Program Advisor, Licensing and Compliance-Milton ON

Deadline: May 11, 2018

Do you have experience, skills and knowledge in child development and learning? Do you possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with good judgment in assessing compliance with legislative requirements? If so, consider joining the Ministry of Education's Child Care Quality Assurance and Licensing Branch, where you will support the provision of quality child care programs in safe and stimulating environments.


What can I expect to do in this role?
The West regional office serves the following geographical areas: Region of Halton, County of Wellington, Region of Niagara, City of Hamilton, Norfolk and Haldimand.

As a Program Advisor for licensing and compliance, you will:

• conduct site visits to inspect and assess compliance with legislative requirements and ministry policies

• identify and address immediate health and safety issues

• analyze licensing issues, make recommendations for corrective action and best practices to enhance the quality of care where appropriate

• liaise with agencies and stakeholders

• follow-up on complaints and serious occurrences and facilitate issues resolution

• participate in enforcement action, where applicable

• participate on projects and project committees

Location: Milton

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Executive Director

Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education

At the Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education (NSCECE), passionate and dedicated students, faculty, and staff work to advance the field of early childhood education. Established as the first Atlantic Canadian training program in early childhood education, the NSCECE is a leader in the early years community. With a downtown campus and three child care centre lab schools, the NSCECE practices what they teach, creating a nurturing environment where learners reach their full potential.
The NSCECE is seeking a new Executive Director to take on leadership of this vibrant non-profit educational environment. In collaboration with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will provide leadership in strategic planning, human resource management, and financial sustainability for the NSCECE. Working within a complex funding landscape, the Executive Director will ensure the efficient use of resources and assets to achieve the vision, mission, and objectives of the organization. As the face of the organization, the Executive Director will act as both an advocate and champion, building positive and enduring partnerships and representing the NSCECE with stakeholders across the province and the country including government, regulatory bodies, other agencies, community and civic organizations, funders and supporters, and the general public.
As the ideal candidate, you are a visionary leader who is driven by a commitment to create a brighter future for children, families, and communities in Nova Scotia and beyond. Your exposure to, and passion for, the fields of early childhood education and adult education will allow you to lead in a spirit of collaboration, listening, and empathy. Leadership experience within the non-profit, education, or broader public sector and the ability to work successfully within a Board governance framework will best equip you for success in this role. Your superior financial management skills and ability to navigate a complex funding environment will allow you to seize opportunities and optimize resources. A natural coach and mentor to your team, a communicator, a committed life-long learner, and a relationship-builder, you listen and consult in order to learn.
You are passionate about education and children and will leverage the strengths of a committed team to lead the NSCECE forward through a time of sectoral change and renewal, delivering sustainable growth and developing programs to meet the evolving needs of the community and of students.
If this sounds like you please contact Laura Godsoe or Andrea Forbes-Hurley at 902.425.0101 or submit your application online at: www.kbrs.ca/Careers/12312

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Illipalialisaaqtilugu (Early Years) Supervisor

Tungasuvvingat Inuit

Career Opportunity
Internal/External

(Full‐time, Term ending March 31, 2020)

Deadline for applications is April 23, 2018

Tungasuvvingat Inuit’s (TI) purpose is to empower and enhance the lives of Inuit. Since 1987, TI has been operating in Ottawa as a community‐based counselling and resource centre.

Role Summary

The Illipalialisaaqtilugu (Early Years) Supervisor provides hands‐on supervision of TI’s Early Years programming. The purpose of this initiative is to align with the Ontario Child Care and Family Support Program Service Management and Funding Guidelines by providing sustainable, culturally appropriate programming thereby fostering a healthy and safe environment that allows Inuit children and their families to celebrate their identity with a sense of pride. The program will also allow children and families to learn about their history in a meaningful and safe way. The incumbent also supervises the CAPC (Parenting) as well as the CPNP (Pre‐Post Natal) programs.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise program staff including input towards the establishment of individual objectives, training and work plans in keeping with Inuit culture, language and traditions
  • Responsible for administration tasks including but not limited to; staff scheduling and leave approval, ensuring quality of services (soliciting client feedback and addressing client concerns), participant and service data gathering, record keeping and file maintenance
  • Responsible for budgets, and ensuring program reporting is completed and on time
  • Provide guidance for referral of families as identified to additional supports and services
  • Oversight of the planning and implementation of programming workshops including purchasing of materials and supplies
  • Delivery of training workshops and other programming activities, responding to the varying needs of the staff team
  • Provide framework and guidance for the delivery of client workshops and activities, responding to the varying needs of families (such as health, risk factors and nutrition)
  • Oversee the implementation of protocols which maintain activity spaces and ensure the environment is clean and safe
  • Model positive parenting and relationship behavior and skills
  • Follow TI’s policies and procedures
  • At all times, working in a manner that preserves confidentiality and seeks to minimize risks for clients, employees and the organization
  • Participate in meetings, training and professional development initiatives as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned and related to the position
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Director, Early Years Child Care Programs and Service Integration Branch

Deadline April 29, 2018

Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education is seeking a passionate leader and excellent relationship builder interested in impacting the ministry’s mandates focused on early years and child care programs and initiatives. If you want to bring your transformation, policy and program skills to life and influence change in the early years and child care sector, consider this exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Ontario’s future generations.

As the Director, you will be responsible for leading the implementation of province-wide early years initiatives to deliver the government’s objective to create an increasingly integrated early years system and provide Ontario children with integrated high-quality programs that help lay the foundation for a healthy and productive life.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Minister of Early Years and Child Care Division, some of the highlights of this role will be to:

• Work with municipal, school board, First Nations, early years and child care partners and parents to modernize, stabilize and strengthen the early years and child care system.
• Ensure that children have the opportunity to benefit from the continued integration of the child care, early years and education systems.
• Work collaboratively with external stakeholders, ministry colleagues and across government to address issues and develop options to meet ministry priorities.
• Provide direct implementation support to partners through the ministry’s regional offices.
• Manage the selection process and funding agreements with school boards and provide oversight of Consolidated Municipal Service Managers and District Social Service Administration Boards related to their service system management roles and responsibilities.

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Consultant Child Svcs (Indigenous Consultant)-City of Toronto

Closing Date: April 23, 2018

Job Classification Title                           CONSULTANT CHILD SVCS

Job ID #                                                   2300459 X

Division                                                   Children's Services

Section                                                     System Planning and Policy Development

Work Location                                        METRO HALL, 55 JOHN ST

Job Stream                                              Children, Community & Social Services

Job Type                                                  Permanent, Full-Time

Salary/Rate                                             $102,029.20 - $119,883.40 / Year

Hours of Work (bi-weekly)                    70.00

Shift Information                                    Monday to Friday - 35 Hours

Affiliation                                                 Non-Union

Job Description

This is a unique career opportunity for an Indigenous person who has the subject matter expertise, skills, confidence and commitment to lead the City of Toronto in creating and implementing strategies promoting reconciliation with local First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities. As part of its commitment to reconciliation, the City is committed to working with Indigenous partners to explore ways to strengthen the capacity of Indigenous organizations and associations to plan, lead and deliver initiatives for local Indigenous communities.

Reporting to the Program Manager, Child and Family Centres, the Indigenous Consultant Children's Services is responsible for managing Indigenous EarlyON Child and Family Centre programs and other relevant early years programs and services. This individual:

  • Develops and implements planning tools, guidelines and operational policies to ensure integrated service planning that takes into account the needs of Indigenous families, developments within the field, corporate policies and practices, legislation and initiatives by other levels of government.
  • Ensures financial accountability through review and analysis of operational budgets and capital funding requests.
  • Ensures project expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budget limitations. Contributes to the unit’s budget by developing budget submissions for specific functional area.
  • Manages Indigenous EarlyON Child and Family Centre programs and services and ensures service targets are met as outlined in the Service Plan for Children's Services.
  • Manages project teams that initiate, develop and implement policies/programs and City wide initiatives. Recruits the project team, develops project plan/timelines, and ensures effective teamwork, communication, high standards of work quality and organizational performance.
  • Conducts and evaluates research, analyzes information and develops recommendations on matters related to child and family centres and integrated children's services.
  • Manages contentious issues/serious occurrences, ensuring follow up documentation, corrective action and implementation of preventative strategies.
  • Evaluates, monitors and provides direction to programs under contract in accordance with Council approved policies/legislation, and ensures services are responsive, inclusive, developmentally appropriate and of high quality.
  • Ensures compliance with service contracts, legislative requirements and service improvements through negotiation of action plans.
  • Liaises and negotiates with provincial staff, local levels of government, elected officials and community groups regarding the interpretation and application of policy, and provides technical advice on the City's guidelines and policies related to child and family centres and integrated service delivery.
  • Responds to media enquiries, prepares media materials and briefing notes as necessary on issues receiving media attention.
  • Manages and provides advice and support to relevant stakeholder advisory committees, other community networks and political sub-committees.
  • Represents the Division on cross divisional and intergovernmental initiatives and represents the unit in cross Divisional initiatives regarding information dissemination, policy/research issues and service planning.
  • Prepares briefing notes and information for committee reports.
  • Manages, plans and presents at community events such as local planning sessions and training and development conferences.
  • Represents the Corporation and the Division on a variety of community groups and research groups, collaborates with child and family centre agencies, Boards of Education, municipal/provincial politicians and staff to ensure local service planning and delivery meets the needs of children, families and community.
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Professional Practice Analyst-College of Early Childhood Educators

Closing Date: April 16, 2018

The College of Early Childhood Educators regulates the early childhood education profession in the public interest by ensuring Ontario’s early childhood educators meet requirements set out in the Early Childhood Educators Act, 2007. The College issues Certificates of Registration, has established a code of ethics and standards of practice for the profession, and responds to complaints through a complaints and discipline process. The College has more than 52,000 current members.

