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#18844 Registered Early Childhood Educator - Infant, Toddler, Preschool - YMCA of Oakville

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Ramanjit Virk

YMCA of Oakville


410 Rebecca Street
Oakville, ON

905-845-3417 Ext: 2360


Job Description

Arts / Education


August 14, 2022



Full-time Permanent



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Do you strive to nurture healthy growth and development of children? Do you cheer children on every step of their learning? Are you looking for a workplace that offers you the opportunity to make a positive difference in your community? A workplace that embraces and celebrates individuality and where you feel that you belong? If so, the YMCA of Oakville is the place for you!

We are looking for motivated, values driven enthusiastic, team players to join our growing Child Care team.  

Why work at the Y Oakville?

The YMCA of Oakville is the largest not-for-profit Child Care provider in Oakville. We offer high quality Infant, Toddler and Preschool Child Care programs for children ages 6 weeks to 3.8 years at 10 locations across Oakville. 

Our Early Childhood Educators are essential to the success of our programs and make a positive impact every day in the lives of the children in our care. We are committed to providing staff with professional development and training opportunities to support them with implementing our YMCA Playing to Learn.


Dr. David R Williams, St. Michael, Pilgrim Wood Child Care Centers in Oakville 

Work Schedule

Full time position, Monday to Friday, rotational shifts – must be available from 7:00 am – 6:00 pm (42.5 hours/week)

Salary & Benefits

• Competitive pay rate $20.43 per hour (inclusive of provincial and federal grant)

• Comprehensive health, dental and other employee benefits

• Staff Membership to YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics facility

• Opportunities for career growth and professional development   


• Effective implementation of the nationally recognized YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum

• Create warm, welcoming environments and ensure the safety of children enrolled in the program through direct supervision, attendance protocols, and age-appropriate programming

• Ensures positive, professional communication with families on an ongoing basis

• Assist with children’s meals and snacks including set up and clean up

• Comply with the Child Care Early Years Act, YMCA Policies and YMCA Child Protection Policy


• College Diploma or University Degree in Early Childhood Education, and certified through the College of Early Childhood Educators (RECE)

• Experience working with infant, toddler or preschool children and families

• Passion for planning and facilitating high quality play-based experiences for children 

• Effective written and verbal communication skills

• A flexible, collaborative team player with a strong work ethic

• Commitment to working in a socially inclusive environment responding with sensitivity and personal awareness to the diverse needs of members including visible and non-visible dimensions of diversity

• Valid Standard First Aid with CPR C prior to first day of work

• Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening 

• Must provide proof of being fully vaccinated against covid-19 or provide valid proof of exemption on grounds that are protected under the Human Rights code 

This position requires the following Association Core Competencies: Quality Focus, Relationship Building and Collaboration, Communication, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity and Trust, and Commitment to Organization Mission, Vision and Values.   

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet all the above requirements, then click Apply Now button at the top/bottom of the posting to upload your resume and a cover letter.

The YMCA of Oakville encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Due to a high volume of application, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

This posting closes on August 14, 2022. 

We at the YMCA of Oakville value the diversity of people and communities, and we are committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association. We are an equal opportunity employer. If you are invited for an interview and require accommodation or have any questions about the interview process, please let us know.  




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