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Job Title Assistant Director
Job ID 7499
Job Category Assistant Director

Job Summary
Under the direction of the Executive Director of the Preschool Centre, the Assistant Director is responsible for assisting the Executive Director in the day-to-day delivery and management of the childcare program providing a safe, developmentally, and culturally appropriate environment for children. The successful incumbent will have the skills and experience to play a supporting role in programming that focuses on child development, staff development and setting up strong administrative processes.
Responsibilities and Tasks
1. Assist the Executive Director to develop and implement a program for preschool children:
•Plan and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of the children in the program
•Ensure the provision of nutritious snacks and lunches
•Provide adequate equipment and activities
•Ensure equipment and the facility are clean, well maintained, and safe always
•Develop culturally appropriate programs and activities
2. Assist the Executive Director to supervise and mentor childcare staff:
•Supervise, coach, and encourage staff
•Provide input on staff performance/evaluations
•Take corrective action when necessary
•Assess training needs
3. Provide assistance in the administration of the daycare program:
•Keep parents informed of program expectations, activities, and their child’s progress
•Maintain current, accurate and confidential children’s files
•Invoice, receive and record childcare fees
•Enrollment of Families
5. Work with outside organizations to support families
6. Perform other related duties as required including working with the children
Eligible Candidates Education and Experience
•ECE III Classification or ECE III in training
•Current Investigation Authorization including Police Records Check with Vulnerable Persons Search; and Child Abuse Registry Check
•Knowledge and previous experience a definite asset
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
•Knowledgeable in child development theories and practices
•Competent in Emergent Curriculum and Invitations to Play
•Ability to provide safe and appropriate activities for children to enhance play and learning
•Familiarity with relevant legislation, policies, and procedures to ensure that children are always supervised and safe
•Knowledgeable in Human resources management
•Skilled in child program development, implement and evaluation
•Demonstrated understanding of Learning through Play, Planning from Play Documentation
•Experience with emergency procedures
Area of the City/Province Winnipeg, St. Vital area
Application Deadline November 6, 2020
Contact Information Application Process
Submit your cover letter and resume to: , by 4:00 p.m., Friday, November 6, 2020.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.