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Centre Supervisor
City of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada 9 Days Ago

Overview
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Early Childhood Educator (ECE)
Posted: 2018-11-08
Requirements
Minimum Education: College
Degree Title: ECE
Minimum Experience: 2 Year
Job Status
Date Ad Starts: 2018-11-07
Date Ad Ends: 2018-12-07
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Description
Major Responsibilities:

 

Reporting to a Program Manager, the Centre Supervisor is responsible for the leadership and daily administration of an early learning and child care centre and/or program, in accordance with City of Toronto's policies and government licensing standards. In this position the incumbent:
  • Delivers inclusive high quality early learning and child care services for children (ages birth to12 years)
  • Ensures that programs/services meet all legislated and regulatory requirements, Council approved directions and program quality standards
  • Supervises the planning/delivery of a developmentally appropriate curriculum for all children in the centre
  • Leads and supports the implementation of a play based curriculum model reflective of the Ontario Early Years Policy Framework.
  • Leads staff teams and supervises assigned staff including monitoring and evaluating staff performance, assigning and scheduling work, overseeing attendance management, approving salary increments, issuing discipline and managing grievances.
  • Promotes effective teamwork, high standards of work quality and organizational performance, and continuous learning. Encourages innovation in others
  • Ensures the health, safety and well-being of all children and staff in the centre(s), ensures that Centres/programs are in compliance with legislation, policies and procedures related to health and safety.
  • Manages the resolution of service delivery issues, including the reporting/follow-up of centre based Serious Occurrences as outlined in legislation
  • Provides input into and administers assigned budget, making certain that expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budget limitations
  • Plans and implements parent involvement and engagement which may include information sessions and workshops
  • Works with external agencies, services and resources including local community agencies working in the child and family sector to provide integrated seamless programs that improve outcomes for children and families
  • Liaise with and provides information to a variety of professional groups, elected officials, government bodies and academic institutions
  • Participates in Unit and Divisional workgroups, as required
Key Qualifications:
    • Eligibility for approval as a Child Care Centre Supervisor under the Child Care and Early Years Act 2014, including current registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators as an Early Childhood Educator.
    • Considerable experience supervising staff, as well as leading, coaching, motivating and developing teams in an early learning & child care centre within a unionized environment
    • Considerable experience leading and implementing a play-based program model in licensed early learning & child care programs.
    • Considerable experience administering and delivering early learning and child care services and programs.
    • Extensive knowledge of child development, current thinking and initiatives related to the early learning and child care field.
    • Extensive knowledge of government legislation and policies relating to the delivery of early learning and child care.
    • Knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices, and relevant employment legislation, including human rights and occupational health and safety.
    • Knowledge in preparing and administering a budget.
    • Computer literacy utilizing relevant software applications, e.g. MS Office
    • Good analytical, organizational and time management skills.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team.
    • Knowledge of and the ability to demonstrate the following City core competencies including: customer service, fiscal accountability, innovation, results orientation and teamwork.

 

 

Temporary Duration: Six (6) months with a possibility of extension.

 

Accommodation: If you are an individual who requires accommodation, due to disability under the Ontario Human Rights Code, to apply for this position, please email us at application.accommodation1@toronto.ca, quoting job ID #2314448 and the job classification title. The City is committed to providing Code-protected accommodation throughout its hiring process. Please visit Hiring Policies and Statements for further details
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