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Daycare Supervisor/Manager

Rate TBD
Location Canada (On-site)
Type of project Specialized Trade help Education/teaching
Duration 12 months
Education required Some college/University
Years of experience 2 - 5 years
Deadline May 30, 2016
Area of Specialization Education
Mandatory Required Professional Designation/Certification:

In good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from an accredited institution or equivalency granted by the College of Early Childhood Educators

Position Overview:

The successful candidate will be an energetic, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, who is willing to work overseas. As the Executive Director of an International cooperated daycare, you will have the opportunity to work in Shenzhen, one of the most prosperous cities in China, and lead a highly experienced staff of educators to create an engaging and nurturing environment for the burgeoning young minds of children from 3 to 5 years old. The Director reports directly to the Board of Directors, and collaborates with the members of the Board to develop and implement daycare policies strategies and curriculum that drive the short and long term success of the daycare. The daycare is looking for an enthusiastic and positive educator with management, leadership and administrative experience. The successful candidate will work with teachers, board members, and parents to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the daycare.


Collaborate with staff to develop and implement creative child programs that are age appropriate
Guide local staff to develop equipment and build daycare environment applying to Canadian culture
Transfer Canadian early childhood education ideal to local educational environment
Combine and balance cross culture education
Develop and grow philosophies and practices to meet the children's needs
Foster an environment that respects children’s strengths, rights and needs
Oversee Chinese content and age appropriateness of programming
Ensure that children receive healthy, nutritious and balanced lunches and snacks in accordance with all applicable public health
Maintain accurate records on each child including, knowledge development, medical, consent forms, and attendance records
Lead staff by motivating, mentoring and coaching
Promote staff performance through frequent formal and informal constructive feedback and staff evaluations
Identify training and professional development opportunities for staff
Manage the logistical elements of staffing such as organizing staffing requirements and schedules, maintaining accurate and up-to-date staff records, and scheduling staff meetings
Responsible for maximizing enrollment through promoting, marketing and advertising the daycare.
Manage and oversee the staff hours and behavior
Maintain ongoing and regular communication with parents through various methods such as emails and newsletters

Required Skills & Abilities:

Excellent leadership and management skills
Excellent in English. French is an asset
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and QuickBooks
Ability to delegate responsibilities where appropriate
Strong verbal and written communications, creativity, interpersonal skills, time management, and organizational abilities
Familiarity with Chinese traditions and practices is an asset
Team Player

Required Experience:

3+ years in early childhood education
3+ in a senior managerial role within a daycare
The successful candidate will be required to submit Vulnerable Sector Screening and current immunization record

-Competitive pay rate plus vacation pay and eligible for statutory holiday pay
- 3 months holiday with pay
- A comfortable individual accommodation and 3 meals per day
- Prompt pay cheque or via direct deposit
-A safe working environment
-Referral bonus ($)
-Group Insurance
-We invest in your personal and professional growth by providing you with free training opportunities

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000.00 /year

Required experience:

Early Childhood Education and Management: 3 years
Required license or certification:

Early Childhood Education Background
Required education:

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