Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre

RECE, permanent for Childcare

Job Description

The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre is seeking an experienced RECE teacher for its program. Preference will be given to RECE teachers with previous experience in Play-Based Learning and/or a Child Directed Learning program. Be a part of this dynamic school where you will have the opportunity to grow with the children. Primary responsibilities include observing children and implementing a stimulating program for the children and open communication with parents. Start date to be determined - Reports to Director of Children’s Education.

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AECEO Submission to the Regulatory Registry Consultation: Proposed Regulatory Amendments under the Child Care & Early Years Act, 2014 & Education Act

We are concerned by some of the regulatory changes to the Child Care & Early Years Act, 2014 and the Education Act recently proposed by the provincial government that will directly impact Early Childhood Educators. We have therefore participated in the government’s Regulatory Consultations regarding those changes and submitted our response on May 17th.

Click HERE to read the AECEO's full submission.

 


Professional Practice Analyst-College of Early Childhood Educators

Full Time Permanent - Closes June 10, 2019

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District Of Parry Sound - Fairview Early Learning and Child Care Centre

Pre-School Teacher - ECE
Full Time Contract – 35 hrs/wk – Ending June 19, 2020 
Rate of Pay $22.24/hour, plus 4% vacation pay
Responsibilities:
To guide and supervise children enrolled in the Child Care Program in all areas of development, under the direction of the Supervisor and in accordance with the Child Care and Early Years Act and the philosophy of Child Care Resources.
Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood Education Diploma or A.E.C.E.O. equivalency and current membership with
    the College of E.C.E
  • Minimum one-year experience in a related childcare field.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
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City of Toronto

Hiring 5 Early Childhood Educator 1 - Children's Services , Toronto Early Learning & Child Care Services

Major Responsibilities:

  • Plans and implements developmental programs appropriate to assigned age group, to enhance the children's cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development in accordance with the Child Care and Early Years Act, and the Divisional Assessment for Quality Improvement. Incorporates learning experiences designed to meet the individual and group needs of the children
  • Takes work direction from the Centre Supervisor and directs and assigns tasks to the Child Care Aides, Day Care and Recreational Assistants, dietary staff and Early Childhood Educators 2, as appropriate
  • Assumes responsibility for the operation of the centre in the absence of the Supervisor
  • Conducts team meetings with assigned Early Childhood Educators 2 and part-time staff as required. Participates in monthly centre staff meetings, taking and transcribing minutes on a rotational basis
  • Evaluates programs and recommends new activities and/or modified programming to improve effectiveness in meeting developmental needs of children
  • Participates in educational assessment conferences with outside agencies and makes program recommendations
  • Observes and assesses children's progress and behaviour to ensure programs meet identified individual and group needs. Seeks support from Children's Services Special Services unit, and/or external agencies for children with extra support needs; completes developmental profiles and progress charts
  • Communicates effectively about children's progress/behaviour/health with parents/designated family members/external agency staff and school staff. Answers questions regarding children, programs and the centre; promotes parental involvement
  • Ensures children are provided with adequate and nutritious food and special dietary requirements are met
  • Diapers children and instructs and assists children in washing, dressing, toileting, and eating to support the capacity of self-help skills. Lifts, carries and lowers children and pushes children in a stroller when on outdoor walks
  • Conducts daily health check of children; records illness and contacts parents. Administers medication as authorized by physicians and maintains records of all medications administered. Administers first aid and records/reports as appropriate
  • Ensures toys and equipment used in activities are maintained in a safe, clean condition, and kept in a good state of repair. Sets up activity area and ensures physical environment is safe.
  • Opens and closes the centre according to procedures.
  • Organizes and conducts field trips.
  • Documents attendance of children, completes washroom charts, accident reports and other documentation as required.
  • Assists with administrative tasks (e.g. recording attendance, calculating and compiling statistics, recommending purchases of new equipment, receiving and recording goods, answering telephone, preparing monthly staff rotation schedules and adjusting schedules due to absences
  • Enters information on the Children's Services computer system, and utilizes various software applications
  • Assists in training and evaluating Early Childhood Education students during practicum placement
  • Participates in planning and delivery of parent engagement activities such as workshops and centre workshop.
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Clinton Cooperative Childcare

Clinton Cooperative Childcare Centre is Seeking an Executive Director
We are a well-established Center offering early childcare education for children ranging in age from infant to pre-kindergarten, as well as before-and-after-school care and summer programs for school-age children up to twelve years old.  We currently have approximately fifty staff members and serve over 300 children across three sites in Huron County.

