Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) (NOC 42202)

by YMCA of Southwestern Ontario

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Mar 01, 2024
YMCA of Southwestern Ontario
YMCA of Southwestern Ontario

Job Description


Join the Y Child Care Team!

Be the Spark! Join our professional and passionate team of early childhood educators and be the spark that ignites the potential in others. YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is one of the largest not-for-profit providers of licensed child care in Canada and we have been making a positive difference in the communities we serve by providing quality childcare for over 50 years!
At the Y, we are committed to providing you with opportunities to develop your knowledge, skills, and career while you enhance the experience of the children and families that we serve.
The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario seeks the following:

Registered Early Childhood Educator( RECE) ( NOC 42202)

Licensed Child Care Location: 1141 Western Rd. London, ON N6G 1G6 and 1150 Landor St., London, ON N5Y 3W3
Number of Positions : 3
In this role, you will perform the following duties:
  • Plan and deliver a consistent child-centered program in accordance with our YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum (0–6-year-olds).
  • Assess the abilities and needs of children and monitor their progress.
  • Provide quality compassionate care and support to children and their families.
  • Ensure supervision and safety of children at all times.
  • Understand and comply with provincial (CCEYA), municipal and YMCASWO policies and procedures.
  • Report any issues in contravention of the CCEYA, YMCASWO policies and procedures
  • Identify signs of potential learning and/ or behavioural problems in children and document the observations following policies and procedures.
  • Be committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and building a sense of belonging.
  • Exemplify the YMCASWO core values, Respect, Honesty, Caring, Responsibility, and Inclusion.

Required Qualifications:
  • Early Childhood Education Diploma or diploma or degree in a related field of study.
  • Registered (or proof that registration is in process) and in good standing in the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE);
  • Minimum six (6) months’ work experience as Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE);
  • Graduates in a related field of study must be members of their associations as required.
  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C certification or include the date of training scheduled within the next three months. Training cost and time is at the expense of the applicant and not reimbursed.
  • Applicants are required to be a minimum of 18 years of age to acquire a current Vulnerable Criminal Reference Check (less than 6 months old);
  • Required to work all shifts on a rotating basis, that cover the full hours of operation of the centre
  • Up-to-date immunizations required by Public Health and the Ministry of Education and YMCASWO.
  • Ability to use frequent light to medium physical effort: lifting to 20 kg (44 lbs.), bending and stooping.

  • Permanent, Full time (37.5 hrs/wk.) @ $22.00 - $24.00 /hr (includes government wage enhancements for RECE’s). 
  • Benefits include health, dental, pension, life insurance, membership to our Y facilities.

To Apply:
NOTE: The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders including our members/participants, employees, job applicants, suppliers, and any visitors who may enter our premises, access our information, or use our services. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations. This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Visible minorities, Youth.

YMCA of Southwestern Ontario