Registered Early Childhood Educator or Child Care Practitioner

Why Work for the YMCA? As a charitable organization, the YMCA of Niagara aspires to be a great workplace, committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, where different backgrounds, experiences, and identities are appreciated and celebrated. Guided by our shared values – caring, health, honesty, inclusiveness, respect, and responsibility - the YMCA provides our employees with meaningful jobs and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and the health of our communities. We recognize the contributions of our staff through growth opportunities and great benefits, and the knowledge that their day-to-day actions have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the people of Niagara. NATURE & SCOPE The roles of the RECE and CCP is to help carry out the day-to-day operations of the Child Care centre, helping to implement programs for children in care within the requirements of the current curriculum.
Hiring Organization: 
YMCA of Niagara
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Elementary School, Thorold, ON
- Responsible for the care and safety of the children - Maintain a positive and professional relationship with all parents, children, and fellow team members - Participate in training and adhere to the YMCA Child Protection Policies and Procedures as established by the YMCA of Niagara - Organize and implement activities for the group as outlined in the YMCA curriculum - Maintain a positive and professional relationship with all parents, children and fellow staff - Participate in training sessions when required
- Registered Early Childhood Educator, or Proof of enrollment in an accredited ECE program if applicable - Experience in a child care centre - Strong communication skills - Must be 18 years or older - Current standard first aid, and CPR - C certification - A clear Criminal Reference Check – Vulnerable Sector Search issued for the YMCA of Niagara COMPETENCIES - Child and Youth Focused - Commits to assisting growth and development among children and youth - Relationship Building and Collaboration - Builds positive interactions both internally and externally to achieve work related goals - Concern for Health and Safety - Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction - Team Work - Actively builds teams and encourages open relationships for maximum organizational effectiveness
Base Salary: 
RECE ($19.03 + $2.00 WEG + $1.00 RECE premium) CCP ($17.06 + $2.00 WEG)
Work Hours: 
Permanent Part-time – 25 hours a week (Before school 7am-9am & After school 3pm-6pm) – approximately
Additional Information: 
APPLICATION PROCESS Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by noon on September 19th, 2023 to [email protected]. Please indicate position applying for in the subject line of your email Internal applicants are encouraged to notify their supervisor before applying. All applicants are thanked for their interest. Only those applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted by email. Please note that interviews may take place virtually due to COVID-19. In- person interviews will adhere to physical distancing guidelines. Accessibility accommodations and materials in alternate formats for individuals with disabilities can be arranged upon request