Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)

  • Sentient HR Services
  • York Region, ON, Canada
  • Nov 06, 2023
Full-Time Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Teaching

Job Description

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


Sentient is an established childcare staffing agency serving Ottawa and the GTA.  We connect our 300 highly qualified RECE and ECA staff to meaningful positions in the childcare industry. We have over 500 clients throughout the GTA, and we recently expanded into Ottawa.

We are committed to ensuring that we supply our clients with staff that are dedicated, passionate and knowledgeable about childcare.


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 
  • Monthly Transit Pass or gas card ** must work 10+ days, valid for the first three months of employment.
  • Company reward and recognition program – see our video:
  • Flexible work environment and schedule
  • Numerous on-call job openings from which to choose
  • 2022 Employer of Excellence Winner – see our video:


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
  • Compose any required reports for parents or clients as requested
  • 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
  • Reporting/raising any issues as required
  • 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.

  • Minimum of two doses of a COVID-19 vaccination required
  • Knowledge of child development at various ages
  • Attention to detail and organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to commute within York Region
  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Police Check
  • First Aid and CPR-C
  • Education: ECE Diploma or Degree
  • RECE Certification

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.