
  • Ability to travel within Ontario
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends

 Preferred

  • Experience lobbying politicians/government on public policy
  • Experience working collaboratively with Labour groups
  • Website management/maintenance experience including familiarity with HTML/CSS, NationBuilder platform
  • NationBuilder or similar database management experience
  • G drivers license or equivalent full drivers license

 Asset

  • Knowledge of/experience in early childhood education sector or women’s issues
  • Knowledge of Public Narrative Framework and the Snowflake organizing model
  • Video creation/editing experience/skills

The AECEO welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the employment equity categories of women, trans people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientations and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. If you are contacted by the AECEO regarding this job opportunity, and require an accommodation due to disability to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This is a full time, salaried, contract position for 2 years with the possibility of extension.

Salary: 45,000/year, plus benefits after 3 months

Work location: AECEO Office, 489 College Street, Toronto, Ontario

Application deadline:  Monday January 22, 2018

Please send your resume and covering letter to:info@aeceo.ca 

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BILINGUAL FAMILY RESOURCE WORKER

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING

Ottawa-Orléans Ontario Early Years Centre (Early ON Child and Family Centre)

The Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre, an organization offering social and community services to residents of Orléans-Cumberland, is seeking a Biligual Family Resource Worker

Application Deadline: 8am January 8, 2018

Temporary Full-time position – 7 months contract - January 22th to August 31st 2018

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Family Resource Worker is part of a multidisciplinary team that coordinates the delivery of programs and services to meet the needs of the Orléans-Cumberland community. Under the supervision of the Program Manager, he or she participates in the development and implementation of the Ottawa-Orléans Early Years Centre’s programs. The Family Resource Worker’s responsibility is to support the needs of parents / caregivers and their children from birth to age 6 by providing the following services; playgroups, parent education with respect to child development, information and referrals, parenting workshops and maintaining links with partners in the early years sector.  Parent/child drop-ins are delivered at our main site in Orléans as well as in other satellite locations. 

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INTENSIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPIST (15 VACANCIES)

Application deadline: November 24, 2017

Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre is seeking energetic and adaptable Intensive Behaviour Therapists who are passionate about providing therapeutic and motivating service to children with autism and their families. As part of a community agency team, you will work in a centre-based environment to provide Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) and interventions based on Applied Behaviour Analysis. You will provide IBI in a one-on-one or group setting, providing behaviour management or crisis intervention as required, following protocols for aggressive and disruptive behaviors. Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre is a part of the Toronto Autism Services, a six agency partnership providing services in the Toronto region.
Your solid knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder and understanding of the IBI approach will support you in the preparation, delivery, and presentation of teaching materials for individual programs. You will monitor client progress and the effectiveness of individual programs, maintaining regular communication with families/guardians and providing IBI strategies to parents as requested. You will establish and maintain ongoing open communication amongst team member, liaising with Family Support Coaches and consulting with Clinical Supervisors and Program Consultants as directed by the Agency Supervisor.

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Child Care Director - Toronto

East Toronto Village Children’s Centre 

This is an opportunity for someone who is motivated by purpose. At East Toronto Village Children’s Centre (ETVCC), we need a new Director with a passion for early childhood education to lead us on our mission to provide quality, innovative, play-based learning to children ages 2-12.

The opportunity

As a licensed non-profit, charitable organization, we need a Director who truly cares about children, their families and the people who work hard every day to care for them. We need a Director who wants to provide leadership in operations, administration, governance and strategy. Someone who can successfully collaborate with our Board of Directors, RECE teachers, parent advocacy program and families. A Director who will contribute to the short and long term planning of our Centre and ensure we can continue to provide the services children in our community need in their early years.

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