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YMCA Regional Child Care Curriculum and Quality Facilitator

YMCA Regional Child Care Curriculum and Quality Facilitator

Website YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford

YMCA Regional Child Care Curriculum and Quality Facilitator
2 positions available supporting various Child Care Sites located in
Hamilton, Burlington and Brantford

Starting Salary: : $42,500 – $61,879 (Commensurate with experience)
Position Status: Full-Time with benefits and a complimentary YMCA membership
Placement: Immediate

Benefits & Perks – We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty,
longevity, and passion for the work we do:

  • Paid Vacation Entitlements that increase with seniority (subject to eligibility)
  • Competitive total compensation packages
  • Group health and benefits plans (includes medical, dental, and prescription medication, subject to eligibility)
  • Generous pension plans with employer matching
  • Free YMCA Health & Fitness Memberships
  • Professional development opportunities including paid training and access to YMCA education scholarships
  • Reduced rates for YMCA Child Care, Camp, and Child & Youth programs (subject to eligibility)
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Opportunities for career advancement

Nature and Scope:

The YMCA Regional Curriculum and Quality Facilitator reports directly to the General Manager of Program Integrity and Training. The incumbent will provide support to the Association’s preschool and school age childcare programs through daily program visits in a support capacity, conducting quality assessments/audits and trainings within the Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford region. In addition, responsibilities will include expectations associated with the implementation of A Place to Connect, YMCA Playing to Learn, How Does Learning Happen, High Five and CCEYA with a focus on enhancing curriculum quality.

Hours of work are based on 40 hours per week, with the flexibility to be available early mornings, later afternoons, evenings, and weekends to accommodate the needs of the childcare program. Use of a vehicle is required to conduct multi- regional visits, provide off site training and to provide onsite program support. This position includes group health benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide 20 – 25 hours per week of in program role modeling in program to support the implementation of the curriculum while referencing the assessment tool to provide accurate information;
  • Complete observations on programs regionally (Hamilton, Burlington, and Brantford) with the purpose of supporting quality and compliance, identifying components of YMCA Curriculum and CCEYA;
  • Work closely with the General Manager of Program Integrity and Training, Area Managers, Inclusion Support Facilitators, Child Care Supervisors and Curriculum team;
  • Inform, guide and educate frontline educators on best practices and pedagogy as it relates to YMCA Curriculum and How Does Learning Happen;
  • Develop reports to accurately track visits that align with CCEYA, Curriculum and quality;
  • Direct delivery of curriculum to assigned region;
  • Implement effective resources that support and enhance the quality of programs: Implement various quality assessment tools (Curriculum pre-assessments, ECERS 3, SACERS, GROOVE);
  • Develops a strategy to ensure programs are current in furnishings, maintenance and aesthetics;
  • Model and comply with association policies, procedures, best practices and employee expectations as established by the YMCA;
  • Develop and Maintain relationships with community partners;
  • Use various methods of communication including computer, email, voicemail/and or internet applications;
  • Provide administrative support to the General Manager of Program Integrity and Training;
  • Provide accurate information to resolve concerns;
  • Prepare accurate reports as required;
  • Deliver YMCA Playing to Learn core trainings/ A Place to Connect core trainings;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by coach.

Qualifications:

  • University Degree in Child Related Field/Completion of Early Childhood Education Program
  • Registered Early Childhood Educator preferred
  • Current CPRC and Standard First Aid
  • Sound knowledge of YMCA Curriculum
  • Maintains current knowledge of CCEYA
  • Diploma/degree in Adult Learning an asset
  • Current knowledge of ECERS/SACERS/ High Five/Groove Education an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, email and internet applications
  • Current Satisfactory Vulnerable Police Records Check
  • If you are hired, prior to your start date and as a condition of employment, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid Human Rights exemption

Competencies:

  • Child & Youth Focused – Commits to assisting growth and development among children and youth
  • Quality Focused – Ensures that YMCA programs and services are superior
  • Planning and Organization – Establish a clearly defined and effective course of action for self and others to accomplish short and long term work goals
  • Communication – Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing and goal achievement across the YMCA
  • Relationship Building and Collaboration – Builds positive interactions both internally and externally to achieve work related goals.

Accessibility:
The YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford is committed to creating an inclusive environment that accommodates all individuals, including those with disabilities. We support the goals of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Acts (AODA) and have established policies, procedures and practices which adhere to the accessibility standards set out in the AODA. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process please do not hesitate contacting our Human Resources Department.

The YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford is an equal opportunity employer.

Internal Applicants:
The YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford encourages employees within the Association, as well as those employed within the Canadian YMCA/YMCA-YWCA Federation to submit their application.  Please note that in so doing, the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford reserves the right to contact the applicable YMCA or YMCA-YWCA for purposes of seeking an employment reference throughout the recruitment process.

Please ensure that prior to submitting your application that you have disclosed to your current supervisor, your intention to submit your application. By submitting your application, you understand and agree to allow the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford to contact your current Association.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your letter of application and resume, along with salary expectations by April 30, 2022​ attention:

Heather Mullen
General Manager, Program Integrity and Training
[email protected]

We thank all applicants, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Organizational Overview:
As one of the largest charitable community service organizations in Canada, the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford responds to critical social needs in the community and works to provide solutions. By nurturing the potential of children, youth and adults, the YMCA connects people to life-building opportunities, to each other and enhances their quality of life. We foster social responsibility and healthy living. The YMCA works collectively with community partners that share the YMCA’s determination in strengthening the foundations of community for all people.

This position requires a commitment to the YMCA mission and core values of: Belonging, Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility, as well as, a commitment to building developmental assets in children and adults. All offers of employment will be subject to the provision that the successful incumbent provides the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford with a current and satisfactory Police Records Check. Positions responsible for the direct supervision of children and/or vulnerable persons will be required, in addition to a Police Records Check, to provide a Vulnerable Sector Screening Report at the time of hire.

Application Deadline
06/05/2021

To apply for this job email your details to heather.mullen@ymcahbb.ca

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