Date: March 21, 2017
Position(s): Registered Early Childhood Educator, Full Time
Location(s): Various Locations available in London, Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin
Start Date: ASAP
Wage: starting at $14.96 per hour – based on experience
An additional $2.00 per hours is provided through a provincial wage enhancement grant.
Hours: Monday to Friday – Hours vary from 7am to 6pm
The YMCA of Western Ontario has immediate vacancy for the above position. Our child care programs provide a positive, safe, and nurturing environment where children can develop to their full potential. We pride ourselves in value based programming, which incorporates the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. We embrace a national curriculum YMCA Playing to Learn which focuses on interest and play based learning. This position provides you an opportunity to contribute to the wellbeing and full participation of children in their community.
• Implementation of the YMCA curriculum to meet the needs, interests and talents of all children
• Working professionally with parents, outside agencies, and other team members
• Actively supporting the staff/volunteer team in providing excellent customer service
• Solving parent concerns in a customer focused manner
• Proactively developing relationships with children, peers, volunteers and parents
• Adhering to child safety/security policies and practices
• Supporting and following CCEYA (2014) requirements
Qualifications & Experience:
• Early Childhood Education Diploma or equivalent- qualifications from an accredited college or university, combined with a minimum of 1 year of related experience within a child care environment. Previous YMCA experience is an asset. Early Childhood Education students successfully graduating in May 2017 are welcome to apply for these positions.
• Current member of the College of Early Childhood Educators/College of Trades.
• Post secondary education, in addition to the Early Childhood Education designation, is considered an asset
• Current First Aid/CPR certifications.
• Current and acceptable Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Position Screen is a condition of employment for all staff and volunteers.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Values Inclusion Influence Developing Others
Innovation Quality Results Emotional Maturity Community
Relationships Communication Change Capacity Self Development
Decision Making Philanthropy
Why the Y:
• An opportunity to work in a charitable organization open to all regardless of background, belief or ability
• A connection to an international organization time honoured by many
• A chance to work with staff who, for the past several years, have documented a satisfaction rate of over 90% on the Staff Satisfaction Survey
• A place where people care about each other and their community; where the Y’s core values respect, caring, honesty and responsibility are practiced each and every day
• Hands-on training and transferable skills which will set you up for success now and in the future
• A complimentary YMCA membership which encourages you to embrace the Y’s philosophy of health and well-being
• A discount on our Childcare and Camp programs with high interests in the excellence of our programs
• An awesome work- family balance i.e., our school age programs operate Monday to Friday – no work on the weekends!
How to Apply:
1. Indicate the posting number in the subject of your email to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Submit your resume and cover letter
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The YMCA of Western Ontario is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders including our members/participants, employees, job applicants, suppliers, and any visitors who may enter our premises, access our information, or use our services. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations.