Job Details

  • Job ID: 216666
  • Jul 24, 2017
  • Markham, ON
  • Negotiable


Job Description

Little Miracles Childcare and Learning Centre (LMC) is a Christian, non-profit Child Care Centre that is set to open and start operations in Markham out of St. Maurice & St. Verena.Centre hours are 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Monday to Friday, except for statutory holidays. Flexibility in workday to accommodate Centre hours is required. Regular work week is 40 hours.ResponsibilitiesThe Executive Director will: Ensure the delivery of a faith-based curriculum which offers a Christian worldview. Report to the Board of Directors of Little Miracles Child Care & Learning Centre. Be responsible for the overall Centre management including administration, financial management and staffing. Be responsible for the development of budgets, projections and proposals as required. Be responsible for the annual budget that is prepared for the Board of Directors and relevant government agencies. Maintain all financial reporting procedures as required by the Regional Municipality of York, the Ministry of Education, and/or any financial reports resulting from contracts. Comply with Auditor requirements for the Annual Audit process. Be responsible for daily financial procedures including but not limited to banking transactions, payroll, management of accounts payable and receivables. Work directly with the bookkeeping service to ensure accurate and timely practices. Prepare reports as required by the Board of Directors. Communicate and negotiate with funding and licensing bodies. Oversee the monitoring and evaluation of program effectiveness and bring information forward to the Board of Directors to inform decisions about programs. Recommend updates and revisions of all policies and procedures as required including but not limited to finance, human resources, and policies and procedures as they apply to clients laid out in Parent Handbooks. Arrange the Annual General Meeting. Provide on-going evaluation of all educators. Manage the marketing, advertising, and public relation components of the Centres programs to promote enrollment, Centres profile, public awareness of critical issues for childcare, families, community, etc. Be responsible for the management of human resources including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, evaluation, discipline, dismissals, employee compensation and benefits. Ensure compliance with the Employment Standard Act, Human Rights Code, etc. Work with external agencies, services and resources including local community agencies within the child and family sector to provide integrated seamless programs. Establish professional, positive relationships with families and all relevant stakeholders. Manage and ensure that standards of practice are met and exceeded according to the Ministry of Education, Licensing and Compliance, within governance through the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA). Manage and ensure that the standards outlined in the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, from the College of Early Childhood Educators, are maintained at all times. Manage the resolution of service delivery issues, including the reporting/follow-up on Serious Occurrences as outlined by legislation. Ensure the health, safety and well-being of children and educators in the Centre. Ensure that the Centre is compliant with all legislation, policies and procedures. Supervise the day-to-day implementation of all programs. Supervise, motivate and train educators. Promote effective teamwork and ensure educators are engaged in continuous professional learning opportunities. Monitor and evaluate educator performance, oversees attendance management, authorize and coordinate vacation requests and recommend disciplinary action when necessary. Plans and implements parent/family involvement.Qualifications and required skills and credentials Must provide at least two employment related references as well as a pastoral reference. 3-5 years experience working in a licensed child care centre. Knowledge of employment standards, labour relations principles and practices, and relevant employment legislation, including human rights and occupational health and safety. Extensive knowledge of child development, current research and initiatives related to the early learning and the child care field. Knowledge of the ELECT Document, How Does Learning Happen? Think, Feel, Act, Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and the CCEYA. Exceptional organizational and time-management skills with the ability to prioritize different competing requirements simultaneously. Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written), highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to co-operate, follow instructions and make difficult decisions. Strong conflict resolution skills and sound judgement. Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Publisher and the ability to learn new programs, as required. Intermediate knowledge of technology tools and website related programs.Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.) Must be a Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators. Certified Teacher with the Ontario College of Teachers is preferred but not essential. Able to obtain a Police Vulnerable Sector Screening, First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate - Level C, and meet health requirements. Current Food Handlers certificate. Expected physical demands: standing, sitting for extended periods, climbing stairs, lifting heavy objects up to 50 lbs., bending, twisting and working in varied weather conditions indoors and outdoors.

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