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RECE Contract Part Time Split Shift (Armadale)

Regional Municipality of York, ON, Canada Req #158
Monday, May 13, 2019
Work with us at Family Day!

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Centre Supervisor the R.E.C.E. is responsible for providing and supporting an Early Learning and Development environment for children (0-12 years) in a group setting, in keeping with the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA), municipal guidelines and the policies and procedures of Family Day.

Job Duties

  • Implement and practice the High/Scope® educational approach to curriculum and the Hanen Learning Language and Loving It™ Program

  • Plan, develop and implement programs  that reflects children’s interest and responds to diverse individual and cultural needs

  • Participate in short and long term planning and evaluation activities

  • Observe and assess children’s progress and behavior to ensure the programs meet individual and group needs

  • Lead and or participate in assessment meetings for children with special needs with the supervisor and/or other agencies; make recommendations to adapt programs as necessary

  • Demonstrate empathy, sensitivity and support to the family unit

  • Practice respectful communication with children, parents, colleagues, teachers, managers, students and volunteers

  • Support, comfort and encourage children who are experiencing difficulties and help them to understand and handle their feelings

  • Manage within the Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety standards

  • Guide and assist children in the development of independent eating, dressing and toileting habits

  • Participate in regular staff meetings, individual supervision, training and related activities both internal and external including the performance review

  • Perform other duties as required.


    Education & Experience Required

  • Early Childhood Education Degree or Diploma

  • Must be registered and a member in good standing with the College of Early  Childhood Educators

  • Training in HIGH FIVE®, PHCD or HIGH FIVE® Sport is a definite asset

  • Minimum of 2 years of child care experience

  • Well-developed skills in areas such as leadership, communication, organization, assessment, teamwork, confidentiality, commitment and accountability, initiative and creativity

  • Knowledge of best practices in the Early Learning development field

  • Commitment to social inclusion

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

  • Criminal Reference Check 6 months current to hiring date

  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR, level C

  • Able to work all shifts between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.


    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
  • Regional Municipality of York, ON, Canada