Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)

  • Sentient HR Services
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Oct 04, 2023
Part-Time Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Job Description

Registered Early Childcare Educator (RECE)

We’re looking for passionate, dedicated RECE’s to join our growing team in Ottawa!

Sentient is a staffing solution agency serving Toronto and Ottawa. We connect our 300 highly qualified RECE and ECA staff to meaningful positions in the childcare industry. We have over 1,000 clients throughout the GTA, and we recently expanded into Ottawa.

Our clients provide purposeful and impactful care to the children in their communities. We are commitment to ensuring we supply our clients with staff that are dedicated, passionate and knowledgeable about childcare.


This role is an ideal position for someone looking for a flexible, supportive environment where you can choose your own schedule.

As a member of our supply staff, you will have access to numerous shifts and the ability to determine your own schedule! We offer flexible part-time and full-time schedules.

Our staff deliver the highest quality care through adherence to safety regulations, cultivating positive learning opportunities and offering a nurturing environment that guides the children with warmth, patience and understanding.


Childcare Centre Support

  • Providing support to the childcare centre staff
  • Coordinating meals/snacks/sleep schedules
  • Teaching and following the daily routine of the assigned centre
  • Meet with leaders/managers at each centre to ensure policy and routines are met
  • Adhering to policies, procedures and guidelines as mandated by the Ministry of Education

Working with Children

  • Providing a caring and safe environment
  • Monitoring and supervising children
  • Providing valuable learning and knowledge to children through fun and playful activities
  • Addressing the physical needs of the children
  • Ensuring the social and emotional growth of the children at the centre
  • Consistently finding innovative ways of keeping the children actively engaged
  • Adapting the daily activities to suit the needs of the children at each placement

Service Excellence

  • Meeting shift times and schedules
  • Cultivating relationships with parents/teachers
  • Ensuring professionalism and decorum as a representative of Sentient


Successful candidates should be registered and in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators. Previous experience in a childhood centre environment is ideal. Alongside this, you should be patient and caring with strong communication skills and the ability to use creative ways to interact and engage with the children.

  • Knowledge of child development at various ages
  • Attention to detail and organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to commute within the Ottawa region
  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Police Check
  • First Aid and CPR-C
  • Education: ECE Diploma or Degree
  • RECE Certification


We provide an excellent work environment where you can work with freedom and stability along with a truly flexible schedule - you can choose from our numerous job placements to find the ones that work for you.

  • Competitive pay structure 
  • Public transit pass or gas card **must work 10+ days to qualify; valid for the first three months of employment
  • Company reward and recognition program
  • Flexible work environment and schedule
  • Numerous on-call job openings to choose from
  • Supportive and friendly company culture

Sentient is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing accommodations in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process, we will work with you to meet your needs.