Nature and Scope:

The Team Leader, School-Age provides a fun, safe, and active before and after school program for children ranging in age from six to twelve years old.  Team Leaders are responsible for the oversight and supervision of the program, and ensuring that all YMCA policies and procedures and Child Care Early Years Act requirements are met.  Additionally, they are responsible for developing and delivering quality programs that support the healthy development of children, while fostering and nurturing positive peer relationships in a supervised setting.

Competitive Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive pay rate $19.10 – $21.22 per hour (inclusive of provincial and federal grant)
  • YMCA Staff Membership included (Health, Fitness & Aquatics)
  • Opportunities for career growth and professional development

Location: 

School, Oakville

Schedule of Work:

Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 9:00 am / 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm (Split shifts)

+ extra hours opportunities, if available

Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight and supervision to before and after school program for children ages four to twelve
  • Comply with the Child Care Early Years Act, YMCA Policies and the YMCA Child Protection Policy
  • Ensure positive, professional communication with families on an ongoing basis, and respond promptly to all requests, queries and concerns
  • Deliver quality age-appropriate program experiences that are reflective of the varied interests of the group and support the healthy development of children
  • Provide leadership in meeting program objectives
  • Dedicated to supporting the healthy growth and development of children and promoting a lifelong appreciation for learning
  • Collaborates with other YMCA staff members and volunteers to support effective team work
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with school personnel
  • Participate in professional development including staff meetings, workshops and training
  • Complete administration tasks as required

Qualifications:

  • Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) is an asset
  • Or: Bachelor of Education (OCT)/Child and Youth Worker (CYW)/Early Childhood Assistant (ECA)/Social Service Worker (SSW)/Personal Support Worker (PSW)/Recreation & Leisure
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with children and families
  • Effective conflict resolution and teamwork skills
  • Valid and current Standard First Aid with CPR C
  • Police Security Check and Immunization Record

The position requires the following Association Core Competencies: Quality focus, Relationship building and Collaboration, Communication, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity and Trust, Commitment to Organization Mission, Vision and Values.

We appreciate your interest in a career opportunity with the YMCA of Oakville.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Childcarecareers@oakville.ymca.ca with a subject line “Team Leader- Before and After School Program”.

We thank all applicants and only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

This posting closes on December 15, 2018.

The YMCA of Oakville values the diversity & inclusion and is committed to excellence in our Association. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter (or email).