Home Childcare Coordinator

London Children's Connection - Middlesex, ON (30+ days ago)

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HOME CHILD CARE COORDINATOR

Community Home Child Care - Middlesex Branch

Part-Time (3 days per week), Term Position commencing September 2020, to approximately September 17, 2021 As this Term is connected to Pregnancy/Parental Leaves, the beginning and end dates are subject to change.

Are you an experienced Early Childhood Educator looking to make a positive impact on the lives of families in Middlesex County? Help local families to connect with dedicated Home Child Care Providers by becoming our newest Home Child Care Coordinator.

In this position, you will be directly supporting approximately 10-12 Providers and their home child care programs, which offer flexible child care options for children from infancy to 12 years old. You will be integral in recruiting, training, and mentoring Providers, empowering them to develop and provide quality home child care programs that meet the needs and expectations of the children and families in their care.

As a Coordinator for a licensed program, you will support the Providers in your area to ensure that their home child care programs are not only safe and nurturing, but also operate in accordance with the standards and requirements of London Children’s Connection, the Child Care and Early Years Act (2014), the Ministry of Education, and all other applicable regulations.

For families seeking home-based child care, you will be instrumental in connecting them with an approved home child care program suited to their family, and in supporting the relationship between the families and their Provider on an ongoing basis.

In this role, you will be a pivotal member of the Community Home Child Care team and an invaluable resource to both Providers and families. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply to join us!

Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood Education Diploma or Degree
  • Proof of membership in good standing in the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Standard First Aid, including infant and child CPR – Level C
  • Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Minimum 3 years related experience
  • Experience in a supervisory role
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle in order to travel within Middlesex County for home visits

Skills required:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational, decision making, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently, as well as a team member
  • Highly knowledgeable of the needs and developmental stages of children
  • Understanding of How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for Early Learning document and the Child Care and Early Years Act, as it relates to home child care
  • Proficient computer skills

Ready to apply?

Are you an Early Childhood Educator looking for a great employment opportunity that allows you to mentor others and work with local families? We want to hear from you.

Qualified candidates can email their resumes and cover letters to: Julie Keens, Program Manager

Note: Please identify the position you are applying for in your e-mail subject line, ie ‘Home Child Care Coordinator’.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4:00 PM on Wednesday, August 05, 2020

If you require accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please contact 519-471-4300 and ask for Human Resources

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

About Community Home Child Care, within London Children’s Connection

London Children’s Connection is a non-profit organization. We provide high quality child care programs and related services that encompass the care, education, and guidance of children, from infancy to school age, in London and the surrounding area. By supporting children and families, we are helping to build caring communities.

Our Community Home Child Care program is licensed by the Ministry of Education and offers nurturing child care in the safe, approved homes of our carefully selected, self-employed, Home Child Care Providers. lcc.on.ca/chcc

Job Type: Contract

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • No Weekends

Experience:

  • Child Care: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • DCS / DEC (Required)