Organization: Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office
Program/Project: Ontario Early Years Centre Don Valley West Riding
Position Title: Lead Program Facilitator
Department: Child and Family Services
Location and Hours of Work: 35 hours a week, Monday to Friday, occasional weekends and overtime.
Position Type: Full time
Expected Start date: April 6 2009
Salary: $22 per hour
Details of probation: 3 months probation
An Ontario Early Years Centre is a place for children up to the age of six and their parents and caregivers to take part in programs and activities together. Parents and caregivers can also get information about their children’s development and about services to support that development.
TNO Ontario Early Years Centre offers the services listed below. The programs and services are free to all parents and caregivers of young children.
• Early learning and literacy programs for parents and children.
• Programs to help parents and caregivers in all aspects of early child development.
• Programs on pregnancy and parenting.
• Links to other early years programs in the community.
• Outreach activities so all parents can get involved with their local Ontario Early Years Centre and other TNO services
Reports to the Child and Family Services Manager. The Lead Program Facilitator develops, supervises and is responsible for the day to day operation of the OEYC programs. The Lead Program Worker is also responsible for scheduling, monitoring supplies and resources.
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIE
• Implements and supervises appropriate programs for client groups
• Evaluate effectiveness the program and make necessary changes
• Collaborate and communicate with OEYC satellites in Don Valley West Riding
• Provides day to day functional supervision to the OEYC staff and the program
• Make monthly schedule for staff’s shifts, prepares reports
• Acts as a resource for clients, staff and students
Education: The minimum level of education preferred is a Community College Diploma in Early Childhood Education or equivalent.
Three to five years of experience preferred in child develompment and family settings; assessment and communication skills to provide services for children with special needs; instruction and supervision of staff and students/volunteers.
A successful clearance of criminal record verification will be required when necessary for the position. Valid CPR /First Aid.
To apply for this position internal and external candidates are requested to forward a copy of their application (cover letter, resume and any other document supporting your candidature) to Human Resources by 5 pm on March 6th, 2009.
“Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office is committed to employment equity initiatives. We strongly encourage residents of Thorncliffe Park and surrounding communities and members of ethno-racial, aboriginal, immigrant, francophone, refugee, LGBT and disabled community groups to apply and self-identify.”
Or FAX: (416) 421- 8656
For more information visit: http://www.thorncliffe.org
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.