Clinton is located in the heart of beautiful Huron County, offering the best of small town living, a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, a great arts and culture scene, tons of things to do year-round, and is driving distance to several urban centers.   We offer a fun, supportive, flexible work environment; a fantastic, dedicated staff; lots of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow; compensation commensurate with experience; RRSP contributions; and generous personal leave, sick leave and vacation!

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Broadbent Institute

Digital Campaigner (Non - ECE)
Position Summary and Core Expectations
The Broadbent Institute is seeking a Digital Campaigner to develop and execute comprehensive digital campaigns to help achieve the organization’s communications, advocacy and fundraising goals. Reporting to the Program Director and the Development Director,  the Digital Campaigner will work in collaboration with the fundraising, communications and campaign teams.
Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the Institute’s digital footprint to maximize participation and digital engagement.
  • Tracks and evaluates metrics for the Institute’s social media channels and website, working with the communications assistant to produce effective content.
  • Tracks and evaluates our NationBuilder community, identifying strategies for growth and greater engagement.
  • Identifies and provides recommendations for new digital tools and strategies.
  • Working with the campaign and fundraising teams to design and execute comprehensive digital campaigns.
  • Writing original email/digital product content for campaigns and fundraising.
  • Acquisition of new online supporters and emails.
  • Supports development of all types of digital campaign content.
  • Ensures the achievement of expected timelines and deliverables.
  • Other duties as required.
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Holy Trinity School After Care

Leaders in Learning:
Academic Excellence, Character Development and Innovation are the cornerstones of the HTS difference!
Holy Trinity School is a co-educational day school with students from JK to Grade 12. We pride ourselves on a tradition of academic excellence and developing young people of character while being committed to innovation and leading for the future.
We create a highly energized environment in which our dedicated and talented faculty encourage our students to go beyond academics to explore their passions. We offer an engaging and collaborative working environment, impressive state of the art facilities, professional growth opportunities, as well as a competitive and comprehensive compensation package.
About This Staff Role
HTS has two exciting opportunities for part time After Care Coordinators to join our
team in August 2019.

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Highlands Early Learning and Child Care Centre

Highlands Early Learning and Child Care Centre
Initial Location: East Parry Sound
Requires a: Pre-School Teacher - ECE
Full Time Contract – 35 hrs/wk – Ending May 29, 2020
Rate of Pay $22.24/hour, plus 4% vacation pay
Responsibilities:
To guide and supervise children enrolled in the Child Care Program in all areas of development,
under the direction of the Supervisor and in accordance with the Child Care and Early Years Act
and the philosophy of Child Care Resources.

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Wage Enhancement Grant to continue in 2019-20

The Ministry of Education has confirmed that the wage enhancement grant will continue in 2019-20. Also confirmed was that child care spending this year will the same as last year, with the addition of the new tax credit announced in yesterday's Budget.

Many thanks to all who participated in getting petitions signed, emailing their MPPs and raising this issue to the level that the government had to listen! This shows that advocacy campaigns do work and we will continue to fight for a professional wage and decent work in the early years and child care sector and a funded wage grid with a minimum $25/hour for RECEs.

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AECEO response to Bill 66: Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act

The AECEO is deeply concerned by the regulation changes to the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014, the Education Act, and the Employment Standards Act, 2000, proposed in Bill 66. These changes will lead Ontario in the wrong direction, one that compromises the quality of care and education for young children and does not contribute to purposeful system building.

RECEs benefit when they are well supported and can attend to and engage with the children in their care purposefully and meaningfully. In turn, children and families benefit from higher quality programs when RECEs are well supported and well compensated. From this perspective, we believe the government must reconsider their approach and take on their responsibility of funding and supporting early years services and RECEs.

We urge the government to withdraw Bill 66 and to engage in a full public consultation process on all of its provisions with respect to the Early Childhood Education and Care system in Ontario.

Click HERE to read the AECEO's full submission to the Standing Committee on General Government.


AECEO Submission on Class Size Consultation Feb 22 2019

The AECEO fully supports the two educator model and current class sizes in Full Day Kindergarten (FDK). 

An extensive body of empirical evidence documents the learning benefits of the two-educator (RECE and OCT), play-based FDK curriculum model for children’s learning. The unique and complimentary training of RECEs and OCTs working in partnership lends itself to rich educational and developmental learning opportunities for children at a critical point in their young lives. Ontario has been, and continues to be, a leader in early learning since it acted on the innovative recommendations of the commissioned report, With Our Best Future in Mind: Implementing Early Learning in Ontario, completed in 2009.

We are only now beginning to realize the benefits of Ontario’s existing FDK program for children and families. While we recognize the roll-out of a program of this size and nature would have challenges, all current evidence suggests Ontario’s unique, two educator model, play-based FDK program is significantly benefiting Ontario’s children and families.

