Child Care Centre Supervisor

  • CompanyAamjiwnaang First Nation
  • Job TypeSupervision/Management
  • Required ExperienceAt least 2 years' experience providing licensed childcare and working knowledge of the Child Care and Early Years Act
  • Job TypePermanent Employment
  • Education / CredentialsA member in good standing of the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline02/22/2024

Job Description

Position Title: Child Care Centre Supervisor

Location: Sarnia, ON

Duration: Permanent

Posting Closes/Deadline: February 22, 2024

Tentative Interview Dates: February 26/27, 2024

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Education Coordinator, the Child Care Supervisor assumes responsibility for the day to day operation of the Child Care Centre. The supervisor is responsible for program planning, working effectively with staff, working with families and children, connecting with the community, mentoring students and administrative responsibilities related to the day to day operation of the Child Care Centre. The supervisor is responsible for providing leadership to ensure a quality, culturally appropriate childcare service.

Responsibilities

Administrative responsibilities related to the day to day operation of the Child Care Centre:

  • Assists the Education Coordinator in the development and monitoring of the child Care Centre’s Budget.
  • Endorses the ABMK program statement and adheres to the policies, directives, and plans.
  • Maintains a safe, healthy, and welcoming environment for children.
  • Main contact for parents and caregivers
  • Maintains enrollment and child records
  • Ensure adequate records for maintained and compiled
  • Responsible for program staff schedules
  • Consults with parents/caregivers and staff on each child’s participation and progress
  • Develops and maintains a work plan based on the overall goals of ABKM; other reports as required.
  • Maintains provincial standards of the CCEYA and makes policy recommendations as required
  • Encourage parental involvement in the childcare centre

Child Care Program Development, Planning and Implementation:

  • Plan and implement a program that reflects the philosophy of the ABKM.
  • Monitoring the childcare program to ensure compliance with the CCEYA.
  • Provide mentoring, training, assigning, and scheduling for staff, students, and volunteers.
  • Responsible for designing, implementing, and supervising community/parent/family activities and available to work evenings as required.
  • Monitors activities for assessing, detecting problems, identifying trends, providing new and innovative initiatives, and makes recommendations to improvement.
  • Ensures that Indigenous culture and language concepts are embedded into the curriculum and daily activities.

Staff Supervision:

  • Conduct monthly staff meetings and support professional development.
  • Provide support and direction to educators regarding child development.
  • Provide feedback and input to the Education Coordinator for annual appraisals for each educator and all other Centre employees
  • Assist the Education Coordinator with hiring process and make recommendations on staffing.
  • Ensure that all staff comply with the policies and procedures
  • Performs such other related duties as may reasonably be required by the Coordinator.

Minimum Requirements

  • A member in good standing of the College of Early Childhood Education, with at least 2 years’ experience providing licensed childcare and working knowledge of the Child Care and Early Years Act.
  • Strong leadership skills and/or supervisor experience an asset
  • Ability to build and foster relationships with staff, families, Chief and Council, volunteers and community resources.

Other Considerations

In accordance with Section 16 Special Programs of the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference will be given to Aamjiwnaang Band Members with relevant education/experiences (R.S.C 1985, c. H-6, s16 (1-3).

Preference may be given to First Nation candidates with relevant on reserve employment and/or those with knowledge and understanding of Aamjiwnaang and history and community.

Application Process

If you are interested in this opportunity, kindly forward your resume and cover letter via mail, email, or fax to:

Aamjiwnaang First Nation

978 Tashmoo Avenue

Sarnia, ON

N7T 7H5

Attention: Ashley Fisher, Human Resources Officer

or

humanresource@aamjiwnaang.ca

or

519-336-0382 fax

For more information, check us out online at www.aamjiwnaang.ca