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Program Facilitator Contract Full Time (Thornhill EarlyON)

7755 Bayview Ave, Thornhill, ON L3T 4P1, Canada Req #156
Monday, May 13, 2019
Work with us at Family Day!

Job Purpose

The Program Facilitator plans and facilitates programs for families/caregivers and children from birth through six years of age.  Upholds policy and procedures as they relate to the children’s services, personnel and team development.  Ensures the accountability of all early years programs and services.  Provides families/caregivers the resources and referrals to early child development.  The centres are open six days per week.  Work schedule will be flexible including evenings, week-ends & satellite locations.

Job Duties

  • Demonstrates, promotes and articulates the value of children’s play

  • Models anti-bias practices and cultural sensitivity

  • Understands and demonstrates child guidance in developmental context

  • Displays an awareness of the learning process and the ability to follow a child’s lead

  • Plans and facilitates a variety of developmentally appropriate programs for families and responds to diverse cultural needs

  • Prepares developmentally appropriate programs for infants/toddlers/pre-school children and their families

  • Provides families/caregivers with evidenced based information to questions based on all aspects of a child’s development 

  • Supports families/caregivers by providing agency referrals and contact information in the community

  • Supports families in understanding the importance of interacting with their children during the program

  • Plans for and facilitates family centered and professional development workshops and evaluates the effectiveness of the programs

  • Maintains good relationship with other community agencies and early learning programs


    Education & Experience Required

  • E.C.E. degree/diploma

  • Knowledge of parent education, child development & community resources

  • Experience in facilitating parent education workshops

  • Excellent organizational & computer, communication, customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Commitment to Social Inclusion

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Ability to speak second language an asset

  • Flexible working hours

  • Car required together with current license and vehicle liability insurance

  • Medical  required – including TB 6 months current to hiring date

  • Criminal Reference Check 6 months current to hiring date

  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR, level C


    Family Day Care Services is committed to providing a safe environment for children. All applicants will be thoroughly screened using background checks and a review process.

    In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Family Day Care Services will provide a 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, feel free to contact Human Resources via email:

    Family Day Care Services is an equal opportunity employer

    We thank all applicants for applying but only those under further consideration will be contacted


We are Hiring! If you have the passion, creativity and dedication we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • 7755 Bayview Ave, Thornhill, ON L3T 4P1, Canada