Centre Director – Forest Hill Academy

Toronto, Ontario
Full-time

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.

The Centre Director will ensure the centre runs smoothly, efficiently, professionally, and working as part of a team to create a safe, caring, and educational place for children.

What we offer:

  • A competitive compensation package, including group benefits & paid sick leave
  • A 40 % discount on childcare for their children
  • A Tuition Reimbursement Program to support and encourage professional growth
  • Ongoing training and development and great career opportunities

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain centre expenses and labour costs within the approved budget.
  • 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.
  • Ensure 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 personnel hired have been interviewed and thoroughly screened (police check and vulnerable sector search, references checked, etc.) before they begin working.
  • Monitor and manage the menus at the centre ensuring a nutritional menu is provided each day.
  • 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.
  • Write newsletters informing parents of centre events.
  • Communicate effectively with parents.
  • Oversee children’s well-being key support person to parents.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • 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.
  • Registration Early Childhood Educator certification required
  • 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 interested applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.