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|Open Date||Jan 23 2018||Close Date||Mar 02 2018|
|Position Title||Manager of Children's Services||Posting Type||Permanent Full-Time|
|Posting Status||Active||Position Length||Full Time|
|Department Group||Children's Resource Centre||Hours per Week||40|
|Department||Children's Resource Centre||Openings||1|
|Education||College Diploma||Experience||5 - 7 years|
Manager of Children’s Services -
Come join our team in beautiful Northwestern Ontario, where you will enjoy a warm and supportive environment, share your passion and knowledge for early childhood education with children, parents and staff. Working alongside a talented team of educators, your outstanding leadership, guidance and positive reinforcement will help set the stage for many incredible milestones to come. The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to make a positive and proactive difference and foster our philosophy for exceptional and outstanding childcare in our community!
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), or designate, you will be responsible for the overall leadership, planning, development, administration, budget management, evaluation and personnel of the Best Start and Best Start Hub programs. Ensuring compliance with all pertinent City of Dryden policies and procedures, Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) Funding and Directives, Employer Obligations under College of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario, Ministry of Education Child Care Centre Licensing Manual, College of Early Childhood Educator Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and any other relevant legislation. Also manages and fosters proactive partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders, governments and community agencies and services.
As the ideal candidate you will possess:
- An Early Childhood Education Diploma and must be registered in good standing with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators.
- Must have a thorough and demonstrated understanding of the Child Care Licensing Manual, Health and Safety Standards, College of Early Childhood Educators Code of Ethics, Ministry of Educations document: “How Does Learning Happen?” and other related legislation and regulations.
- Five (5) years previous experience in a supervisory position within a childcare setting or related area.
- Demonstrated knowledge of child care philosophies, licensing regulations and pertinent legislation related to child care operations.
- Demonstrated experience with preparing, implementing and monitoring budgets; creating and implementing policies and procedures and pertinent curriculum; prepare written reports in accordance with Municipal, Ministry and funding guidelines.
- Working knowledge of collective agreements and managing in a unionized environment.
- Must be competent within the meaning of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and be capable of issuing clearly understandable written and oral instructions.
- Excellent communications skills both written and oral with the ability to make public presentations.
- Efficiency to detail; excellent time and project management skills
- Clean Criminal Background Check/Vulnerable Sector Screening check (at the applicant’s expense).
- Current First Aid/CPR or ability to obtain along with having and maintaining a valid driver’s license.
Salary to commensurate with qualifications, education and experience. Closing date is February 23rd, 2018.
Personal Information contained on this form is collected pursuant to the Municipal Act, 2001, and will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility for employment. Questions with respect to the collection of personal information should be addressed to the Freedom of Information and Privacy Coordinator, City of Dryden, 30 Van Horne Avenue, Dryden, ON P8N 2A7 or contact at (807) 223-1125.
Accommodations of persons with disabilities are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance to the Manager of Human Resources or designate.
We thank all applicants and advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.