The AECEO acknowledges that improvements are always possible in the early childhood education system – and we emphasize that government change to policy and process should be based on the highest quality research evidence, careful analyses of empirical data, and through comprehensive consultation.

We urgently call on the government to reconsider any changes it may propose to the FDK program in Ontario without reviewing the research evidence and engaging in a formal, transparent and systematized consultation with stakeholders including parents and educators.

It is imperative that Full Day Kindergarten, with the RECE-OCT educator team and a class size hard cap of twenty-six, remain universally accessible to all of Ontario’s children.

Please click here to read AECEO's full submission to the Ministry of Education's Class Size Consultation

 

Ministry of Education Press Conference at 8:30 a.m. March 15 will be live-streamed.

 

                                                      

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Provincial Wage Enhancement Grant - let's keep pushing

With over 12,000 signatures garnered on hard copy petitions in less than a month - and they are still coming in - the WEG Petition initiative shows that overwhelming support for keeping the grant exists in this province. AECEO members, Decent Work Teams, and supporters across Ontario worked hard to gather signatures and spread the word. You have made the petition a huge success! Thank you!

The petition, urging legislators to maintain the $2 per hour Provincial Wage Enhancement Grant, is being presented in the Ontario Legislature this week - so now is the perfect time to keep up the pressure to continue the grant by contacting your MPP directly to reinforce and further support the message.

HOW?

There is an easy 5 minute action that you, your colleagues, friends and family can take to demonstrate to each MPP how strong the support is among their own constituents/voters. MPPs need to hear from you - and they will pay attention if they receive strong feedback about an issue.

Sending an email or leaving a phone message is a quick and easy way to communicate with your elected representative. It can be short and sweet. All you need to say is that, as their constituent, you want them to make sure that the wage grant continues! If you signed the petition or have a personal story to tell you can include that too. Please copy [email protected] on the email, or let us know who you have contacted so we can follow up with the MPP.  If you are looking for a template to copy/paste/modify - the OCBCC has created one: http://www.childcareontario.org/petition_email_template

Support from RECEs who do not currently receive the grant is also important – not only because it is of benefit to fellow RECEs, but because it preserves the concept of government support for wages - which is crucial to our larger goal: the implementation of a funded wage grid across Ontario.

Click here to find your provincial riding and your MPP's contact information.

Imagine the power emails from 55,000 RECEs would have!

#ECEPower #DecentWork #ProfessionalPay

If you will be in Toronto on Thursday and are able to attend the presentation of the petition to the Legislative Assembly please let us know at [email protected].


AECEO 2019 Ontario Pre Budget Submission

Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario (AECEO)

Submission to the Ministry of Finance 2019 Pre Budget Consultations

 We support Registered Early Childhood Educators (RECEs) in their professional practice and advocate for the recognition and appropriate compensation of the profession. RECEs are fundamental to high quality early learning and child care (ECEC) in Ontario.

Summary of Budget Action Recommendations

  1. Commit to continuing the $2/hour Wage Enhancement Grant (WEG) and immediately extending it to include RECEs in other sectors including EarlyON staff
  2. Develop and implement a publicly funded province wide wage scale with a $25/hour minimum wage for RECEs and commensurate compensation for early years staff, a benefits package, including paid sick and personal leave days; we advise the Government to commit at least $375 million as a first step to establishing the wage scale

Click here to read the full submission.


AECEO is hiring - Community Organizing and Communications Coordinator

Job Posting

Community Organizing and Communications Coordinator

Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario (AECEO)

About AECEO

The AECEO is the professional association for registered early childhood educators (RECEs) in Ontario. AECEO advocates for respect, recognition, 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.

 

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AECEO is hiring a Community Organizing and Communications Coordinator

Application deadline - February 18, 2019

The AECEO is looking for a Community Organizing and Communications Coordinator to assume a leadership role in coordinating and implementing the Professional Pay & Decent Work Campaign initiatives and ongoing communication strategies and events.

Details about this exciting opportunity may be found posted here.


Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic Child Care Centres

Hamilton Wentworth Catholic Child Care Centres

Registered Early Childhood Educator (Before and After School Program)

Join our family of early learning centres, where play is wondrous work.

If the thought of setting children and their families up for success brings you pure joy, we want to meet you. If you’re looking to grow, learn, and enhance your skills, we have a place for you. Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic Child Care Centres puts play at the centre of learning each and every day.

We warmly invite you to join our dynamic team as part of our Before and After School program starting as soon as possible.

We hire for heart and talent. We’re looking for someone with the following qualifications: degree/diploma in Early Childhood Education, member of good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators, Standard First aid/CPR level C, and experience working in school age programs.

Everyday, you’ll help children navigate their world through play.

 

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