Our Professional Practice Department is seeking another analytical thinker and excellent writer to work and learn with a collaborative team. Act as a subject matter expert for the College on current national and international policies and practices in early learning and child care, you will:

  • Lead projects, such as resource development, to facilitate the application of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice (Code and Standards) for early childhood educators in Ontario.
  • Conduct research to inform policy, program and resource development to support application of the Code and Standards.
  • Advise other College staff in understanding application of the Code and Standards and related resources.
  • Collaborate with other College departments in creating and disseminating content about the Code and Standards, in understanding the complexities of the profession and addressing practice issues from a stance of prevention, and regarding Professional Practice policies and processes.
  • Respond to member and stakeholder queries regarding complex practice issues, referencing appropriate legislation and resources.
  • Provide support to the College’s Continuous Professional Learning Program.
  • Contribute to College-wide and department planning and operational activities.
  • Prepare a variety of documents including reports, briefing notes, correspondence, position papers, and presentations for College executive, Council and committees.
  • Facilitate presentations, workshops and consultations with members and stakeholders.
  • Represent the College/department on external/internal committees and working groups.
  • Provide specialist staff support to Standards of Practice Committee.
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Director, Child Development Centre-Humber College

CLOSING DATE: April 20, 2018

Job Title: Director, Child Development Centre

Competition #: 2018-082

Division/Department: Health Sciences Status: Full-time

Reporting To: Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences

Campus: North

Salary: To be determined

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Associate Dean, the incumbent is accountable for administering the overall
operations of the Humber Child Development Centre (the Lab School for the Early Childhood
Education programs), and resource consultation services to the external community effectively,
efficiently, and in a fiscally responsible manner. By leading the strategic vision for the Lab School, the
incumbent contributes to the state-of-the-art teaching/learning environment for faculty, staff and
students. The incumbent provides leadership, guidance and effective role modeling to the Early
Childhood Educators and other staff at the Centre, and communicates effectively and professionally
with parents, staff, students, faculty and other college personnel and members of the community. The
incumbent also oversees the deployment of resource consultants to the external community
(approximately 100 agencies).The incumbent is responsible for quality assessment, safety control,
and marketing promotions.

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Quality Child Care Niagara Coordinator

Closing date March 29, 2018

Monday to Friday with Occasional Evenings and Saturdays (40 hours per week)

Quality Child Care Niagara (QCCN) is a program delivered by the Early Childhood Community Development Centre
(ECCDC) on behalf of Niagara Region Children’s Services. The ECCDC receives annualized funding through Niagara
Region Children’s Services to support the goals and objectives of QCCN. It is a standardized, research-based
program designed to enhance the quality and developmental programming consistency within Niagara’s licensed
child care programs. Through QCCN, registered early childhood educators receive the training, tools, and support
they need to nurture and maximize the developmental outcomes for every child enrolled in child care.

We are seeking a highly professional, enthusiastic and dynamic individual to lead the ongoing development and
implementation of QCCN. In this role, the successful candidate would visit with Niagara’s licensed child care
programs to provide support in implementing QCCN. Additionally, the candidate would coordinate the training
components of QCCN, offer guidance to the QCCN Support and Training Team and liaise with the Quality Child
Care Niagara Advisory Committee. The primary hours for the position are Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30
pm; however, some evenings and Saturdays will be required on an as needed basis.

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Manager, Childcare Lab School

Centennial College

School of Community Health & Studies

Classification:     Administration                                                                

Salary Range:    $71,963 - $89,953 (Payband 10)                      

Location:            East York Child Care Centre and Diefenbaker

EXPIRY DATE:  March 23,2018

Position Summary:

Accountable for the effective operation of a community-based childcare centre which, is also used as a teaching facility for students, enrolled in the college’s Early Childhood Education program. Plans the centre's operations to ensure the provision of a balanced program, with emphasis on maximizing social, emotional and intellectual development of the client’s children. Accountable for ensuring that the Centre maintains standards prescribed by all licensing and regulations requirements and meets government criteria for funding. Effectively coordinates and monitors the training experience for college students, hiring staff at the centres and conducting evaluations to ensure that the centres meet their objectives.

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ÉDUCATEUR / ÉDUCATRICE DE LA PETITE ENFANCE

Hearst Centre Éducatôt Hub

Type de poste : Permanent à temps plein entre 35 et 40 heures / semaines

Lieu de travail : Garderie Bouts de chou (garderie municipale)

Entrée en fonction : 9 avril 2018

Quart de travail : 10h à 18h du lundi au vendredi

Rémunération Établit selon la classification 5 du programme salarial, le taux horaire varie entre 20,46 $ et 25,57 + 2$ (subvention provinciale) l’heure pouvant augmenter selon les années d’expérience.

Avantages sociaux : la Corporation de la ville de Hearst offre une gamme d’avantages sociaux comprenant un régime d’assurances collectives, plan de pension et un compte de gestion santé.

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