ECE Lead, EarlyON
Adventure Place is a registered charitable organization providing a continuum of Prevention, Early Intervention and Treatment services to young children and their families who reside in the North Quadrant of Toronto. Services and Treatment are available for a range of special needs including social, emotional, behavioural, communication, development and learning difficulties. For more information, please visit our website at www.adventureplace.ca.
The ECE Lead will be responsible for delivering high quality programming for children (birth to 6 years) and their families for the EarlyON Child and Family Centre – Adventure Place and ensuring that they meet the funder’s standards/requirements.
Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time, 5 days per week (37.5 hours per week, occasional evenings and weekends required).
- Implement the mandatory core EarlyON services: engaging parents and caregivers; supporting early learning and development and, making connections for families.
- Develop and deliver programs/services that are guided by the following principles: child and family-centred; welcoming; high quality and, inclusive.
- Facilitate evidence-based parent education workshops such as: Nobody’s Perfect, Make the Connection, Learning Language and Loving IT, Kids Have Stress Too! etc.
- Create and maintain a clean, organized, welcoming and inclusive environment within all EarlyON setting.
- Participate in the collection, maintenance and distribution of community resource information among all sites.
- Participate in EarlyON outreach and program promotion efforts.
- Collect appropriate program data/evaluation according to Ministry standards.
- Recruit, train and supervise volunteers.
- Monitor and supervise student placements.
The ECE Lead, EarlyON will Possess:
- Early Childhood Education degree/diploma
- Must be a member in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE)
- Minimum of 3 years direct work experience with young children and their parent(s)/caregivers
- Experience working with community partners (i.e. Public Health, Public Library, TDSB/TCDSB, children’s mental health centres, Early Abilities etc.)
- Knowledge of early childhood development including typical and atypical child development
- Strong program planning and implementation skills
- Effective interpersonal skills including the ability to relate with parents/caregivers and their young children
- Demonstrated parent education/workshop facilitation skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Boardmaker
- A valid Ontario’s drivers’ license and access to a personal vehicle required
- Ability to speak Farsi, Chinese, Korean, and/or Russian is an asset
Please submit your resume and cover by going to http://adventureplace.ca/get-involved/ . We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If contacted, please inform us should any accommodation be required during the interview process.
Adventure Place values diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace.