YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

Looking for Passionate Child Care Educators to join our team! Position(s) available: Multiple supply positions available. Hours of work: Supply positions are required for both full day child care programs as well as before & after school programs. Child care centres operate Monday-Friday, 6:00am-6:00pm (hours vary by centre); before & after school programs operate Monday-Friday split-shifts, with shifts starting as early as 6:00am and as late as 6:00pm Benefits: A complimentary YMCA membership which encourages you to embrace the Y’s philosophy of health and well-being Opportunities for professional development and career growth Responsibilities Provides quality care to all children in a licensed childcare environment Actively engages with children and ensures supervision and safety of children at all times Plans and implements a consistent child-centered program in accordance with YMCA curriculum’s Playing to Learn and A Place to Connect. Complies with the Child Care Early Years Act, YMCA policies and the YMCA Child Protection Policy Completes required documentation of children’s development and interactions Ensures positive, professional communication with families on an ongoing basis Other duties as assigned Qualifications: Passion for working with children and providing quality play-based learning within a licensed childcare setting OR Registered Early Childhood Educators ** RECEs must be registered with their governing regulatory body or be willing to obtain registration** Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport with parents, children, staff and volunteers Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to use frequent light to medium physical effort: lifting up to 20 kg (44 lbs.), bending and stooping Must be able to work outdoors for at least 2 hours daily year-round; may be exposed to heat, humidity or cold Successful candidates will be required to provide the following prior to first day of work: Up-to-date Standard First Aid and CPR (Level C) certification Successful completion of Police Records Check within the last 6 months Up-to-date immunizations Please note only those individuals legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered for employment with the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka. We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please be advised that all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening. The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Individuals needing employment accommodation in the hiring process or job postings in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources department.