Assistant Centre Director – ABC Wanless

Toronto, Ontario

Imagine a career where you can positively impact the future of children. We are looking for more than just your education and qualifications. We desire people who want more than a job, we are looking for exceptional, engaged, excited and dedicated educators.

BrightPath Kids is seeking a dedicated Assistant Centre Director  for our ABC Wanless location on 18 Melrose Ave, Toronto, ON.

Role & Responsibilities:

To ensure the centre runs smoothly, efficiently, professionally, and working as part of a team to create a safe, caring, and educational place for children. This particular role would assist the Centre Director in carry out their duties at our Kitchener Centre .

  • Ensure all new parents and children are orientated into the centre upon enrollment.
  • Hold regular staff, group leader and assistant meetings to ensure open communication channels display a positive, supportive attitude to all staff members.
  • Hold Parent/Staff meeting to provide opportunities to evaluate centre programs and gain valuable input.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews on all staff, including the “Staff/Child Interaction Scale”.
  • Ensure good communication with parents and administrate our Daycare Works Parental Accounts
  • Take enrollments and enquiries and follow these up appropriately.
  • Complete monthly reports, claims, and monitor childcare subsidy expiry dates maintain documentation to support accreditation portfolios and evidence.
  • Ensure the physical environment is monitored and maintained to meet fire, regional public health, Ministry of education & safety standards and policies.
  • Ensure centre records are always up to date, as per Legislation and Company Policies.
  • Actively train & coach staff get information and opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills (first aid, fire safety, food safety course, required courses for higher levels or training).
  • Ensure that staff records are kept up to date and remain current (Criminal Checks & Vulnerable Sector).
  • Monitor and manage the menus at the centre ensuring a nutritional menu is provided each day.
  • Oversee and assist in the programming and observations etc. of each group in compliance with BrightPath’s Curriculum and in co-operation with Educational Coaches.
  • Ensure that all programming and observations for class groups meet all Ministry of Education Accreditation and Licensing Standards.

Our Full-Time employees enjoy:

  • A competitive compensation package, including group benefits & paid sick leave
  • A 20 % discount on childcare for their children
  • A Tuition Reimbursement Program to support and encourage professional growth
  • Ongoing training and development and great career opportunities.
  • A long-term position

The Ideal Candidate would have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Licensing and Accreditation Regulations.
  • Minimum 2 years of management experience in childcare.
  • Experience working with preschool age children and has relevant knowledge of programming and curriculum.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial management including budget development and review of expenditure against budget, utilization, and staffing levels.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with respect to families, program educators, volunteers, and others.
  • Develops and fosters relationships with parents and educators.
  • A Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) Must be a member in good standing with the Ontario College of ECE.
  • A current Criminal Check & Vulnerable Sector screening.
  • Current Standard First Aid and Infant Child CPR.
  • Up to date immunization and Health assessment as per the local Minister of Health Requirements

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    We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    We thank all interested applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.