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Job Title Assistant Director
Job ID 7923
Job Category Assistant Director
Job Description Bumper Crop Early Learning Centre, located inside Ecole Waterford Springs School, is seeking a full-time/permanent Assistant Director for our 134 space Infant, Preschool and School Age Centre.
The AD will ensure a safe, happy, and inclusive environment for all children in our care that fosters all areas of their individual development within a group setting.

They will:
- manage and coordinate with their team of educators in a positive manner, leading by example and providing continual support.
- ensure the physical environment is monitored and maintained to meet the highest level of health and safety at all times
- participate in the planning and implementation of staff meeting-
- act as the designated alternate to the Executive Director in the ED’s absence
- work in partnership with the E D in regards to the daily operations of the centre and overseeing areas such as daily staffing plans, subsidy, waitlist, training new employees, managing child files, URIS, monthly newsletter, and other duties as assigned.
- have minimum 3 years experience in a management role
- Strong knowledge of the ELCC Licensing Manual
- have experience in play-based programming
- have knowledge of ISP and experience working with the ISP staff and children
- Demonstrates excellent organizational and time management and problem solving skills;
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills both written and verbally; Proficiency in written and spoken English
- Working knowledge of Child Care Pro and Microsoft Office including Word and Excel and email
Eligible Candidates ECE Level II/III Diploma and 3 years’ experience in a Supervisory role
- Position is based on clear Criminal Record Check and Child abuse registry check
Valid First Aid/CPR Level C

We offer:
- A positive work environment
- Paid MCCA membership
- A competitive salary
- Group insurance benefits (health & dental) Centre shares cost
- Wellness Fund - $ 50.00 annually per employee
- Clothing Fund - $50.00 annually per employee
- Paid sick days
- 2 Paid Respite Days
- Paid professional development opportunities
- Paid staff meetings
- Three weeks’ vacation taken in the first year
Area of the City/Province Inkster West

2090 Jefferson Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Application Deadline September 17, 2021
Contact Information Please send resume and references to

We thank all that apply for the position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted by the centre.
Job Title Assistant Director
Job ID 7943
Job Category Assistant Director
Job Description Early Learning and Child Care Centre Thompson Inc. is a not for profit organization, located in The University College of the North building. Our curriculum and programming reflect leading research and practices to provide optimal environment for all children’s learning and development. We are looking for a full time, experienced and enthusiastic Assistant Director for our licensed 74 space centre.
Position Summary:
The Assistant Director is responsible for aiding the centres Executive Director in managing the overall operations of the centre, including the development and management of the procedures required for carrying out the policy decisions of the Board of Directors for the fulfillment of the goals and objectives of the Early Learning and Child Care Centre Thompson Inc. The Assistant Director must exhibit professional attitudes and behaviours, act as a role model for staff, parents and children. Ensures a physically safe and emotionally supportive environment that shows sensitivity to the individual needs of the children in all aspects of their development, as well as the needs of the staff and parents. Aids to ensure the program continues to meet all legal requirements and staff maintain licensing and educational requirements. The Assistant Director acts as Centre Director in the Director’s absence.
Administration Responsibilities
• Receive enrollments and enquiries and follow these up appropriately.
• Ensure that staff records are kept up to date and remain current.
• Ensure that the information kept on each child is current.
• Maintain confidentiality at all times.
• Represent the Centre in the community.
• Staying current with research and emerging best practices in Early Childhood as recommended by MCCA, the Community Child Care Standards Act and other relevant authorities.
• Updating and maintaining the centre’s electronic child care program
• Maintaining the information posted within the centre
Centre Duties
• Ensure the physical environment is monitored and maintained.
• Assistance in classrooms, material and grocery shopping, and family communications.
• Support and guide staff with observations, weekly planning and implementing activities to meet children's needs and the centre curriculum.
• Understanding the philosophy, mission and goals of the centre.
• Training staff to observe and document children’s development and interests for planning and documentation purposes.
• Ensure that the playroom environments support quality interactions, relationships between children, educators and families.
• Establishing positive working relationships with a team of educators.
• Support educators in playrooms by role modelling and giving examples of what is expected.
• Organize workshops, seminars, in-house workshops, or other professional development for staff with Director.

• Ensure all new parents and children are orientated into the Centre.
• Assist with resolving problems occurring at the Centre in a professional manner.
• Support all new staff settle into the Centre.
• Display a positive, supportive attitude to all staff members.
• Encourage staff to work together as a team.
• Assist with orientations and centre tours.
Working with Staff
• Prepare staff training meetings and take minutes.
• Maintain professional ethics and practices at all times.
• Provide orientation for new staff.
• Function as a mediator.
• Able to schedule staff shifts and make sure ratios are maintained.
• Delegate tasks efficiently.
• Ability to maintain consistency in expectations.
Working with Families
• Ensure communication and relationships with families are supportive and respectful.
• Promote the quality care and education within the Centre.
• Involve families in centre activities.
Eligible Candidates Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Attributes
• Early Learning and Child Care Certificate in Administration (ECEIII)or be willing to register and work toward certificate.
• Strong professionalism skills and problem resolutions skills.
• 3+ years of experience in an early childhood education setting.
• Experience in leadership position in an early childhood education setting.
• Strong understanding of accreditation and licensing standards.
• Excellent leadership and organizational skills.
• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel and computers in general.
• Current Childcare First Aid and CPR.
• Current Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector check.
• Must be physically agile, energetic and be able to work both indoors and outdoors.
• An individual who reflects a strong work ethic.
• Reliable, on time and responsible.
• Maintains physical and mental well-being, ability to maintains work life balance.
• Must have an understanding and knowledge of land-based place-based learning
• Knowledge of first nation, Inuit and Metis culture will be an asset
• Safe Food Handling certificate would be an asset.
• Class 5 drivers’ license.
Area of the City/Province Thompson
Application Deadline September 23, 2021
Contact Information Please email your resume and cover letter to Kerri Wheaton at