Program Director

Company Name: 
Right Start Daycare
Street Address: 
332 41 Ave N.E.
Postal Code: 
T2E 2N3
Based on education and experience.
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Posting End Date: 
2019-04-30 00:00:00
Job Summary: 

**Position is not available until late March-April approx as we are a brand new facility opening.**

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What qualifications are we looking for?

At Right Start Daycare we strive to ensure our employees are a fit based on their strengths, interests, and future goals. 

The successful candidate will have the following:
 -Alberta Daycare Qualifications Certificate (Supervisor level), (Early Childhood Education Diploma or recognized equivalent by Alberta Government Licensing dept.)

-A passion for delivering high quality and care and education to children

-Leadership and coaching skills

-Experience creating lesson plans and curriculum plans
-Experience working with children aged 12 months - 6 years in a licensed child care setting
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including basic computer literacy
-Current Standard First Aid and CPR C certification (CPR recertified within the last 12 months)
-Evidence of a clear Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Search dated within 6 months of the interview
-Two professional references

What does this role look like at Right Start Daycare?

This position is full -time and will work 37-40 hours per week between the hours of 6am - 6:30pm, Monday through Friday. Flexibility of the successful applicant’s personal schedule is required to ensure area needs are met. This person is the onsite senior leader, next to the owners of the business. We are looking for someone who takes pride in their work, is a hard worker, detail oriented, and highly dedicated to their role. This candidate needs to deliver excellent client service to our parents, ensure that all the compliance components of running the daycare are in line, and participate in the management of employees. This person will be responsible to tour parents, gain new clients, retain our existing clients, and ensure that timely response on any and all communication with internal and external clientele. The successful candidate will bring a breadth of knowledge to the table in respect to lesson planning, accreditation processes, documentation of children's education, and their own ideas on how we can make Right Start the very best it can be for our kids.

The successful individual in this role will:
-Ensure the delivery of excellent service by identifying and responding in a professional and timely manner to the needs and wants of children and parents/guardians
-Plan and facilitate intentional, developmentally appropriate play-based learning activities. This includes engagement in active play indoors and outside, and center experiences.

-Work well in a team environment and in collaboration with others

-Be flexible with the business and also contribute great ideas to enhance our program and children's experience
-Effectively implement Right Start’s Learning Curriculum and policies 
-Ensure a safe and clean environment that is in good repair
-Positively represent Right Start Daycare both internally and with the broader community

Right Start Daycare is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada by way of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a valid Canadian work permit. Right Start Daycare is currently not engaged in international recruitment efforts as we are required to demonstrate that we have exhausted all means of recruitment both locally and nationally.

  Our employees enjoy:

-A competitive compensation package, hourly pay rate

-Ongoing training and development and great career opportunities.

-A 40 % discount on child care for their Child(ren)

-A long-term position

-Benefit packages available

-Permanent position

Preferred Certification Level: