Daycare Facility Manager

The Wiggles and Giggles Daycare
Published
July 5, 2024
Location
Fort St. John
Category
Job Type
Experience
Must have relevant experience
Salary Type
Hourly Rate
Salary
$25.00-$30.00 per hour - plus if the candidate qualifies for the B.C. Government Early Childhood Wage Enhancement, the wage would be increased by another $6 per hour.
Hours
40
Education
College Diploma or Certificate
Country
Canada
Province
British Columbia

Description

The Wiggles and Giggles Group Daycare in Fort St. John, B.C., is looking for someone to take a leadership role at our daycare on 110 Avenue. We are looking to add an experienced, fun, energetic Facility Manager dedicated to providing quality care! This is a Monday through Friday management position that also requires working in multiage programs with children ranging from 12 months to 5 years. 

Responsibilities :

Day to day:

  • Provide outstanding care and supervision of children ages 12 months to 5 years
  • Collaborate, develop and execute age-appropriate programming to foster children’s cognitive, physical, emotional and social development
  • Ability to use age-appropriate techniques/strategies in guiding behaviour
  • Utilize strong group management skills
  • Assess abilities and observe children for signs of potential developmental or behavioural challenges.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with parents/guardians and community services
  • Effectively communicate with parents/guardians regarding a child’s day
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a collaborative approach but also the ability to work independently
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment that protects the health and well-being of children

Management:

  • Ensures and facilitates the smooth functioning of all aspects of the childcare centre in order to best serve children and families
  • Provides supervision, leadership, coaching and support to all centre staff
  • Assists with ongoing informal and formal performance evaluations of centre staff.
  • Facilitates orientation of new staff to the centre.
  • Project and anticipate program changes or vacancies.
  • Supports new registrations
  • Ensures licensing requirements are met at all times
  • Coordinates staff scheduling within approved teacher-child ratios
  • Consults, supports and provides guidance to teaching staff in evaluating and revising children’s programming as required
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships and regular communication with parent-clients; facilitates or directly provides mediation and resolution to parent-program conflicts which may arise
  • Ensures regular liaison and communication, as required with Infant Development, Supported Child Development and other community resources
  • Provides appropriate professional development opportunities to centre staff, within centre and in accordance with identified training needs of staff at the centre
  • Markets the centre to prospective client-parents
  • Is an active, contributing member of the management team at Wiggles and Giggles and will report directly to our General Manager. Communicates key messages on decisions made by the Management Team to centre staff on an ongoing basis.
  • Performs other duties as the General Manager may assign from time to time.

Qualifications

Qualifications :

  • Early Childhood Educator License to Practice is required (Infant and Toddler training is considered an asset)
  • 5 years experience working with children ages 12 months to 5 years
  • 1-3 years of supervisor or Management experience would be a benefit
  • In depth knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Valid First Aid Certification
  • Clean Criminal Record Check
  • References

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Candidates must currently be available for work in the Fort St. John location of British Columbia.
  • Candidates must have a valid Early Childhood Educator license to practice and previous supervisor or manager experience
  • Candidates must be able to work shifts Monday to Friday between the hours of 7:00am and 5:45pm

How to Apply

You can apply by sending your resume to jobs@wigglesandgigglesdaycare.ca

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