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Begin Your Career as a Childhood Educator

We are looking for dedicated and passionate child care professionals to join our growing YMCA team. The Y is recognized as a top employer in the GTA and a top employer of young people in Canada, and is the largest non-profit provider of Licensed Child Care in Canada — and our staff is the core of our success.

Now Hiring New Educators For September 2020!

Lead quality, play-based learning within a Licensed Child Care environment when you apply to join our dedicated team of Child Care professionals at the Y.

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Why Join the Y GTA Child Care Team?

  • Lead quality, play-based learning within a Licensed Child Care setting
  • Competitive salaries with yearly increases based on employee performance
  • Potential for career growth within internal positions for supervisory or managerial roles, and opportunity for movement within over 280 locations across the GTA
  • Professional development and leadership training opportunities (YMCA Playing to Learn and A Place to Connect curricula)
  • Work/life balance and family-friendly policies
  • Apprenticeship Program Sponsorship
  • YMCA Gym Membership
  • Enhanced vacation
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program *
  • Extended health care and dental plan *
  • Paid Days Off *
  • Child Care & Camp Discounts *
  • Pension *
  • Maternity and compassionate care top up *

**NEW** enhanced benefits now offered to salaried split shift staff
* Where applicable

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About our Child Care team opportunities

  • Registered Early Childhood Educators (RECE) — must be in good standing with the College of ECEs
  • Early Childhood Assistants (ECA)
  • On-site Supervisors for Before and After School Programs
  • Early Learning Facilitator (ELF) — may require other qualifications, such as Ontario Certified Teacher, Child & Youth Worker, and/or Social Service Worker
  • Occasional Supply Staff
  • Child Care Supervisors
  • Minimum 6 months experience working with children in a child care or educational setting
  • Up-to-date standard First Aid and CPR (Level C) certification
  • Successful completion of a Police Records Check
  • Up-to-date immunizations
  • Passion for working with children

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To view and apply for Child Care positions, visit our Employment Opportunities page. New positions are posted regularly, so check back often for new opportunities.

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