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We are seeking to hire a permanent full-time RECE!

Light of the World is a new and innovative quality childcare centre focusing on the holistic development of children and quality care. We are a nonprofit organization providing high-quality programs for infants, toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten age groups.

We are seeking qualified, dedicated, and passionate educators who will be responsible for educating, stimulating, influencing, and caring for the children in their classroom environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and implement childcare programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development of children

Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs, taking children to local points of interest, and providing opportunities to express creativity through media of art, dramatic play, music, and physical activity

Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children

Ensure the program compliance with all Ministry and program standards. i.e., CCEYA

Able to implement the four foundations of “How Does Learning Happen” through observations, reflections, documentation, and curriculum planning

Recognize and respond to the needs of each child by using developmentally appropriate teaching and child behaviour management techniques

Assess the abilities, interests, and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members

Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians, or supervisor

Share responsibility for maintaining program equipment in good repair; assist with toy/equipment disinfecting

Engage and work collaboratively as a team member in caring for the children and the overall operation of the program; maintain regular and open communication with peers and all other co-workers

Follow and implement health and safety through the uses of a variety of tools including daily observation forms, sanitary practices forms, medication forms, and the environmental assessment tools

Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits

Maintain a high level of professionalism at all times

Creative, hard-working team player, energetic, and flexible

Participate and interact in team meetings and workshops

Other classroom and centre duties as required by Supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

Formal training in Early Childhood Education from a recognized College or University

Member of the College of ECE's, in good standing by the Ministry of Education

Minimum 2 years of experience in a licensed childcare facility

Speaking languages of the served community, as well as bilingual francophone speaking applicants, is a great asset.

This position requires long hours of standing, walking, bending, crouching, kneeling, and lifting

Professional team player who is committed to the growing and learning of each child

Possess strong leadership and organizational skills

Strong communication and interpersonal skills (oral and written)

Effective classroom management skills

Positive attitude, enthusiasm, and a passion for working with children

Standard First Aid/CPR Level C

Updated Immunization record

Current TB test (within 6 months)

Recent vulnerable sector police record check

Hi-Mama parent app communication experience is an asset

Current Food Handlers certificate is an asset

Diversity and Inclusion: Light of the World Child Care fosters a positive inclusive workplace culture, with a workforce which is representative of the families and communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation, to apply to join our team.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Family Childcare Services will provide reasonable accommodation to employees and prospective employees to the point of undue hardship upon request and as required in respect of the individual’s particular restrictions and limitations. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need to ensure your equal participation.

For more information about the Child Care Centre: https://lightoftheworldchildcare.ca/

Interested applicants are welcome to apply by sending your resume to hr@lightoftheworldchildcare.ca

Please mention your salary expectation on your application.

We are seeking to hire a permanent full-time ECA!

Light of the World is a new and innovative quality childcare centre focusing on the holistic development of children and quality care. We are a nonprofit organization providing high-quality programs for infants, toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten age groups.

We are seeking qualified, dedicated, and passionate educators who will be responsible for educating, stimulating, influencing, and caring for the children in their classroom environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and implement childcare programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development of children

Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs, and preparing crafts

Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods

Assist with proper eating, dressing, and toileting habits

Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors

Maintain Childcare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties

Attend staff meetings to discuss the progress and problems of children

May assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records.

Participating in lunch, diapering, bathroom, and toilet training duties and promoting healthy and independent practice.

Supporting all staff and engaging in a positive team

Developing and maintaining a strong partnership with parents

Flexibility within working practices of the setting, undertaking other duties where needed, such as domestic tasks, preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, etc.

Keep the classroom clean and tidy.

Maintain proper documentation, logbooks, and staff communication books.

A team player attitude

Experience in planning and implementing programs

REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

Current CPR/First Aid

Current police clearance with the vulnerable sector

Immunization record

Food Handlers Certificate (preferred)

Good organizational skills and communication (Oral and written)

Speaking languages of the served community as well as bilingual francophone speaking applicants is a great asset

This position requires long hours of standing, walking, bending, crouching, kneeling, and lifting

Able to assist with our daily planned program and activities.

Great communication skills and problem-solving, especially interacting positively with parents, co-workers, and the children

Must have Child Care experience

Diversity and Inclusion: Light of the World Child Care fosters a positive inclusive workplace culture, with a workforce which is representative of the families and communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation, to apply to join our team.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Family Childcare Services will provide reasonable accommodation to employees and prospective employees to the point of undue hardship upon request and as required in respect of the individual’s particular restrictions and limitations. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need to ensure your equal participation.

For more information about the Child Care Centre: https://lightoftheworldchildcare.ca/

Interested applicants are welcome to apply by sending your resume to hr@lightoftheworldchildcare.ca

Please mention your salary expectation on your application.

We are seeking to hire a part-time Cook!

Light of the World is a new and innovative quality childcare centre focusing on the holistic development of children and quality care. We are a nonprofit organization providing high-quality programs for infants, toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten age groups.

We are seeking qualified, dedicated, and passionate educators who will be responsible for educating, stimulating, influencing, and caring for the children in their classroom environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plan and prepare nutritional meals in accordance with the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA), in consultation with the Centre Supervisor.

Prepare suitable menu substitutions for children with allergies and individual dietary requirements

Ensure adequate supplies are available to meet daily menu plan requirements

Responsible for removal of food and collection of plates and utensils at each scheduled meal

Wash and sanitize all dishes, utensils and put dishes away for all scheduled meals

Prepare and serve daily lunches and snacks for children enrolled at childcare centre

Responsible for posting the menus, and substitutes if made during the day

Responsible for ensuring all Individual Anaphylaxis Plans (IAP) allergies and food restriction are posted in the kitchen, are up to date and accurate. All IAPs must be understood and strictly adhered to

Maintain health and safety records

Operate and maintain kitchen according to Public Health inspection requirements

Ability to incorporate light housekeeping duties in daily routines

Perform other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time

REQUIREMENTS

Certificate or Diploma in Food Handling and Preparation

Health and Safety Certificate

Prior experience preparing meals in a business or institutional setting will be an asset

Understanding and working knowledge of current Public Health Guidelines and Canadian Food Guide

Experience in cooking for large groups

Excellent communication and written skills

Ability to work in a team environment

Social and multicultural sensitivity

Medical required – including TB (two stages) 6 months current to hiring date

Police Vulnerable Sector Check 6 months current to hiring date

Current Standard First Aid and CPR, level C

Able to work Monday to Friday.

Diversity and Inclusion: Light of the World Child Care fosters a positive inclusive workplace culture, with a workforce which is representative of the families and communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation, to apply to join our team.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Family Childcare Services will provide reasonable accommodation to employees and prospective employees to the point of undue hardship upon request and as required in respect of the individual’s particular restrictions and limitations. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need to ensure your equal participation.

For more information about the Child Care Centre: https://lightoftheworldchildcare.ca/

Interested applicants are welcome to apply by sending your resume to hr@lightoftheworldchildcare.ca

Please mention your salary expectation on your application.